7 days in Greece & Central Europe Itinerary

7 days in Greece & Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour planner

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Athens, Greece
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece

— 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 11th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and finally wander the streets of Plaka.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

London, UK to Athens is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Athens hover around 35°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test the waters at a local thermal spa, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Budapest is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in June, things will get slightly colder in Budapest: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
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Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna online day trip planner.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 16th (Wed), admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Vienna, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
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Berlin, Germany

— 1 night

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 17th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Berlin online travel route builder.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums
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Greece travel guide

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Beaches · Ruins · History Museums
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.