49 days in Italy, Monaco & Malta Itinerary

49 days in Italy, Monaco & Malta Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 6 nights
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Palermo, Italy
— 2 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 5 nights
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Victoria, Malta
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 5 nights

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo (in Suello), La Citta Alta (in Bergamo) and Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Milan itinerary planner.

Sacramento, USA to Milan is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. While traveling from Sacramento, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

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Duomo di Milano
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Architectural Building
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
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Architectural Building
Villa del Balbianello
4.8

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio di Santa Maria Assunta, get interesting insight from Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, take some stellar pictures from Bar Terza Terra, then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally take a stroll around Vernazza. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Isola Palmaria, walk around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Ex Gallerie.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre route maker site.

Drive from Milan to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Genoa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, then take a leisurely stroll along Old Port, and finally examine the collection at Galata Museo del Mare. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Museo di Palazzo Reale, take a memorable tour with Silentbay Charter, then kick back and relax at Baia del Silenzio, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Genoa tour planner.

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Genoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Genoa when traveling from Cinque Terre in August, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

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Aquarium
Aquarium of Genoa
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Boat Tour
Silentbay Charter
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History Museum
Museo di Palazzo Reale
4.5

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Monte-Carlo is known for zoos & aquariums, casinos, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Larvotto Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens, get outside with Mediterraneo Monaco, and explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Monte-Carlo journey planner.

Getting from Genoa to Monte-Carlo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Monte-Carlo are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Mondello, stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini, then admire the striking features of Norman Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Monreale, and finally pick up some local products at Mercato Ballaro. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Quattro Canti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, glide through the air with Parapendio in Tandem, then ponder the design of Fontana della Vergogna (Fontana Pretoria), and finally don't miss a visit to Palazzo Pretorio, Municipio di Palermo.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Palermo trip builder.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Monte-Carlo to Palermo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Palermo

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Parasailing / Paragliding
Parapendio in Tandem
5.0

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Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valletta: Scuba & Snorkeling (in St. Paul's Bay), Mellieha (Mellieha Beach & Popeye Village Malta) and Malta National Aquarium (in Qawra). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. John's Co-Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Casa Rocca Piccola, delve into the distant past at Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, and get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Valletta road trip planning app.

Getting from Palermo to Valletta by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

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World heritage site
St. John's Co-Cathedral
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Art Museum
Casa Rocca Piccola
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Victoria, Malta

Victoria ©
The city of Victoria on the island of Gozo boasts an outstanding collection of Baroque architecture.
Victoria is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the sights as you ascend with Gozo Adventures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, steep yourself in history at St. George's Basilica, and stroll through Dwejra Bay.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip planning tool.

Getting from Valletta to Victoria by combination of ferry and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Ravello (Villa Rufolo, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, &more), Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso & Duomo di Sant'Andrea) and Lupanar (in Pompeii). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Paestum Ruins, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Naples holiday planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Victoria to Naples. In August, daytime highs in Naples are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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World heritage site
Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome online tour planner.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

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Colosseum
4.7
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Pantheon
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Trevi Fountain
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

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, Duomo di Siena, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

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World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
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World heritage site
Piazzale Michelangelo
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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Chiesa di San Procolo, Arena di Verona, &more) and Padua (Orto Botanico di Padova, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice vacation builder app.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Must see
Canal Grande
4.8
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Piazza San Marco
4.4

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