36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Valletta, Malta
— 3 nights
Ferry to Gozo, Drive to Victoria
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Victoria, Malta
— 2 nights
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 6 nights
Drive
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Drive
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Aosta, Italy
— 3 nights
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Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Newcastle Airport, Drive to Braithwaite
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Braithwaite, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Windermere, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train to Manchester, Fly to Billund
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Billund, Denmark
— 7 nights
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Valletta, Malta

— 3 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.
Let the collections at Casa Rocca Piccola and Saluting Battery capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul and Malta Blue Diving. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Fort Rinella, explore the striking landscape at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, and examine the collection at National Museum of Archaeology.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Valletta trip maker website.

Melbourne, Australia to Valletta is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Valletta. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get much hotter in Valletta: highs are around 37°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

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 5th (Thu): steep yourself in history at St. George's Basilica, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ramla Bay. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Dwejra Bay, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John The Baptist.

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You can do a combination of ferry and car from Valletta to Victoria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Victoria are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

Munich, Germany

— 6 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Munich Residenz and Pinakothek der Moderne. Escape the urban bustle at English Garden and Ammersee. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Oberammergau (Alpine Coaster Oberammergau & Laber) and Starnberger See (in Starnberg). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at FC Bayern Museum, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, explore the world behind art at Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Schleissheim.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Munich travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Victoria to Munich in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Victoria in August, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Munich: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 12:

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 6 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Take a break from the city and head to Grindelwald-First and Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Brienz and Schynige Platte. Venture out of the city with trips to Giessbachfälle (in Brienz), Murren (Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg & Allmendhubel) and Reichenbach Falls (in Meiringen). The adventure continues: Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen, trek along Grosse Scheidegg, find your balance on the water with Hightide Kayak School, and indulge in some culinary diversions at Interlaken Walking Tours.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Munich to Interlaken in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Aosta.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 18:

Aosta, Italy

— 3 nights

Rome of the Alps

In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Lillaz Waterfalls, hike along Rifugio Vittorio Sella, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then appreciate the views at Val Ferret, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Reale di Sarre.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Aosta online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Aosta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Braithwaite.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21:

Braithwaite, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
Braithwaite is a village in the northern Lake District, in Cumbria, England. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Puzzling Place and Derwent Pencil Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Alpacaly Ever After and Whinlatter Forest Park. When in Braithwaite, make a side trip to see Boat Tours & Water Sports in Glenridding, approximately Glenridding away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Derwentwater, take in the views from Ashness Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Helvellyn, and see Lake District Off-Road.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Braithwaite online travel route builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Aosta to Braithwaite. Traveling from Aosta to Braithwaite, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Braithwaite, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Windermere.

Things to do in Braithwaite

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:

Windermere, United Kingdom

— 4 nights
Windermere is the largest natural lake in England. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lakeland Motor Museum and Tarn Hows. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Loughrigg Fell and Hill Top, Beatrix Potter's House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Windermere: Predator Experience (in Ayside) and Grasmere (Easedale Tarn & The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Man of Coniston, explore the world behind art at Beatrix Potter Gallery, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Windermere, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Windermere attractions planner.

Drive from Braithwaite to Windermere in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Billund.

Things to do in Windermere

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:

Billund, Denmark

— 7 nights

Home of LEGO

Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
You'll discover tucked-away gems like LEGO House and Tirpitz. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ribe Domkirke and Galleri 5. Get out of town with these interesting Billund side-trips: Blaavand (St. Enders Kapel, Blaavand Beach, &more), Kvie So (in Ansager) and Traekfaergerne i Skjern Enge (in Tarm). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Vejers Strand, shop like a local with Skovsnogen - Deep Forest Artland, enjoy the sea views from Lyngvig Fyr, and contemplate the long history of Guldhornsstenene.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Billund trip builder.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Windermere to Billund takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Windermere to Billund. In August, daily temperatures in Billund can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Billund

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 4:

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.

Lake District travel guide

4.4
World heritage site · Specialty Museums · Bodies of Water
A paradise for all lovers of the great outdoors, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District is widely regarded as one of the most stunning areas of natural beauty in the UK. This mountainous region famously served as inspiration for some of the finest works of artists William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Containing the country’s largest national park, the Lake District is England’s top vacation destination for hikers and rock climbers. Nature lovers from around the world linger in this area for days and even weeks, sightseeing in the sweeping landscape of rugged hilltops, glistening lakes, dense forests, and hazy mountaintops. The region abounds in numerous hidden pubs, inns, and hotels, offering not only shelter from the weather, but also first-class dining and drinking options.