42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour planner

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Madrid, Spain
— 7 nights
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Zebbug, Malta
— 2 nights
Drive
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Victoria, Malta
— 2 nights
Drive to Gozo, Ferry to Cirkewwa
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Valletta, Malta
— 5 nights
Fly
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 6 nights
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Lugano
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Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Drive to Laveno, Ferry to Verbania,Intra, Drive to Zermatt
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 7 nights
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Madrid, Spain

— 7 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Segovia (Postigo del Consuelo, Acueduct of Segovia, &more) and Toledo (Alcazar - Museo del Ejercito, Casco Historico de Toledo, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary planner.

Minneapolis, USA to Madrid is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Madrid. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 87°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Zebbug.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 8:

Zebbug, Malta

— 2 nights
Żebbuġ, also known by its title Città Rohan, is a city in the Southern Region of Malta. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Golden Bay, then explore the historical opulence of Casa Bernard, then delve into the distant past at Mnajdra, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja). On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of St Paul's Catacombs, get to know the fascinating history of Mdina Old City, then see the interesting displays at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosta Parish, and finally admire the natural beauty at Palazzo Parisio & Gardens.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zebbug travel route planning app.

You can drive from Madrid to Zebbug in 32 hours. Traveling from Madrid in June, Zebbug is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Zebbug

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:

Victoria, Malta

— 2 nights
The city of Victoria on the island of Gozo boasts an outstanding collection of Baroque architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dwejra Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Lawrence Parish Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Ta' Pinu National Shrine, then delve into the distant past at Ggantija Megalithic Temples, and finally learn about winemaking at Tal-Massar Winery. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Basilica, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally explore the activities along Mgarr ix-Xini.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Zebbug to Victoria in 1.5 hours. June in Victoria sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Victoria

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:

Valletta, Malta

— 5 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Valletta to Mellieha to see Scuba & Snorkeling about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Co-Cathedral, take in the waterfront at Valletta Waterfront, take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens, and brush up on your military savvy at Fort Rinella.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Valletta online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victoria to Valletta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Valletta

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 17:

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 6 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Get out of town with these interesting Mykonos Town side-trips: Delos (House of Dionysus, Archaeological Site of Delos, &more). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at GoDive Mykonos PADI Diving Resort, enjoy the sand and surf at Paraga Beach, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, and make a trip to The Windmills (Kato Milli).

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Valletta to Mykonos Town in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 23:

Berlin, Germany

— 6 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Dresden (Procession of Princes & The Dresden Zwinger). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Mykonos Town to Berlin takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mykonos Town to Berlin is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lugano.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 29:

Lugano, Switzerland

— 1 night

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Fossil Museum of Monte San Giorgio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baptisterium Riva San Vitale, steep yourself in history at Monte San Giorgio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Fedele e Simone, then make a trip to Scala Monumentale, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio Di Sant'Antonio.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Berlin to Lugano in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. June in Lugano sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lugano

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 5 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, don't miss a visit to Riffelsee, explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, and stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Lugano to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and tram. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 5:

Paris, France

— 7 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Le Marais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Zermatt to Paris by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Paris are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 12:

Malta travel guide

3.9
Historic Walking Areas · Sacred & Religious Sites · Gardens
Land of Honey
Aside from the crystal azure waters and the soft sandy beaches in Malta, there is more ancient, medieval, and Baroque architecture here than most visitors have time for. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation spent people-watching and sun-bathing or a history lesson filled with fortified cities and catacombs, Malta lets you hop from island to island with a plethora of options. And with so much coastline wherever you are in Malta, opportunities for water sports abound, including snorkeling and diving. Despite the thriving tourism, many areas feel uncrowded due to lack of residency, leaving you space to enjoy the sun and sea at your own pace.

Swiss Alps travel guide

4.3
Mountains · Bodies of Water · Lookouts
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.