15 days in Italy, Croatia & Malta Itinerary

15 days in Italy, Croatia & Malta Itinerary

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15 days in Italy, Croatia & Malta Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 15 min
2
Ancona, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Palermo, Italy
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h
5
Agrigento, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Syracuse, Italy
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
7
Valletta, Malta
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h
8
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
9
Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Toronto, Canada

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary builder .

Toronto, Canada to Milan is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Milan. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in August: highs in Milan hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can take a train to Ancona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

1
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Ancona, Italy

Ancona ©
Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Della Santa Casa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria, then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia di Portonovo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale San Ciriaco.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ancona itinerary maker site .

Traveling by train from Milan to Ancona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Ancona, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ancona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Santuario Della Santa Casa
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Baia di Portonovo ©
Baia di Portonovo
Santuario Della Santa Casa ©
Santuario Della Santa Casa
Cattedrale San Ciriaco ©
Cattedrale San Ciriaco

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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 7th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, stop by Cardine, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and finally contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, then explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, and finally make a trip to Oltre I Resti.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Naples trip maker .

Getting from Ancona to Naples by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ancona in August since evenings lows in Naples dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©

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Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Palermo trip builder website .

You can fly from Naples to Palermo in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Tours
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Norman Palace ©
Norman Palace
Food Tours

1
night
Agrigento, Italy

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Scala dei Turchi and then explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Agrigento online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Scala dei Turchi
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Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi
Scala dei Turchi ©
Scala dei Turchi

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night
Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Syracuse Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo, and finally head off the coast to Ortigia.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Syracuse trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Agrigento to Syracuse takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi ©

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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 12th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, then steep yourself in history at Casa Rocca Piccola, then steep yourself in history at St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Valletta journey website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Syracuse to Valletta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Valletta are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mdina Old City, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 13th (Tue), take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Valletta to Dubrovnik takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zadar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

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Zadar, Croatia

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 15th (Thu), get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zadar trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Zadar in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Zadar when traveling from Dubrovnik in August, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

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Speed Boats Tours

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nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Vestibulum of Diocletian's Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter, and finally contemplate the long history of Diocletian's Palace. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Split road trip tool .

You can drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Split, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

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