23 days in Italy, Turkey & Malta Itinerary

23 days in Italy, Turkey & Malta Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nevsehir, Turkey
— 2 nights
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
3
Comino, Malta
— 1 day
4
Marsalforn, Malta
— 1 night
5
Valletta, Malta
— 1 night
6
Naples, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights

2
nights
Nevsehir, Turkey

Nevsehir ©
Thousands of years of civilization are visibly present at Nevsehir, a major city in Cappaddocia famously graced with fairy chimneys, carved houses, churches, and frescoes.
For shopping fun, head to Sultans Ceramic or Chez Galip. Escape the urban bustle at Balloon Rides and Red Valley. Change things up with a short trip to Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri in Derinkuyu (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: take a pleasant ride with Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, appreciate the views at Devrent Valley, make a trip to Kaymakli Underground City, and do a tasting at Kocabag Winery.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nevsehir online sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to Nevsehir is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Turkey Time is 8 hours. When traveling from Toronto in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nevsehir, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Nevsehir

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Derinkuyu, Avanos, Uchisar, Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, Devrent Valley
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Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center ©
Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center
Balloon Rides
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri ©
Derinkuyu Yeralti Sehri

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
For shopping fun, head to Kapali Carsi or Kanyon Shopping Center. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, steep yourself in history at Basilica Cistern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and view the masterpieces at Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Istanbul day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Nevsehir to Istanbul with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Nevsehir in June, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Comino.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi
Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi ©
Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi

1
day
Comino, Malta

Comino ©
While it is not the largest island of the Maltese archipelago, Comino serves as an oasis of serenity for many reasons other than its picturesque Mediterranean location.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Marija Bay and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Lagoon.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Comino holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Istanbul to Comino with the Route module. Traveling from Istanbul to Comino, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Marsalforn.

Things to do in Comino

Parks Nature Beaches
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Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon
Santa Marija Bay ©
Santa Marija Bay

1
night
Marsalforn, Malta

The busiest vacation resort on the island of Gozo, the small town of Marsalforn offers a pleasant seafront promenade backed by a string of low-rise hotels and apartment complexes.
On the 5th (Fri), stroll through Dwejra Bay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ta' Pinu National Shrine, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Marsalforn planning site.

Getting from Comino to Marsalforn by combination of ferry and car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Marsalforn

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Ta' Pinu National Shrine, Dwejra Bay
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dwejra Bay ©
Dwejra Bay
Ta' Pinu National Shrine ©
Ta' Pinu National Shrine

1
night
Valletta, Malta

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 6th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Co-Cathedral, thenadmire the natural beauty at Upper Barrakka Gardens, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Valletta trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Marsalforn to Valletta in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Valletta

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja) ©
Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja)
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral

4
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Head to Sol’Art Ceramiche and Nana' Positanofor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano (in Positano), Villa Rufolo (in Ravello) and Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Naples trip site.

You can fly from Valletta to Naples in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Positano, Ravello, Lido Capo di Conca, Sol’Art Ceramiche, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mercato Centrale and Goccia Shoes. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Florence road trip planning website.

You can take a train from Naples to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Naples in July since evenings lows in Florence dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Mercato Centrale ©
Mercato Centrale
Goccia Shoes ©
Goccia Shoes

4
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Head to Gioielleria Eredi Jovon and L'artista della barbariafor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Canal Grande and Bagni Alberoni. There's much more to do: make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria S.Eufemia, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Gioielleria Eredi Jovon ©
Gioielleria Eredi Jovon
L'artista della barbaria ©
L'artista della barbaria

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