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Things to do in Sicily + Pantelleria

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Sicily + Pantelleria. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Sicily + Pantelleria attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Sicily + Pantelleria to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Sicily + Pantelleria.

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  • Antica Dolceria Bonajuto

    When the Spanish brought chocolate to Sicily in 1500s, they also brought Aztec preparation methods that still flourish on the island, especially at... More
  • Babilonia Italian Language School

    The Sicily-based school doesn’t teach much dialect, but there are plenty of ways to absorb local culture in the sun-soaked, seaside town of Taormin... More
  • Case Vecchie di Regaleali

    Fabrizia Lanza teaches at a 19th-century country house with four rustic rooms. You'll learn to make a sweet cassata, a traditional sponge-cake dess... More
  • Castelvetrano

    Cooking classes are offered at the private estate of Gabriella Becchina, where the robust olio verde is produced. More
  • COS Winery

    While waiting for graduate school to begin in 1980, Giambattista Cilia’s father gave him and two friends a few tons of nero d’avola grapes for wine... More
  • Dispensa

    Located in the countryside of southwest Sicilily, this Menfi winery is the largest of the Planeta family’s six. Approximately 300 acres of vineyard... More
  • Ettore & Infersa

    Local artist Daniela Neri sells jewelry made from native sea salt, resin, and coral. More
  • Gruppo Guide Alpine Etna Sud

    Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe, still belches up ash and lava. Gruppo Guide Alpine Etna Sud covers the easier-to-access southern slope ... More
  • La Casa del Tonno

    Stock up on picnic supplies including cured tuna bresaola, then head out to Cala Rossa, a secluded cove framed by white, craggy cliffs. More
  • La Vucciria

    Markets don't get more pungent and raucous than Palermo's labyrinth of narrow passageways piled with produce. Feisty matrons haggle with vendors in... More
  • Le Cremolose

    Gelato aficionados can find some of Sicily’s most popular in a small kiosk outside the Giadini Inglese in Piazza Gentili. Everything is created wit... More
  • Planeta

    Visitors to the Planeta Winery in Menfi do not just come for the wide range of classic Sicilian vintages like grecanico, moscato di noto, and frapp... More
  • Teatro Massimo

    As the country's largest theater, the neo-classical Teatro Massimo has loomed large in the opera, ballet, and classical music scene since opening i... More

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