22 days in Athens, Malta & Italy Itinerary

22 days in Athens, Malta & Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
2
Valletta, Malta
— 2 nights
3
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
7
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights


Learn more about your trip

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary planner.

Perth, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Athens, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in August, expect Athens to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
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.
Valletta is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront, take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens, and brush up on your military savvy at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Valletta trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Valletta in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Valletta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mnajdra, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Fort St Elmo - National War Museum ©
Fort St Elmo - National War Museum
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) ©
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)

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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, thenget to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Naples trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Valletta to Naples takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Naples when traveling from Valletta in September, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Battistero di San Giovanni) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 14th (Mon), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Milan trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Milan by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Arena di Verona (in Verona) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Arena di Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

Similar plans

23 days in Italy, Switzerland & Singapore BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 26 days in France, Frankfurt & Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Greece BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 24 days in Spain & Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: December, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 31 days in Italy, Switzerland & France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 26 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 25 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 59 days in Italy BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 24 days in Europe & Asia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, museums, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, museums Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans