14 days in Italy, Greece & Malta Itinerary

14 days in Italy, Greece & Malta Itinerary

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Start: Richmond, United States
Fly + Subway:  17 h
1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5 h 30 min
3
Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Richmond, United States

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Popular historic sites such as Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Acropolis Museum and Temple of Poseidon. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Plaka, catch a live event at Panathenaic Stadium, explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, and take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Athens trip planner.

Richmond, USA to Athens is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Richmond to Athens is 7 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Glyfada Beach, Temple of Poseidon
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus

3
nights
Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at The Knights Hospitallers, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City, then contemplate the long history of Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, then learn about all things military at Malta at War Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Malta Aviation Museum, then kick back and relax at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Mosta Parish.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Valletta day trip app.

Getting from Athens to Valletta by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Valletta due to the time zone difference. June in Valletta sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Mdina, Malta Aviation Museum, Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, Mosta Parish, Malta at War Museum
Highlights from your plan
Malta at War Museum ©
Malta at War Museum
Mosta Parish ©
Mosta Parish
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral

2
nights
Capri, Italy

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Villa San Michele and Fortini Coastal Walk. We've included these beaches for you: Marina Grande Public Beach and Marina Piccola. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardini di Augusto, get to know the fascinating history of Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps), Head underground at White Grotta, and take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Capri day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Valletta to Capri takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Anacapri
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Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto
Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps) ©
Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps)

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): browse the exhibits of The Neapolis Buried, make a trip to Spaccanapoli, then browse the exhibits of Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Naples trip itinerary app.

Drive from Capri to Naples in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
The Neapolis Buried ©
The Neapolis Buried
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 29th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola and then stop by Trastevere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, kick back and relax at Oasi Naturista, and then explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome journey builder.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Oasi Naturista
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola ©
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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