17 days in Italy, Paris & Valletta Itinerary

17 days in Italy, Paris & Valletta Itinerary

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17 days in Italy, Paris & Valletta Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  14 h
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Naples, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles, United States

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee Marmottan Monet, then examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo, and finally see the interesting displays at Atelier des Lumieres. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, examine the collection at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, then wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and finally head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Paris is 9 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in April; daily highs in Paris reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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.
Casa Rocca Piccola and Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Saluting Battery and Palace Armoury. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Casa Bernard, contemplate the long history of Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Catherine of Italy, and take in the pleasant sights at Vittoriosa Waterfront - Birgu Waterfront.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Valletta travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Valletta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, Valletta is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mdina, Vittoriosa Waterfront - Birgu Waterfront, Parish Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Casa Bernard
Highlights from your plan
Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel ©
Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Casa Rocca Piccola ©
Casa Rocca Piccola
Saluting Battery ©
Saluting Battery

4
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Underground Naples and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta and MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Pompeii (Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, Villa dei Misteri, &more), Flavian Amphitheater (in Pozzuoli) and Amalfi (Fontana sant'Andrea & Cloister del Paradiso). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara, make a trip to Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, and delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico Pausilypon.

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Fly from Valletta to Naples in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii, Ravello, Amalfi, Flavian Amphitheater, Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

3
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.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Palatine Hill and Piazza Venezia are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and don't miss a visit to Roman Forum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 9th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then steep yourself in history at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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