9 days in Sicily Itinerary

9 days in Sicily Itinerary

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9 days in Sicily Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Catania
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Agrigento
— 1 night
taxi + ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Ustica
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  2​h 15​min
4
Castellammare del Golfo
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  3​h 15​min
5
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
End: Ljubljana

1
night
Catania

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 29th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo and then get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the geological forces at Mount Etna.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Catania online visit planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Catania is an approximately 5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in October, with highs in Catania at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Agrigento.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Nature Museums
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Monastero dei Benedettini ©
Monastero dei Benedettini

1
night
Agrigento

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi), and then take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino della Kolymbetra.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Agrigento trip app .

You can drive from Catania to Agrigento in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Catania in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Agrigento, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Ustica.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Il Giardino della Kolymbethra ©
Il Giardino della Kolymbethra

1
night
Ustica

Ustica is the name of a small island, about 9km across, situated 52km north of Capo Gallo, Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ustica road trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Agrigento to Ustica. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Castellammare del Golfo.

Things to do in Ustica

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Castellammare del Golfo

Castellammare del Golfo ©
Castellammare del Golfo is a town and comune in the Trapani Province of Sicily. Kids will enjoy Riserva Naturale Orientata dello Zingaro and Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cattedrale di Palermo and Palazzo dei Normanni e Cappella Palatina. Get out of town with these interesting Castellammare del Golfo side-trips: Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Catacombe dei Cappuccini (in Palermo). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Alcamese d'Arte Sacra and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Ciullo.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Castellammare del Golfo travel itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ustica to Castellammare del Golfo. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Castellammare del Golfo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Palermo, Alcamo, Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo, Duomo di Monreale
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Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo ©
Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo

2
nights
Lampedusa

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Attrezzata di Cala Fiato Perduto, kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Cala Guitgia. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Pulcino and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia dei Conigli.

Discover how to plan a Lampedusa trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Castellammare del Golfo to Lampedusa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Castellammare del Golfo in November since evenings lows in Lampedusa dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach

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