Sicily Itinerary: 8 night Travel Guide

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The lovely markets of Syracuse

Planing a trip to Italy? Here is a Sicily itinerary that will have you cover three of the key areas – the Aeolian Islands, Syracuse and Taormina over that time:

Sicily Itinerary Day One:

The famous granite of Lingua

Fly from Gatwick to Catania

Airport pick up at Catania to Syracuse

Had dinner and stayed at Hotel Gutkowski

Sicily Itinerary Day Two:

Day Trip to Noto

Dinner at Le Vin de L’assassin Bistro

Stayed at Hotel Gutkowski

Day Three:

Travel to the Aeolian Islands – Salina

Dinner at A’Lumeredda

Stayed at Hotel Santa Isabel

Day Four:

The walled city of Taormina

Boat Trip to Stromboli

Dinner on the Boat

Stayed at Hotel Santa Isabel

Day Five:

Visit Lingua

Relaxing afternoon

Dinner at Hotel Signum

Stayed at Hotel Santa Isabel

Day Six:

Travel to Taormina

Dinner at Hotel Villa Angela

Stayed at Hotel Villa Angela

Day Seven:

The waterfront in Syracuse

Wander Taormina

Dinner at La Giara

Stayed at Hotel Villa Angela

Day Eight:

Day Trip to Mt Etna

Dinner at Al Saraceno

Stayed at Hotel Villa Angela

Day Nine

Fly Taormina to Gatwick

Want to use this itinerary as a basis to plan a trip of your own? Check out the link below to wOndary – you can use this format and share it with friends and/or customise your itinerary:


Sicily Itinerary Useful Links:

Sicily Itinerary Flights:

To access all of the above cities the most convenient airport is Catania – here are some cheap flight options.

Palermo is the other side of the island but if you want to hire a car it is also an option – here are some flights.

And one of my favourite Middle Eastern Airlines flies to Catania – Etihad Airways Catania

Or did you know you can get the train to Sicily? 

Or why not hire a car?

Sicily Itinerary Accommodation:

For some other options on accommodation:

Taormina Hotels

Syracuse Hotels

The Aeolian Island Hotels

Sicily Itinerary Tours:

Tours While You’re in Taormina

Tours While You’re in Syracuse

Tours While You’re in the Aeolian Islands

Or for some serious adrenaline check out these Activities to do in Sicily

Travelling Solo? Why not check out these organised tour options:

Just You Holidays Sicily

Exodus Holidays Sicily

Explore Holidays Sicily

G Adventures Sicily

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