31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  2 h 45 min
2
Syracuse, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Palermo, Italy
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Naples, Italy
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Train:  5 h
5
Trento, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Toronto, Canada

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.
Get some historical perspective at St. John's Co-Cathedral and Casa Bernard. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja). Change things up with a short trip to Ggantija Megalithic Temples in Ggantija (about 1h 35 min away). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mdina Old City, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Falson Historic House Museum, contemplate the long history of Parrocca San Pawl Nawfragu, and admire the masterpieces at Casa Rocca Piccola.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Valletta road trip planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Valletta is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. In June, Valletta is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mdina, Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ggantija Megalithic Temples, Mosta Parish
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St. John's Co-Cathedral ©
St. John's Co-Cathedral
Mdina Old City ©
Mdina Old City
Mnajdra ©
Mnajdra

2
nights
Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
On the 5th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, head off the coast to Ortigia, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, then admire the masterpieces at Monastero del San salvatore, then examine the collection at Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Syracuse road trip app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Valletta to Syracuse takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Noto, Mulino ad Acqua - Museo Cavallo d'Ispica
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Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Parco Archeologico della Neapolis ©
Parco Archeologico della Neapolis
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa

4
nights
Palermo, Italy

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Popular historic sites such as Cattedrale di Palermo and Norman Palace are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Monreale and Tempio di Segesta. Explore Palermo's surroundings by going to Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro (in Castellammare del Golfo) and Museo dell'Acciuga (in Aspra). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Palazzo Conte Federico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo, admire the masterpieces at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, and contemplate the long history of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Palermo day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Palermo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Duomo di Monreale, Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro, Tempio di Segesta, Museo dell'Acciuga
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Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro ©
Riserva Naturale Dello Zingaro
Tempio di Segesta ©
Tempio di Segesta

6
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pompeii Archaeological Park and Duomo di Ravello. Get some cultural insight at Museo Cappella Sansevero and Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Positano (Fornillo, Absolute Positano, &more), Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Centro Storico) and Ravello (Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, steep yourself in history at Castel dell'Ovo, and learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Palermo to Naples takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or ride a ferry. June in Naples sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Trento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, Amalfi, Vietri sul Mare, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

3
nights
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.
Visit Piazza Duomo and Castel Thun for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at MUSE - Science Museum and Molino Ruatti. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trento: MMape • Mulino Museo dell'ape (in Croviana), Santuario di San Romedio (in Coredo) and Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra (in Folgarida). It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali and take in the awesome beauty at Gruppo Dolomitico Sciliar-Catinaccio, Latemar - UNESCO.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Trento tour planning website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Naples to Trento in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Trento when traveling from Naples in June, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lake Maggiore.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

MMape • Mulino Museo dell'ape, Castel Thun, Santuario di San Romedio, Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra, Molino Ruatti
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Santuario di San Romedio ©
Santuario di San Romedio
Castel Thun ©
Castel Thun
MUSE - Science Museum ©
MUSE - Science Museum

3
nights
Lake Maggiore, Italy

Lake Maggiore ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Palazzo Borromeo and Isola Madre. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chiesa di Santa Veronica and Rocca Borromeo. Change things up with these side-trips from Lake Maggiore: Le Ville di Ravello (in Ravello), Chiesa Vecchia dedicata a Santa Maria (in Belgirate) and Chiesa dei S.S. Martiri (in Arona).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lake Maggiore trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Trento to Lake Maggiore in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lake Maggiore can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, Isola Bella, Le Ville di Ravello, Chiesa Vecchia dedicata a Santa Maria, Palazzo Borromeo
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Palazzo Borromeo ©
Palazzo Borromeo
Le Ville di Ravello ©
Le Ville di Ravello
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella

4
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie" and English Church. Take a break from the city and head to Jungfraujoch and Trümmelbachfälle. Change things up with a short trip to Speed Boats Tours in Interlaken (about 2h 15 min away). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School, and explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lake Maggiore to Zermatt. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Speed Boats Tours, Trümmelbachfälle
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Landesmuseum and Museum Rietberg. Fraumünster Church and Old Town will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Biosphaere Entlebuch & Kunsthalle Luzern) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, take an in-depth tour of Zunfthaus zur Meisen, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town

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