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Catania - Messina - Cefalu - Palermo (Self Drive)

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This is a suggested independent itinerary that you customize. Please select the best flights, hotels, trains, activities, transportation and number of nights in each destination to fit your needs.
Take absolute control of your vacation package and explore some of Sicily`s most popular, and some of its most underrated, cities! Begin in Catania (a youthful city with enviable food and culture), before heading off to Messina (a thriving town with characteristic annual festivals and celebrations of its long history) and then visit often overlooked Cefalu (notable for beautiful sunsets, unpretentious charm, and a very appealing blend of ingredients that define typical Sicilian life), finally stay in quintessential Palermo (vintage stores, fantastic food, opera, vineyards, and more overlooking the sparkling sea). Be prepared to fall in love! Spend as much time as you like in each destination and see the sights that interest you the most! This is a flexible vacation package. Select your number of nights in each city, desired hotels, rental car and activities.

This 9 night sample itinerary includes:
  • International flight into Catania and out of Palermo
  • Rental car for 10 days
  • Hotel for 3 nights in Catania
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Messina
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Cefalu
  • Hotel for 2 nights in Palermo
  • Daily breakfast(if stated in hotel info)

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Sicily Island - Palermo (12)   Sicily Island - Catania (8)   Sicily Island - Cefalu (2)   Sicily Island - Messina (1)  
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1. Sicily Island - Catania
   (62 hotels)
2. Sicily Island - Messina
   (16 hotels)
3. Sicily Island - Cefalu
   (28 hotels)
4. Sicily Island - Palermo
   (67 hotels)
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3 nights in Sicily Island - Catania

Catania is the second-largest city in Sicily and is located on the east coast of this Italian southern island. Considering its cultural importance, its position and weather, and its enchanting views of past and present alike, it is the perfect place to visit. Baroque architecture, Roman ruins, tasty cuisine, sizzling volcanoes and Sicilian spirit await you in Catania.

Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
The attractive square of Piazza Duomo; The World Famous Fish Market; Mount Etna; Teatro Romano (Roman Theater); Stroll down the elegant street of Via Etnea; The Cathedral of Sant`Agata; Castello Ursino; Discover collections from the area at Museo Civico; Explore one of the biggest One of the biggest Benedictine monasteries in Europe, Monastero dei Benedettini, and so much more!



2 nights in Sicily Island - Messina

The pleasant city of Messina, in Sicily, is a great destination or day trip for your Sicilian vacation. The city sits looking across the Strait of Messina, which separates Calabria on the Italian mainland from the Island of Sicily. It has been a major port city for thousands of years and is still a major cruise port for Sicily. This gateway to Sicily is a beautiful place to take in the wonderful weather because of its natural surroundings as well as to see the amazing historical sites. So visit Messina in Sicily on your vacation for a truly magical experience!

Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights
Must See`s:
The attractive square of Piazza del Duomo; The Cathedral; The Santissima Annunziata dei Catalani (church); Bell Tower; Messina Regional Museum; Camposanto (cemetery); Zona Falcata; Temple Christ the King; Lake of Ganzirri, Chiesa del Carmine, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele III, and so much more!



2 nights in Sicily Island - Cefalu

Cefalu is notable for beautiful sunsets, unpretentious charm, and a very appealing blend of ingredients for an Italian seaside holiday. Sandy beaches, a picturesque historic town on a rocky headland, some high culture in the shape of a fine Norman cathedral, decent transport links, Sicilian food and sunshine all add up to make the town one of Italy`s most attractive seaside destinations.

Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights
Must See`s:
Cathedral in Piazza del Duomo; The Beaches; Museo Mandralisca; Temple of Diana; La Rocca; Lavatoio (Medieval Laundry); Temple Santo Stefano; Chiesa di Marta SS della Catena, Gibilmanna, Osterio Magno, and so much more!



2 nights in Sicily Island - Palermo

Known as a bridge between the East and West, thanks to its geographic location on the northwestern shore of Sicily, this Italian city is the island`s center of tourism. Travelers will discover plenty of historic and cultural attractions in Palermo - the result of a long and dramatic history of conquest.

Years of transitioning between Phoenician, Arab, Byzantine, and Roman rule can be seen today in a city full of souk-like bazaars, diverse architectural styles, and a large variety of cuisine.

Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
The Cathedral, The Three Markets (Ballarò, Vucciria, Capo), Pizza at Pollicino, Mondello, Teatro Massimo, Castello Utveggio on the top of Mt. Pellegrino, Chiesa della Martorana - a Byzantine Church, Teatro Massimo (3rd largest theatre in Erope), Quattro Canti (represents the four primary districts) and Piazza Pretoria, and so much more!




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Sicily Island - Catania
Day 1
Arrive to Sicily Island - Catania
Overnight in Sicily Island - Catania   62 hotels offered
Optional  19 Things to do
Day 2
Overnight in Sicily Island - Catania   62 hotels offered
Optional  19 Things to do
Day 3
Overnight in Sicily Island - Catania   62 hotels offered
Optional  19 Things to do
Day 4
Departing from Sicily Island - Catania
Transportation to next city by: Rental Car
Sicily Island - Messina
Day 4
Arrive to Sicily Island - Messina
Overnight in Sicily Island - Messina   16 hotels offered
Day 5
Overnight in Sicily Island - Messina   16 hotels offered
Day 6
Departing from Sicily Island - Messina
Transportation to next city by: Rental Car
Sicily Island - Cefalu
Day 6
Arrive to Sicily Island - Cefalu
Overnight in Sicily Island - Cefalu   28 hotels offered
Day 7
Overnight in Sicily Island - Cefalu   28 hotels offered
Day 8
Departing from Sicily Island - Cefalu
Transportation to next city by: Rental Car
Sicily Island - Palermo
Day 8
Arrive to Sicily Island - Palermo
Overnight in Sicily Island - Palermo   67 hotels offered
Optional  17 Things to do
Day 9
Overnight in Sicily Island - Palermo   67 hotels offered
Optional  17 Things to do
Day 10
Departing from Sicily Island - Palermo

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Sicily Island - Catania Hotels (62 total)
 
Sicily Island - Messina Hotels (16 total)
 
Sicily Island - Cefalu Hotels (28 total)
Sicily Island - Palermo Hotels (67 total)
 


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Tours in Sicily Island - Catania (19 total)
 
Tours in Sicily Island - Palermo (17 total)
 


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Sicily Island - Catania
Catania is the second-largest city in Sicily and is located on the east coast of this Italian southern island. Considering its cultural importance, its position and weather, and its enchanting views of past and present alike, it is the perfect place to visit. Baroque architecture, Roman ruins, tasty cuisine, sizzling volcanoes and Sicilian spirit await you in Catania.

Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
The attractive square of Piazza Duomo; The World Famous Fish Market; Mount Etna; Teatro Romano (Roman Theater); Stroll down the elegant street of Via Etnea; The Cathedral of Sant`Agata; Castello Ursino; Discover collections from the area at Museo Civico; Explore one of the biggest One of the biggest Benedictine monasteries in Europe, Monastero dei Benedettini, and so much more!
Sicily Island - Messina
The pleasant city of Messina, in Sicily, is a great destination or day trip for your Sicilian vacation. The city sits looking across the Strait of Messina, which separates Calabria on the Italian mainland from the Island of Sicily. It has been a major port city for thousands of years and is still a major cruise port for Sicily. This gateway to Sicily is a beautiful place to take in the wonderful weather because of its natural surroundings as well as to see the amazing historical sites. So visit Messina in Sicily on your vacation for a truly magical experience!

Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights
Must See`s:
The attractive square of Piazza del Duomo; The Cathedral; The Santissima Annunziata dei Catalani (church); Bell Tower; Messina Regional Museum; Camposanto (cemetery); Zona Falcata; Temple Christ the King; Lake of Ganzirri, Chiesa del Carmine, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele III, and so much more!
Sicily Island - Cefalu
Cefalu is notable for beautiful sunsets, unpretentious charm, and a very appealing blend of ingredients for an Italian seaside holiday. Sandy beaches, a picturesque historic town on a rocky headland, some high culture in the shape of a fine Norman cathedral, decent transport links, Sicilian food and sunshine all add up to make the town one of Italy`s most attractive seaside destinations.

Recommended Stay: At least 2 nights
Must See`s:
Cathedral in Piazza del Duomo; The Beaches; Museo Mandralisca; Temple of Diana; La Rocca; Lavatoio (Medieval Laundry); Temple Santo Stefano; Chiesa di Marta SS della Catena, Gibilmanna, Osterio Magno, and so much more!
Sicily Island - Palermo
Known as a bridge between the East and West, thanks to its geographic location on the northwestern shore of Sicily, this Italian city is the island`s center of tourism. Travelers will discover plenty of historic and cultural attractions in Palermo - the result of a long and dramatic history of conquest.

Years of transitioning between Phoenician, Arab, Byzantine, and Roman rule can be seen today in a city full of souk-like bazaars, diverse architectural styles, and a large variety of cuisine.

Recommended Stay: At least 3 nights
Must See`s:
The Cathedral, The Three Markets (Ballarò, Vucciria, Capo), Pizza at Pollicino, Mondello, Teatro Massimo, Castello Utveggio on the top of Mt. Pellegrino, Chiesa della Martorana - a Byzantine Church, Teatro Massimo (3rd largest theatre in Erope), Quattro Canti (represents the four primary districts) and Piazza Pretoria, and so much more!

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