7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Palermo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Cefalu
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Taormina
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Syracuse
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Catania
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Quattro Canti, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Conte Federico, thenponder the design of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria), and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Palermo road trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Palermo is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Palermo due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cefalu.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

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

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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lavatoio Medievale, take in the awesome beauty at Rocca di Cefalu, thenwander the streets of Cefalu Coast, thencontemplate the long history of Duomo di Cefalu, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio del Santissimo Sacramento.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Cefalu vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Cefalu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Taormina.

Things to do in Cefalu

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Duomo di Cefalu ©
Duomo di Cefalu
Cefalu Coast ©
Cefalu Coast
Rocca di Cefalu ©
Rocca di Cefalu

1
night
Taormina

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Varo, browse the collection at Biblioteca Comunale Sant' Agostino, step off the mainland to explore Isola Bella, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Taormina, thenwalk around Villa Comunale, and finally don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Taormina trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Cefalu to Taormina takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Taormina

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Villa Comunale ©
Villa Comunale
Piazza IX Aprile ©
Piazza IX Aprile

1
night
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Teatro Greco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, and then step off the mainland to explore Ortigia.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Syracuse journey planning site.

Traveling by car from Taormina to Syracuse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Catania.

Things to do in Syracuse

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Teatro Greco ©
Teatro Greco

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania, contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo, and then get engrossed in the history at Monastero dei Benedettini.

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

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Catania takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Catania can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania ©
Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania
Monastero dei Benedettini ©
Monastero dei Benedettini

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