28 days in Italy & Valletta Itinerary

28 days in Italy & Valletta Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
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Sorrento, Italy
— 2 nights
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Giardini Naxos, Italy
— 1 night
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Agrigento, Italy
— 1 night
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Palermo, Italy
— 6 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary site.

Roatan, Honduras to Rome is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Roatan in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Rome, with lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 2 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and then make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples trip planning site.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Naples are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Sorrento.
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Sorrento, Italy — 2 nights

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Fornillo & Il Sentiero Degli Dei).

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sorrento trip planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Giardini Naxos.
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Giardini Naxos, Italy — 1 night

Giardini Naxos is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Messina on the island of Sicily in southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Isola Bella, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Taormina, and finally stroll around Villa Comunale.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Giardini Naxos trip planning tool.

You can fly from Sorrento to Giardini Naxos in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sorrento in August since evenings lows in Giardini Naxos dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Agrigento.
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Agrigento, Italy — 1 night

Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi and then explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Agrigento online itinerary maker.

Drive from Giardini Naxos to Agrigento in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Giardini Naxos in August, Agrigento is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Palermo.
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Palermo, Italy — 6 nights

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Venture out of the city with trips to Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo), Boat Tours & Water Sports (in San Vito lo Capo) and Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the natural beauty at Orto Botanico di Palermo, contemplate the long history of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, and admire the local landmark of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria).

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Palermo tour planning site.

You can drive from Agrigento to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Valletta.
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Valletta, Malta — 5 nights

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.
Azure Window has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), pause for some photo ops at Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, go for a stroll along the water at Marsaxlokk Bay, and delve into the distant past at Tarxien Temples.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Valletta trip maker website.

You can fly from Palermo to Valletta in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 6 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). See some other sides of Rome: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online route planner.

You can fly from Valletta to Rome in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Valletta in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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