25 days in Malta, Salzburg & Switzerland Itinerary

25 days in Malta, Salzburg & Switzerland Itinerary

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Xaghra, Malta
— 2 nights
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Valletta, Malta
— 7 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 8 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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Xaghra, Malta

Discover out-of-the-way places like Ramla Bay and Ta' Pinu National Shrine. Popular historic sites such as St. George's Basilica and Ggantija Megalithic Temples are in your itinerary.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Xaghra vacation website.

Madrid, Spain to Xaghra is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Xaghra when traveling from Madrid in September, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Xaghra

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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Ramla Bay
4.2

7
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Valletta, Malta

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mosta Parish and Casa Rocca Piccola. Step out of the city life by going to Spinola Bay and Scuba & Snorkeling. Venture out of the city with trips to Mellieha (Mellieha Parish Church, Ghajn Tuffieha Bay, &more) and Malta Classic Car Collection Museum (in Qawra). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Paul, make a trip to Shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, pause for some photo ops at Mdina Main Gate - Baroque gateway, and contemplate the long history of War HQ Tunnel.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Valletta holiday app.

Getting from Xaghra to Valletta by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Valletta are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 26:
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Mosta Parish
4.7

8
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get outdoors at Untersberg and Dachstein Giant Ice Caves. Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Red Bull Hangar-7. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Pfarrkirche U. L. Frau Geburt in Altenmarkt im Pongau (in Altenmarkt im Pongau), Obertraun (Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area & Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape) and Gosauseen (in Gosau). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, contemplate the long history of Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilika St. Michael.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg vacation builder tool.

Getting from Valletta to Salzburg by combination of flight and train takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Valletta in September, plan for little chillier days in Salzburg, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 4:
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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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 Jungfraujoch and Harderkulm. Discover out-of-the-way places like Trümmelbachfälle and Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls. Venture out of the city with trips to Molitor (in Wengen), Hofkirche (in Lucerne) and Aare Gorge (in Meiringen). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Maennlichen, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindelwald-First.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Interlaken trip planner.

Drive from Salzburg to Interlaken in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. October in Interlaken sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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Aare Gorge
4.7

3
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Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Get some historical perspective at Gruyeres Castle and Chateau de Chillon. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chaplin's World and Fondation Pierre Gianadda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montreux: Cathedrale de Lausanne (in Lausanne) and HR Giger Museum (in Gruyeres). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience, take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, and appreciate the history behind Freddie Mercury Statue.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Montreux route planner.

Getting from Interlaken to Montreux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
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Must see
Chaplin's World
4.7
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Gruyeres Castle
4.6
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Religious Site
Cathedrale de Lausanne
4.5

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