5 days in Sicily & Calabria Itinerary

5 days in Sicily & Calabria Itinerary

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Start: Prague
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Catania
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Taormina
— Few hours
Train:  45 min
3
Messina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Capo Vaticano
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: Prague

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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.
You've now added Mt Etna to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate the geological forces at Mt Etna.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Catania trip itinerary builder.

Prague, Czech Republic to Catania is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, Catania is a bit warmer than Prague - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Taormina.

Things to do in Catania

Nature Parks
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna

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Taormina

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.
To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Taormina trip planner.

Take a bus from Catania to Taormina in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Taormina when traveling from Catania in October, with lows around 20°C. You will leave for Messina on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Messina

Messina
Messina is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina. On the 27th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Messina, don't miss a visit to Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico), then kick back and relax at Piscina di Venere, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Milazzo. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari, then identify plant and animal life at Riserva Naturale Orientata Laghetti di Marinello, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata, and finally look for gifts at Moai Tiki.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Messina trip tool.

Getting from Taormina to Messina by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In October in Messina, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Capo Vaticano.

Things to do in Messina

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Milazzo, Patti, Lungomare Falcomata
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Piscina di Venere
Piscina di Venere
Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari ©
Sanctuary of the Madonna di Tindari
Lungomare Falcomata ©
Lungomare Falcomata

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Capo Vaticano

Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano is a wide bathing place in the Municipality of Ricadi in Calabria, Italy. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): look for gifts at 'Nduja San Donato.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Capo Vaticano tour itinerary builder app.

Drive from Messina to Capo Vaticano in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Messina in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in Capo Vaticano. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Capo Vaticano

Shopping

Side Trip

'Nduja San Donato
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'Nduja San Donato ©
'Nduja San Donato

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