Journey along the shoreline using a rental car for 30 minutes and you will reach Palermo.
Top Sights in Palermo
Head to the Teatro Massimo where from November to May you may catch a show. There is also a Modern Art Gallery which will certainly provide visitors with some entertainment.
The markets are a popular attraction for bargain hunters. Locate numerous boutiques dotted throughout the city should you wish to indulge in a spot of retail therapy.
Travel to the Gesu Church where marble has been used throughout. Gaze in awe at the mosaics in the Cappella Palatina and maybe even travel out to Monreale, only a short distance from the city.
It is just under an hour’s drive to Trapani from Palermo. Explore the Basilica-Sanctuary of Maria Santissima Annunziata, originally built in the 1300s. There is also a beautiful cathedral to locate along with a wander along the vibrant port area.
Head to Agrigento on the opposite side of the island. You must visit the Valle dei Templi to the south, where you will find seven Greek temples, and view the medieval and baroques buildings littered throughout the city.
Cefalu has a Norman-style cathedral and a host of churches to locate. The neighbouring Madonie National Park is also a worthwhile place to spend a day and will provide hikers with some interesting trails to follow.
Journey to Caltanissetta. Discover the wondrous, but unfinished Palazzo Moncada. Marvel at the spectacular architecture and intricate façade. Travel to the Castle of Pietrarossa made with red stones; you can enjoy fabulous views over the valley from this stunning building. Explore the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Nova. Gaze at the frescoes inside, and then traverse to some of the other churches in the area, including the church of San Sebastiano and the church of St. Agatha at College.