18 days in Ravello, Greece & Island of Malta Itinerary

18 days in Ravello, Greece & Island of Malta Itinerary

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Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly to Santorini, Bus to Oia
Oia, Greece
— 4 nights
Bus to Santorini, Fly to Valletta
Valletta, Malta
— 6 nights


Ravello, Italy — 2 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Ravello is known for parks, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, stroll through Ravello - Atrani Walk, and steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ravello travel route tool.

If you are flying in from Japan, the closest major aiport is Naples International Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off to Athens.
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Athens, Greece — 4 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You've added Anafiotika, Lycabettus Hill, Cine Paris, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus and admire the striking features of The Academy of Athens.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Athens travel planning site.

You can fly from Ravello to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ravello to Athens due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ravello in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Athens: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oia.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife · Fun & Games

Oia, Greece — 4 nights

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Change things up with a short trip to Red Beach in Akrotiri (about 46 minutes away). There's more to do: indulge your taste buds at Safowi and don't miss a visit to Sunset in Oia.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Oia holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Oia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Oia: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Valletta.
Tours · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trip

Valletta, Malta — 6 nights

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Go for a jaunt from Valletta to Bugibba to see Buddies Dive Cove about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Bay, and explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja).

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Valletta online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Oia to Valletta in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and flight; or do a combination of car, ferry, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oia to Valletta. In July, daily temperatures in Valletta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.
Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Side Trips

Greece travel guide

Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Island of Malta travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Sacred & Religious Sites · Gardens
As the largest island in the country, Island of Malta is a center for Mediterranean discovery, luxurious relaxation, historical exploration, and buzzing European nightlife. Surrounded by ancient temples and old cities, the island almost feels like an archaeological site that's been converted into a prime vacation spot. Tourists flock here for the aquamarine waters of the Mediterranean Sea, but you don't have to spend all your time on the beach. With a plethora of activities for any type of traveler, you may find yourself exploring a national museum, admiring the collections of boats and yachts in the bays, or people-watching in one of the many bustling squares.