3 Unforgettable Days in Sicily – Itinerary suggestions

Day 3: Palermo – Valley of the Temples in Agrigento

Try street food in Palermo: Kick start the last day of your Sicily trip with Palermo’s famous chickpea fritters-Pane e Pannelle. Palermo is Sicily’s main city and is famous around the world for its history, heritage, architecture, culture and above all food. The city is also known for a colourful, fruit, vegetable and fish market called Vucciria located at its heart. Wander in its cobbled lanes to discover the hidden treasure. Don’t miss Palazzo dei Normanni, Martorana, Cappella Palatina, Catacombe dei Cappuccini, Palermo Cathedral, Teatro Massimo, Quattro Canti, Zisa, Mount Pellegrino,and Mondello beach.

In the heart of Palermo's loveliest square, Piazza Pretoria, stands this magnificent fountain, Fontana Pretoria, work of the Florentine sculptor Francesco Camilliani. | 3 Unforgettable Days in Sicily - Itinerary suggestions
In the heart of Palermo’s loveliest square, Piazza Pretoria, stands this magnificent fountain, Fontana Pretoria, work of the Florentine sculptor Francesco Camilliani / Copyright Matej Kastelic

As far as food in concerned, you may try the Sfincione (spongy pizza topped with caciocavallo cheese and onions, the potato croquettes, or Scaccie (bread dough with a filling, rolled up into a pancake). Palermo’s most popular baked pasta dish made with the little ring-shaped pasta called Anelletti is a must-eat.

Visit Valley of the Temples in Agrigento

While in Sicily, you can’t miss the national monument of Italy— Valle dei Templi or Valley of the Temples. The most amazing and impressive Green ruins of Italy and the soul of Sicily, the Valle dei Templi or Valley of the Temples is an archaeological site in Agrigento with seven majestic temple ruins in the same premise. Exemplifying the Greater Greece art and architecture, Valley of the Temples is the largest archeological site in the world and has been listed by UNESCO as one the world heritage sites.

Valley of Temples near Agrigento, Sicily | 3 Unforgettable Days in Sicily - Itinerary suggestions
Valley of Temples near Agrigento, Sicily / Copyright Anna Lurye

Before bidding adieu to Sicily, treat your taste-buds with some delectable home-made pasta at a cute restaurant named Kalòs. Try the Spaghetti All’agrigentina and Spada Gratinata(baked fished with bread crumb coating) and finally, enjoy the sinful indulgence with simple delicious Almond Semifreddo.

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2 Comments

  1. says: Marilyn King

    Love your Blog on Sicily! We have 7 days to spend there, can you suggest other places to explore and also would you hire a car, travel by train or bus? We will be in Sicily
    5-11 July 2018.
    I hope you don’t mind me asking.
    Cheers Marilyn

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