The Best 5 Days in Sicily Itinerary Story

By Esme May


The Best 5 Days in Sicily Itinerary Story

Get ready for this 5 days in Sicily itinerary! Taking you from Mount Etna to...

Day 1


On the first day of your 5 day Sicily itinerary, you will foray up a...

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Day 1 - Stop 1

Mount Etna Volcano

Mount Etna is one of the most famous landmarks in Italy. The active stratovolcano is...

Day 1 - Stop 2

Piazza del Duomo

Located in the city centre, the Piazza del Duomo is a square packed with historical...

Day 1 - Stop 3

Parco Archeologico Greco Romano di Catania

The Roman Amphitheater of Catania, also called Casa Pandolfo, was built in the 4th century...

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Day 1 - Stop 4

Teatro Massimo Bellini

Piazza Massimo Bellini features stunning Baroque architectural elements. This historic building opened in 1890 as...

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Day 1 - Stop 5

Uzeta Bistro Siciliano

In Sicily, you must try classic Sicilian food and Mediterranean seafood. Fresh prawns, freshly caught...

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Day 2

Taormina and Messina

The second day of your Sicily trip itinerary is just as jam-packed as day one...

Day 2 - Stop 1


Taormina is a small and charming town in the east of Sicily. Wandering through the...

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Day 2 - Stop 2

Teatro Antico di Taormina

Italy is home to many famous European landmarks and archaeological ruins. The island of Sicily...

Day 2 - Stop 3

Isola Bella

Just 20 minutes from Taormina is the small peninsula island of Isola Bella. This white...

Day 2 - Stop 4


Situated just 40 minutes from Taormina is the city of Messina. This area once served...

Day 2 - Stop 5

Tempio di Cristo Re

You can walk up the hill from Messina to your next stop Tempio di Cristo...

Day 3

Isola di Salina

Located just two hours by ferry from Messina, Isola di Salina is the second-largest island...

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Day 3 - Stop 1

Isola di Salina

Salina is an Aeolian island with three main areas, Santa Marina, Malfa, and Leni. The...

Day 3 - Stop 2

Faro Di Punta Lingua

Having explored Santa Marina a little, make Punta Lingua Lighthouse (Faro Di Punta Lingua) your...

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Day 3 - Stop 3

Area Balneare di Pollara

As featured in the film Il Postino, Area Balneare di Pollara is a cove in...

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Day 3 - Stop 4

La Pinnata del Monsu

One of the best places to eat dinner in Malfa is La Pinnata del Monsu...

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Day 3 - Stop 5


What better way to finish a sun-soaked day than with a cold beer, glass of...

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Day 4

Cefalù and Palermo

The next stops on your Sicily road trip itinerary are Cefalù and Palermo. These destinations...

Day 4 - Stop 1

Rocca di Cefalù

Make sure you put on comfortable shoes for this activity and start your day as...

Day 4 - Stop 2

Al Faro

After seeing some famous landmarks, you can stroll along the Medieval seafront walk (which is...

Day 4 - Stop 3

Palermo Markets

The markets of Palermo are filled with a kaleidoscope of colours and smells. Heading to...

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Day 4 - Stop 4

Palermo Walking Tour

An ideal way to see the best landmarks in the city is by taking a...

Day 4 - Stop 5

I Candelai

Located off Via dei Candelai, I Candelai (or the Cultural Association Candelai) is a cultural...

Day 5

Trip to Corleone

The last day on your itinerary for Sicily will be spent exploring Corleone. While ancient...

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Day 5 - Stop 1


Monreale, located on the Southern outskirts of Palermo, is an unassuming hillside town. It is...

Day 5 - Stop 2

Piana Degli Albanesi

Half an hour from Monreale is the commune Piana Degli Albanesi, usually shortened to La...

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Day 5 - Stop 3


Just under an hour away from La Piana is Corleone. The star attraction here is...

Day 5 - Stop 4


Corleone lies in Ficuzza, a hamlet and natural park which stretches over seventeen thousand acres...

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Day 5 - Stop 5

Pizzeria Frida

After a jam-packed five days in Sicily, you can end your trip relaxing on a...

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In Conclusion

If you have been wondering what to see in Sicily in 5 days, this itinerary...

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