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Moving on from Pozzallo - 3 Days in Sicily

Dublin
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Moving on from Pozzallo - 3 Days in Sicily

Hi

Looking for Sicilian travel advice.

My wife and I are planning 3 days in Sicily during our holiday in Malta. We arrive in Pozzallo by ferry from Malta on Wednesday the 21st of September at 08:15 and then return to Malta by ferry at 21:30 on Friday 23rd of September (we may actually just take a bus departing Catania at 18.30 with the ferry at 21.30 from Pozzallo). We plan to see a few places such as Siracusa, Agrigento and Taormina.

(1.) Can anyone advise on the best transport for leaving Siracusa?

(2.) I saw on lefrecce.it that there is a train at 08.54 to Siracusa - is this too tight on time? Does the ferry normally run to schedule? My plan was to make it to Siracusa by train, enjoy the day there and the next day rent a car to see either Agrigento or Taormina.

(3.) Should I just rent a car in Pozzallo and, if so, any recommendations?

(4.) Are the towns I plan to visit too spread out to do in 3 days? If so, any recommendations on an alternative itinerary?

Aidan O'Connor

3 replies to this topic
modica
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1. Re: Moving on from Pozzallo - 3 Days in Sicily

Rent a car. You need to drop Agritgento or Taormina otherwise you will spend your three days int he car nad not see anything. You could quite easily spend your time driving up to Noto and on to Siracusa, before returning to Pozzallo via Modica or Scicli. Taormina is 2.5 hours from Pozzallo as is Agrigento. Siracusa is an hour or so in the car, but if you are on public transport you can double those times. I would reduce your itinerary and allow yourself to actually see the places you want to visit.

Dublin
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2. Re: Moving on from Pozzallo - 3 Days in Sicily

Thanks for the advice. Any idea whether there are reliable car rental firms operating in Pozzallo. I've only previous experience with the international firms and they do not appear to be in the area.

London, United...
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3. Re: Moving on from Pozzallo - 3 Days in Sicily

Hi AidanOC, was it easy to rent a car in Pozzallo? Looking to do a similar trip this summer

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