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

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

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

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

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Alcamo

Alcamo ©
Alcamo is the fourth-largest town in the province of Trapani in Sicily, with a population of 45,307 inhabitants. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Alessandro di Camporeale, then get engrossed in the history at Castello Grifeo - Museo Regionale di Preistoria del Belice, and then delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Selinunte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Cantina Quattrocieli and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio di Segesta.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Alcamo itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Alcamo is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Alcamo. When traveling from Singapore in May, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Alcamo: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Alcamo

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Selinunte Archaeological Park, Castello Grifeo - Museo Regionale di Preistoria del Belice, Alessandro di Camporeale, Tempio di Segesta
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Selinunte Archaeological Park ©
Selinunte Archaeological Park
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta
Alessandro di Camporeale ©
Alessandro di Camporeale

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Palermo

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Museo dell'Acciuga and Duomo di Monreale are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Cattedrale di Palermo and Duomo di Cefalu are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Cefalu Coast in Cefalu (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Norman Palace and Palatine Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Museo archeologico regionale "Antonino Salinas" Polo regionale di Palermo per i Parchi e i Musei Archeologici, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo, and don't miss a visit to Quattro Canti.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Palermo tour site .

Getting from Alcamo to Palermo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Linguaglossa.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cefalu, Monreale, Museo dell'Acciuga
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Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace

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Linguaglossa

Linguaglossa ©
Linguaglossa is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Catania in Sicily, southern Italy, located on the northern side of Mount Etna where there is also a ski resort with view on the Ionian sea. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): do a tasting at Vivera Etna Winery, learn about winemaking at Fischetti, then do a tasting at Winery Patria, and finally learn about winemaking at Gambino Vini.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Linguaglossa road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Palermo to Linguaglossa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Linguaglossa

Wineries

Side Trip

Castiglione di Sicilia
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Gambino Vini ©
Gambino Vini
Fischetti ©
Fischetti
Vivera Etna Winery ©
Vivera Etna Winery