14 days in Italy, Greece & Malta Itinerary

14 days in Italy, Greece & Malta Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights


Athens, Greece — 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

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 Philopappos Hill are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Acropolis Museum and Temple of Hephaestus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Nafplio (Honey Nectar Ambrosia, Archaeological Museum of Nauplion, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Anafiotika, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cycladic Art, catch a live event at Panathenaic Stadium, and pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Athens road trip site.

Winnipeg, Canada to Athens is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Winnipeg to Athens, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Winnipeg in November, with highs in Athens at 22°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Valletta.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Side Trip
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Valletta, Malta — 3 nights

Most Proud

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.
On the 27th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at The Knights Hospitallers, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City, explore the galleries of Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, then learn about all things military at Malta at War Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Malta Aviation Museum, kick back and relax at Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosta Rotunda.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Valletta online tour planner.

Getting from Athens to Valletta by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Valletta. November in Valletta sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Capri.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Capri, Italy — 2 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Villa San Michele and Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps) will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Marina Grande Public Beach and La Bottega dell'Arte di Sergio Rubino. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, hike along Fortini Coastal Walk, make a trip to Via Camerelle, and Head underground at White Grotta.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Capri trip maker app.

Getting from Valletta to Capri by combination of flight and ferry takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. When traveling from Valletta in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Capri: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Naples.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails
Side Trip
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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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the ancient world of The Neapolis Buried, then don't miss a visit to Spaccanapoli, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Naples day trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Naples in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Naples when traveling from Capri in December, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

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 3rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola and then wander the streets of Trastevere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then kick back and relax at Oasi Naturista, and then delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome itinerary builder website.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trip
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Greece travel guide

Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.

Malta travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Sacred & Religious Sites · Gardens
Land of Honey
Aside from the crystal azure waters and the soft sandy beaches in Malta, there is more ancient, medieval, and Baroque architecture here than most visitors have time for. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation spent people-watching and sun-bathing or a history lesson filled with fortified cities and catacombs, Malta lets you hop from island to island with a plethora of options. And with so much coastline wherever you are in Malta, opportunities for water sports abound, including snorkeling and diving. Despite the thriving tourism, many areas feel uncrowded due to lack of residency, leaving you space to enjoy the sun and sea at your own pace.

Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.