32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Marsalforn, Malta
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
3
Nice, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Marseille, France
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  3 h 30 min
6
Paris, France
— 5 nights
+3
Train + Fly + Bus + Train:  4 h 30 min
7
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Adelaide, Australia

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. John's Co-Cathedral and Mnajdra. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mdina Old City and Fort Rinella. Venture out of the city with trips to Scuba & Snorkeling (in St. Paul's Bay) and Mellieha Beach (in Mellieha). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Fort St Elmo - National War Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul, delve into the distant past at Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, and Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja).

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Valletta online holiday planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Valletta is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Valletta is minus 8.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Adelaide in October since evenings lows in Valletta dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Marsalforn.

Things to do in Valletta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mdina, Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), Malta Falconry Centre, Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum ©
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Ggantija Megalithic Temples and St. George's Basilica are in your itinerary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Xlendi Beach, Cliff and Caves and Ramla Bay. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the historical opulence of Citadel, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and see the interesting displays at Old Prison in Victoria, island of Gozo.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Marsalforn trip planner.

Traveling by car from Valletta to Marsalforn takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Marsalforn can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Marsalforn

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Victoria, Xaghra, Gharb, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Church of St. John The Baptist
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ggantija Megalithic Temples ©
Ggantija Megalithic Temples
Ta' Pinu National Shrine ©
Ta' Pinu National Shrine

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Visit Castel Plage and La Ponche Beach for some beach relaxation. Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Cannes (Rue d'Antibes, Lérins Islands, &more), Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence) and Plage de Pampelonne (in Ramatuelle). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, stroll through Blue Beach, make a trip to Place Massena, and get a taste of the local shopping with Avenue Jean Medecin.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Marsalforn to Nice with the Route module. Traveling from Marsalforn in November, things will get little chillier in Nice: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cannes, Saint-Tropez, Eglise St Pierre & Paul, Saint-Paul de Vence, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild

2
nights
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.
On the 9th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H. Prince Rainier III, then step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, and finally try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cool off at Larvotto Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, get a taste of the local shopping with Les Grands Chais Monegasques, then explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco, and finally don't miss a visit to Casino Square.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Monte-Carlo trip itinerary app.

Monte-Carlo is just a stone's throw from Nice. In November, daily temperatures in Monte-Carlo can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Highlights from your plan
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco ©
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Larvotto Beach ©
Larvotto Beach

4
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Carrieres des Lumieres and MG Galerie - Guy Martinez will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Grande Plage du Lavandou and Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue. Venture out of the city with trips to Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon), Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Domaine Sainte Marie & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Distillerie A. Blachere & Musee du Vin Brotte Degustation et Vente). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, view the masterpieces at Galerie Insideout, admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, and learn about winemaking at Domaine de l'Anglade.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marseille online route planner.

Traveling by car from Monte-Carlo to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Arles, Avignon, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Plage de Cavaliere ©
Plage de Cavaliere

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Do your shopping at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Visit Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Caresse de Tigre (in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musee Rodin, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Marseille to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Marseille in November: highs in Paris hover around 12°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Versailles, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups, Le Bois des Aigles, Scuba & Snorkeling, Caresse de Tigre
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll through Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Markuskirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, then get engrossed in the history at Bourbaki Panorama, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Kunsthalle Luzern. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, stroll through Pilatus Luzern, examine the collection at Schachmuseum, explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, then explore the galleries of Forum of Swiss History Schwyz, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Parrochiale di San Martino.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip planning app.

Getting from Paris to Lucerne by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 2°C in Lucerne. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schwyz
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) ©
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)
Pilatus Luzern ©
Pilatus Luzern
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visit Old Town and Friedhof Fluntern for their historical value. Visit Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Strandbad Mythenquai for some beach relaxation. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall) and Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, and view the masterpieces at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zurich sightseeing site.

Drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Zurich, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rhine Falls, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona, Stadtkirche
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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