8 days in Rome, Malta & Paris Itinerary

8 days in Rome, Malta & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Norfolk, United States
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Norfolk, United States

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally admire the natural beauty at Monte Pincio.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Norfolk, USA to Rome is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Norfolk to Rome, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Valletta, Malta

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 25th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Xemxija Heritage Trail, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), stroll through Malta Falconry Centre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Valletta tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Rome to Valletta by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. May in Valletta sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Valletta

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, Malta Falconry Centre, Xemxija Heritage Trail, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) ©
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
Xemxija Heritage Trail ©
Xemxija Heritage Trail

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis and then get to know the resident critters at Parc des Felins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), then step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Paris road trip planner.

You can fly from Valletta to Paris in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Valletta in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 64°F and lows are around 49°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau), Parc des Felins
Highlights from your plan
Parc des Felins ©
Parc des Felins
Ile Saint-Louis
Ile Saint-Louis
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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