15 days in Italy, Croatia & Malta Itinerary

15 days in Italy, Croatia & Malta Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Ancona, Italy
— 1 night
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
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Palermo, Italy
— 1 night
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Agrigento, Italy
— 1 night
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Syracuse, Italy
— 1 night
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Valletta, Malta
— 1 night
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
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Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights

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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 4th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Milan day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Milan is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. When traveling from Toronto in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. 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

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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): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Della Santa Casa, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria, then kick back and relax at Baia di Portonovo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale San Ciriaco.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ancona route maker website.

Getting from Milan to Ancona by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. August in Ancona sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 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

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 7th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Museo Cappella Sansevero, look for gifts at Cardine, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, then steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, and finally make a trip to Oltre I Resti.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Naples journey planner.

You can drive from Ancona to Naples in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Naples when traveling from Ancona in August, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to 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
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

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Palermo, Italy

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, then 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 see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Palermo journey builder app.

You can fly from Naples to Palermo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Agrigento.

Things to do in Palermo

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

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Scala dei Turchi and then explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Agrigento trip planner.

Traveling by car from Palermo to Agrigento takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Agrigento are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 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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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.
On the 11th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo, and then head off the coast to Ortigia.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Syracuse tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Agrigento to Syracuse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks · Nature · Museums
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo ©
Chiesa di San Filippo Apostolo

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City, then explore the world behind art at Casa Rocca Piccola, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Valletta online day trip planner.

Getting from Syracuse to Valletta by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Mdina Old City
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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. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and finally admire the striking features of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Valletta to Dubrovnik takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive 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), race across the water with a speed boat tour.

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You can drive from Dubrovnik to Zadar in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in August, Zadar is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours · Outdoors · Transportation
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Speed Boats Tours

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Vestibulum of Diocletian's Palace, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Split trip itinerary planning tool.

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

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure
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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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