4 days in Europe Itinerary

4 days in Europe Itinerary

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Valletta, Malta
— 1 day
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Munich, Germany
— 1 night


Valletta, Malta

— 1 day

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.
On the 18th (Fri), admire the striking features of St. John's Co-Cathedral, then learn about all things military at Fort Rinella, and then explore the striking landscape at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja).

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Valletta driving holiday planning site.

If you are flying in from Malta, the closest major aiport is Malta International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Florence.

Things to do in Valletta

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 19th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Florence itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Valletta to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Zurich.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 20th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zurich attractions planning site.

You can fly from Florence to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Florence in June, with highs in Zurich at 27°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Museums

Munich, Germany

— 1 night

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): examine the collection at Munich Residenz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and then make a trip to Marienplatz.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Munich trip planner.

Getting from Zurich to Munich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June in Munich, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites

Malta travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Architectural Buildings · 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.

Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Switzerland travel guide

Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Germany travel guide

Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.