21 days in Zagreb & Sicily Itinerary

21 days in Zagreb & Sicily Itinerary

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Zagreb, Croatia
— 7 nights
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Lampedusa, Italy
— 2 nights
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San Vito lo Capo, Italy
— 1 night
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Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
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Agrigento, Italy
— 2 nights
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Syracuse, Italy
— 2 nights
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Taormina, Italy
— 2 nights

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Vinoteka Vintesa and La Chocolate. Escape the urban bustle at Plitvice Lakes National Park and Jarun Lake. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, browse the fresh offerings at Dolac Market, stop by Peras, and buy something for everyone on your list at Arena Centar.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zagreb itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Zagreb is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Zagreb. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Riyadh in July, with highs in Zagreb at 34°C and lows at 18°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Zagreb

Shopping · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Lampedusa, Italy

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
On the 12th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Santuario di Nostra Signora di Lampedusa, Lampedusa, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Pulcino, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Lampedusa trip planning website.

Getting from Zagreb to Lampedusa by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Zagreb in July, Lampedusa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to San Vito lo Capo.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Cala Pulcino
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San Vito lo Capo, Italy

San Vito lo Capo ©
A vacation in San Vito lo Capo offers a chance to enjoy a sheltered bay and a town with distinctive Arab-Norman architecture.
On the 13th (Thu), visit Cous Cous Fest and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di San Vito lo Capo. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Macari, stop by La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico, then take in the exciting artwork at Laboratorio Ceramiche d'Arte - Paola Luisa Amico, and finally don't miss a visit to Nobiles Officinae.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Vito lo Capo travel route planning tool.

You can fly from Lampedusa to San Vito lo Capo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in San Vito lo Capo

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Gift & Specialty Shop
La Pasticceria Maria Grammatico
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Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 15th (Sat), browse the fresh offerings at Mercato Ballaro, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Conte Federico, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Mirto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nobile e Monumentale Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione al Capo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo, and finally ponder the design of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria). Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Norman Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Gesu, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Monreale, and finally contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Palermo online itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Vito lo Capo to Palermo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Agrigento.

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Farmers Market
Mercato Ballaro
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Architectural Building
Norman Palace
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Agrigento, Italy

Agrigento ©

Valley of the Temples

Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Valle dei Templi. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Repubblica Delle Pergole, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Sabbia D'Oro, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Torre Salsa.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Agrigento trip builder tool.

Getting from Palermo to Agrigento by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Agrigento, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

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Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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Geologic Formation
Scala dei Turchi
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Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse ©

Pearl of the Mediterranean

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 19th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio) and then head off the coast to Ortigia. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Calamosche.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Syracuse trip maker site.

You can drive from Agrigento to Syracuse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Taormina.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

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Taormina, Italy

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.
Get in touch with nature at Etna Donkey Trekking and Isola Bella. Get out of town with these interesting Taormina side-trips: Catania (Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania & Piazza Duomo) and EtnaExcursion.it (in Trecastagni). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Taormina, see the interesting displays at Pavone Francesco, stroll around Villa Comunale, and make a trip to Corso Umberto.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Taormina travel route planner.

Drive from Syracuse to Taormina in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Off-Road Tour
EtnaExcursion.it
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Island
Isola Bella
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