7 days in Alcamo, Province of Palermo & Province of Catania Itinerary

7 days in Alcamo, Province of Palermo & Province of Catania Itinerary

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7 days in Alcamo, Province of Palermo & Province of Catania Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
1
Alcamo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Palermo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Catania
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Alcamo

Alcamo ©
Alcamo is the fourth-largest town in the province of Trapani in Sicily, with a population of 45,307 inhabitants. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): do a tasting at Cantina Quattrocieli and then delve into the distant past at Tempio di Segesta.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Alcamo trip itinerary planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Alcamo is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Alcamo, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in May, expect nights in Alcamo to be little chillier, around 18°C, while days are colder, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Alcamo

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Tempio di Segesta
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Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta

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nights
Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, admire the striking features of Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel, then make a trip to Palazzo Conte Federico, then explore the world behind art at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio. On the next day, make a trip to Quattro Canti, don't miss a visit to Sala Del Calendario Del Convento Di San Domenico, explore the world behind art at Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo.

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

Traveling by car from Alcamo to Palermo takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Catania.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

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

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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 29th (Wed): get impressive views of Mount Etna. Keep things going the next day: get outside with EtnaExcursion.it, take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini, and then contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Catania trip planner .

Drive from Palermo to Catania in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Catania, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Catania

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo
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Monastero dei Benedettini