60 days in Islands of Sicily Itinerary

60 days in Islands of Sicily Itinerary

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Fly to Lamezia Terme, Ferry to Messina Marittima, Ferry to Isola Vulcano
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Isola Vulcano
— 5 nights
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Lipari
— 9 nights
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Stromboli
— 5 nights
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Ustica
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Ferry to Palermo, Bus to Trapani, Ferry to Isola di Favignana
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Isola di Favignana
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Marettimo
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Pantelleria
— 9 nights
Fly
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Lampedusa
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Isola Vulcano — 5 nights

Attractions like Climb to the Crater and Terme di Vulcano make great kid-friendly stops.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Isola Vulcano day trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Isola Vulcano is an approximately 32.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Isola Vulcano is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Sydney in February, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Isola Vulcano: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Lipari.
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Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 3:

Lipari — 9 nights

Lipari is the largest of the Aeolian Islands in the Tyrrhenian Sea off the northern coast of Sicily, southern Italy; it is also the name of the island's main town and comune, which is administratively part of the Metropolitan City of Messina. Family-friendly places like Le Piscine di Eolo and Museo Archeologico Regionale Eoliano will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lipari: Pollara (Punto Panoramico Semaforo & Area Balneabile di Pollara), Santa Marina Salina (Carlo Hauner Azienda Agricola & Villaggio Preistorico Di Portella) and Malfa (Azienda Agricola Virgona & Spiaggia dello Scario). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Vecchia di Quattropani, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Fossa delle Felci, look for gifts at Erboristeria Panacea, and make a trip to Osservatorio Geofisico di Lipari.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lipari vacation maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Isola Vulcano to Lipari takes an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Stromboli.
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Stromboli — 5 nights

Kids will appreciate attractions like Stromboli Volcano and Chiesa di San Vincenzo. Explore Stromboli's surroundings by going to Panarea (Speed Boats Tours, Capo Milazzese, &more).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Stromboli trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Lipari to Stromboli takes 2 hours. March in Stromboli sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 52°F at night. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Ustica.
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Ustica — 5 nights

Ustica is the name of a small island, about 9km across, situated 52km north of Capo Gallo, Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Ustica is known for wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico di Ustica, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the ancient world of Rocca della Falconiera, and kick back and relax at Il Faro Solarium.

To find ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Ustica sightseeing planner.

Ride a ferry from Stromboli to Ustica in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In March, daily temperatures in Ustica can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You will leave for Isola di Favignana on the 22nd (Mon).
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Isola di Favignana — 9 nights

Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Bring the kids along to Grotte bue marino and Egadi Sea. Go for a jaunt from Isola di Favignana to Levanzo to see Grotta del Genovese about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at L'Arte del Creare, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant’Antonino da Padova, make a trip to Cala Rotonda (Arco di Ulisse), and Head underground at Grotta del Pozzo.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Isola di Favignana attractions planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Ustica to Isola di Favignana takes 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in March, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Marettimo.
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Marettimo — 4 nights

Marettimo is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Chiesetta Bizantina, explore the fascinating underground world of Caves of Marettimo, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Punta Troia, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Marettimo tour planner.

Travel from Isola di Favignana to Marettimo in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in March, and nighttime lows around 48°F. You will leave for Pantelleria on the 4th (Sun).
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Pantelleria — 9 nights

Pantelleria, the ancient Cossyra, is an Italian island in the Strait of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea, 100km southwest of Sicily and 60km east of the Tunisian coast. Kids will enjoy Lago di Venere and Cala Cottone. Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Montagna Grande. The adventure continues: slough off your stress at Beauty & SPA, look for gifts at Le Delizie di Sicilia, witness a stunning natural landmark at Bagno Asciutto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Madonna delle Grazie.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Pantelleria day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Marettimo to Pantelleria in 9.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Lampedusa.
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Lampedusa — 12 nights

Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Attractions like Boat Tours & Water Sports and Il Pescato Di Lampedusa S.A.S. Di Costa Antonino & C. make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli, get outside with L'Isola del Pescatore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Maluk, and make a trip to Cala Guitgia.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lampedusa tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Pantelleria to Lampedusa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in April, and nighttime lows around 59°F. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sun).
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Islands of Sicily travel guide

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The beaches of the islands of Sicily--seven of which are inhabited--are known for particularly thin sand reminiscent of talcum powder. The minor Sicilian islands form an archipelago, combining a variety of volcanic landscapes. While some of these satellite islands thrive on tourism, like the popular World Heritage-listed Aeolian Islands, others are tranquil and nearly deserted, like the Aegadian Islands. Sicily's islands offer a wealth of history, as well as plenty of things to do, like swimming, sailing, or hiking.
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