11 days in Southern Italy, Sicily & Cinque Terre Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy, Sicily & Cinque Terre Itinerary

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11 days in Southern Italy, Sicily & Cinque Terre Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Tropea
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Reggio Calabria
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cefalu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Calatafimi-Segesta
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Scicli
— 1 night
Fly + train:  5​h 30​min
6
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  11​h
End: Cairo

1
night
Tropea

Tropea ©
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. On the 17th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Capo Vaticano, get into the urban bustle at Tropea, then stroll through Tropea Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Sanctuary of Santa Maria dell'Isola. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Grotticelle beach, then don't miss a visit to I Vicoli di Pizzo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Piedigrotta Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese Murat.

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Cairo, Egypt to Tropea is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Tropea is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairo in June; daily highs in Tropea reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pizzo, Capo Vaticano
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Castello Aragonese Murat ©
Castello Aragonese Murat
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano

1
night
Reggio Calabria

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castello Ruffo di Scilla, go for a walk through Chianalea di Scilla, then shop like a local with Opere di Rabarama, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Reggio Calabria route planner .

Drive from Tropea to Reggio Calabria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Tropea in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Reggio Calabria, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cefalu.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Scilla
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Castello Ruffo di Scilla ©
Castello Ruffo di Scilla
Chianalea di Scilla ©
Chianalea di Scilla

1
night
Cefalu

Cefalu ©
Cefalù is a city and comune in the Province of Palermo, located on the northern coast of Sicily, Italy on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 70km east of the provincial capital and 185km west of Messina. On the 20th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Museo Mandralisca, don't miss a visit to Lavatoio Medievale, then delve into the distant past at La Rocca, then take a stroll through Cefalu Coast, and finally make a trip to Duomo di Cefalu.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cefalu attractions planner.

Getting from Reggio Calabria to Cefalu by combination of ferry and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Calatafimi-Segesta.

Things to do in Cefalu

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu
Museo Mandralisca ©
Museo Mandralisca
La Rocca ©
La Rocca

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nights
Calatafimi-Segesta

Calatafimi-Segesta ©
On the 21st (Fri), delve into the distant past at Teatro Greco di Segesta and then explore the ancient world of Tempio di Segesta. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro and then delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Selinunte.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Calatafimi-Segesta online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Cefalu to Calatafimi-Segesta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Calatafimi-Segesta sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Scicli.

Things to do in Calatafimi-Segesta

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Parco Archeologico di Selinunte, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
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Teatro Greco di Segesta ©
Teatro Greco di Segesta
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Parco Archeologico di Selinunte ©
Parco Archeologico di Selinunte

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Scicli

Scicli ©
Scicli is a town and municipality in the Province of Ragusa in the south east of Sicily, Italy. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll through Sampieri, then see the interesting displays at Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. George, and finally contemplate the long history of Scicli.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Scicli trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Calatafimi-Segesta to Scicli in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Calatafimi-Segesta in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Scicli, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Scicli

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Modica
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Cathedral of St. George ©
Cathedral of St. George
Scicli ©
Scicli

2
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at San Pietro Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Isola Palmaria, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, browse the exhibits of Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello, then examine the collection at Dialogo nel Buio, and finally examine the collection at Galata Museo del Mare.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Scicli to Cinque Terre in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or take a train. Traveling from Scicli in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cinque Terre, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Genoa, Porto Venere, Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro
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Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria
Dialogo nel Buio ©
Dialogo nel Buio
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello ©

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