32 days in Italy, Valletta & Rabat Itinerary

32 days in Italy, Valletta & Rabat Itinerary

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32 days in Italy, Valletta & Rabat Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 8 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Vicenza, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Trento, Italy
— Few hours
bus:  45​min
4
Bolzano, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Ravenna, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Arezzo, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
7
Montepulciano, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Trani, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Matera, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Alberobello, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
11
Bari, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Lecce, Italy
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
13
Valletta, Malta
— 5 nights
bus:  30​min
14
Rabat, Malta
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18​h
End: New York City, United States


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8
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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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rome itinerary planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Rome, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. You'll set off for Vicenza on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Vicenza, Italy

Vicenza ©
Famous for its abundance of 16th-century architecture designed by Andrea Palladio, Vicenza was coined the City of Palladio.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palladio Museum, Villa La Rotonda by Andrea Palladio and Teatro Olimpico. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Palladio Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Palladiana, appreciate the history behind Piazza dei Signori, then catch a live performance at Teatro Olimpico, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa La Rotonda by Andrea Palladio.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Vicenza online trip maker .

Getting from Rome to Vicenza by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vicenza, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Trento.

Things to do in Vicenza

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Basilica Palladiana ©
Basilica Palladiana
Teatro Olimpico ©
Teatro Olimpico
Piazza dei Signori ©
Piazza dei Signori

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hours
Trento, Italy

Trento
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Fontana dell'Aquila and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Trento planner .

Traveling by train from Vicenza to Trento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Vicenza, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Trento, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 55°F. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Bolzano.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites
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4
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Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bolzano: I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff (in Merano) and Selva di Val Gardena (Cappella di San Silvestro & Val Gardena). The adventure continues: walk around Puez-Geisler Nature Park, learn about winemaking at Loacker Winery, explore the historical opulence of Runkelstein Castle, and see the interesting displays at Messner Mountain Museum MMM Firmian.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bolzano day trip planning website .

You can take a bus from Trento to Bolzano in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Bolzano, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ravenna.

Things to do in Bolzano

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Selva di Val Gardena, I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
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Puez-Geisler Nature Park ©
Puez-Geisler Nature Park
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena

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Ravenna, Italy

Ravenna ©
Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
On the 24th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Vitale, and then don't miss a visit to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravenna day trip website .

Drive from Bolzano to Ravenna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Ravenna can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Arezzo.

Things to do in Ravenna

Historic Sites
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia ©
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia

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Arezzo, Italy

Arezzo ©
Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Domenico Church.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Arezzo online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Ravenna to Arezzo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Montepulciano.

Things to do in Arezzo

Historic Sites
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San Domenico Church ©
San Domenico Church

2
nights
Montepulciano, Italy

Montepulciano ©
Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo has been added to your itinerary. When in Montepulciano, make a side trip to see Villa La Ripa in Arezzo, approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio di San Biagio, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Ercolani, and make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Montepulciano itinerary planner .

Drive from Bolzano to Montepulciano in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 47°F. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Trani.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, Villa La Ripa
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Villa La Ripa ©
Villa La Ripa
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo ©
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo
Tempio di San Biagio ©
Tempio di San Biagio

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Trani, Italy

Trani
Trani is a seaport of Apulia, in southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, 40km by railway West-Northwest of Bari. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo del Confetto Mucci Giovanni, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Trani, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Trani.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Trani online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Montepulciano to Trani in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Trani are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Trani

Historic Sites Parks Nightlife
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Matera, Italy

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Palombaro Lungo, stroll around Parco della Murgia Materana, then examine the collection at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, then don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera.

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Getting from Trani to Matera by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Matera

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera
Casa Noha ©
Casa Noha
Palombaro Lungo ©
Palombaro Lungo

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Alberobello, Italy

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Trullo Sovrano and then admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Alberobello trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Matera to Alberobello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Alberobello can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bari.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites Museums
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Trullo Sovrano ©
Trullo Sovrano

1
night
Bari, Italy

Bari
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 28th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo and then steep yourself in history at Cattedrale di Bari.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bari day trip app .

Getting from Alberobello to Bari by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lecce.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites
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Lecce, Italy

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lecce: Otranto (Centro Storico Otranto & Cattedrale Di Otranto) and Palazzo del Principe (in Muro Leccese). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, Lecce, take an in-depth tour of Museo Faggiano, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

Make your Lecce itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Bari to Lecce by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Otranto, Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, Palazzo del Principe
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Duomo di Lecce ©
Duomo di Lecce
Centro Storico Otranto ©
Centro Storico Otranto
Centro Storico, Lecce ©
Centro Storico, Lecce

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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.
Valletta is known for historic sites, parks, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Lower Barrakka Gardens, learn about all things military at Fort Rinella, and deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Valletta trip site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Lecce to Valletta in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Lecce in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Valletta, with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Rabat.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Saint Julian's, Fort St Angelo, Marsaxlokk Bay, Tarxien Temples, Fort Rinella
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Upper Barrakka Gardens ©
Upper Barrakka Gardens
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum ©
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

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Rabat, Malta

Rabat ©
Not to be confused with Victoria, formerly known as Rabat, the official Rabat is a town just outside of Mdina on the island of Malta.
When in Rabat, make a side trip to see Ggantija Megalithic Temples in Ggantija, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Mnajdra, pause for some serene contemplation at Mosta Parish, steep yourself in history at Mellieha Air Raid Shelter, and explore the historical opulence of Casa Bernard.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rabat route builder tool .

Rabat is very close to Valletta. In October, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Mellieha, Mnajdra, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Malta National Aquarium, Mdina Old City
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St Paul's Catacombs ©
St Paul's Catacombs
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City

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