A Sicily road trip is not just a bucket-list-worthy tour. It’s an experience connecting travellers with the heart of Italy.

A Little About Sicily

Sicily is located south of Italy and is the largest island in the Mediterranean.

Tips for Driving in Sicily

- Driving in Sicily can seem chaotic, but there is a particular flow to it. A kind of organised chaos. - The roads connecting the main sights along the coast are not great. Keep an eye on bumps and locals skipping road signs.

10-Day Road Trip Itinerary Sicily

This itinerary will start from Messina. After your arrival, you’d be heading East and do a full loop around the island, finishing on day 10, again in Messina.

Day 1

Arriving in Messina, and Driving to Taormina with a Night by the Etna Volcano If possible, try to cross in the morning so you can spend the day enjoying your first stop, Taormina.

Day 2

Exploring Mt Etna with a Night in Nicolosi On day 2, you should aim for an early start. There are different ways to explore Etna, so get your research together and map out a day to suit your preferences.

Day 3

Nicolosi to Catania and Syracuse On day 3, you will make your way back to the Sicilian Coast. A quick drive from Nicolosi, Catania offers quite decadent sights, baroque gems, and great markets.

Day 4

Syracuse to Ragusa Spend the morning wandering the streets of Ortigia, the tiny island next to Syracuse. The city is over 2500 years old and was one of the most important centres of the Mediterranean.

Day 5

Ragusa to Agrigento and Valley of the Temples On day five you’ll head to Agrigento, where you’ll spend a half-day touring the Valley of the Temples. The drive takes between 2 to 3 hours depending on traffic.

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