Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Sicily First Visit in September/8 nights

Jump to last reply

Visiting Sicily in September, decided to travel independently as I prefer having more time in places while not being rushed by Tour. Have traveled independently many times and enjoyed so much more.

Got flight direct from Dublin to Catania with return from Catania into Paris CDG.
Plan dividing my time staying in two places, Taorima and Siracusa. Looking for hotels and need to be sure I have picked good locations to be able to enjoy historical sites and take few day trips to enjoy areas along coastline. I enjoy walking and will use public transportation so need hotels that are central to bus and train stops. Have read few trip reports on message boards so hoping to see many of the areas that are recommended. including Agrigento.
Also, would I be better off using just one base if the SE areas are reachable on day trips and not too distant.

If I begin the trip from Taorima which is not far from Catania airport, will I have problem getting to Catania airport from Siracusa to catch an early flight leaving at 9am?? Is distance from Siracusa to airport further, and if so would I be better starting trip from Siracusa? Need to know the distance from Siracusa if someone is familiar with public transportation to Catania airport.

Also any help with hotels so that I can check prices. Hope to receive as much help as possible as I look forward to a lovely trip. Thank you.

30 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Edinburgh - outings?
  2. 2 Day Trips From Stockton-on-Tees
  3. 3 What to wear
  4. 4 How much time did -you- spend in Delphi and Olympia?
  5. 5 Trip Report Tedgale Trip Report: Portugal in April 2014 (with Easter in Amsterdam)
  6. 6 London Pass - Available through AAA?
  7. 7 Disneyland Paris transportation
  8. 8 Budapest hotels - Ibis Heroes or Ibis Budapest City
  9. 9 London Day Trips - Soooo many options
  10. 10 DH wants Paris but I need ACoast....itinerary help!
  11. 11 7 Nights in Paris
  12. 12 What to book ahead in Barcelona?
  13. 13 Irish Inns and B&B Reservations
  14. 14 Madrid airport at night - how to pass the time
  15. 15 Istanbul Itinerary
  16. 16 Swiss Pass - Purchase Online or in-Person
  17. 17 Wisdom needed for a itinerary in northern Italy, Bavaria and Prague
  18. 18 50 and Fabulous in 2015---need help planning my trip to Amalfi, FINALLY
  19. 19 Matisse at Tate
  20. 20 canadian memorial in Normandy France
  21. 21 Small Group walking tour Switzerland
  22. 22 Suggested Itinerary and ideas for South of France road tour?
  23. 23 American electrical gadgets
  24. 24 Fjords, How To?
  25. 25 17 Days Route from Amsterdam to Zurich
View next 25 » Back to the top