9 days in Sicily Itinerary

9 days in Sicily Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Naples
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  3 h 45 min
1
Palermo
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
2
Agrigento
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Piazza Armerina
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Naples

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Cattedrale di Palermo and Duomo di Monreale are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Norman Palace and Duomo di Cefalu. When in Palermo, make a side trip to see Cefalu Coast in Cefalu, approximately Cefalu away. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, wander the streets of La Kalsa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella Di San Giuseppe Dei Falegnami, Facolta Di Giurisprudenza, Universita Di Palermo.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Palermo tour itinerary planner.

Naples to Palermo is an approximately 4- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cefalu, Duomo di Monreale
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

3
nights
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 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello, explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Lido Rossello, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima, and finally explore the ancient world of Eraclea Minoa.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Agrigento trip site.

Traveling by bus from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Piazza Armerina.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Playa Lido Rossello, Spiaggia at Siculiana Marittima
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Greci
Chiesa San Nicola ©
Chiesa San Nicola

3
nights
Piazza Armerina

Piazza Armerina
Piazza Armerina is an Italian comune in the province of Enna of the autonomous island region of Sicily.HistoryThe city of Piazza developed during the Norman domination in Sicily, when Lombards settled the central and eastern part of Sicily.But the area had been inhabited since prehistoric times. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Villa Romana del Casale. Visit Cattedrale di Maria Santissima Delle Vittorie and Chiesa di San Giovanni Evengelista for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza Armerina and Chiesa di Sant’Ignazio di Loyola. Explore Piazza Armerina's surroundings by going to VALLE DELL'ACATE (in Acate), Saint Maria of Monte (in Caltagirone) and Paul-Bricius & Company (in Vittoria). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Pietro, see the interesting displays at Museo della Civilta Contadina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo dei Teatini, and browse the collection at Biblioteca Comunale “Alceste e Remigio Roccella”.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Piazza Armerina travel tool.

Getting from Agrigento to Piazza Armerina by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Piazza Armerina

Historic Sites Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

VALLE DELL'ACATE, Saint Maria of Monte, Paul-Bricius & Company
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Villa Romana del Casale
Villa Romana del Casale
Piazza Armerina ©
Piazza Armerina
Chiesa San Pietro ©
Chiesa San Pietro

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