17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
3
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
4
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
5
Brasov, Romania
— 1 night
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, get curious at Deutsches Museum, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip planner.

Pittsburgh, USA to Munich is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Munich to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Budapest sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

1
night
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 27th (Fri), see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then admire the landmark architecture of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Sofia travel tool.

Fly from Budapest to Sofia in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Sofia, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Sofia, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Sofia

Tours Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Room Escape Games
Temple Sveti Nikolay ©
Temple Sveti Nikolay

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Monastiraki, don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, and get great views at Mount Lycabettus.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Athens trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Sofia in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Athens: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brasov.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

1
night
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 31st (Tue), grab your bike and head to Season Hill, step into the grandiose world of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra). On your second day here, hit the slopes at Poiana Brasov, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Postavarul, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Brasov trip planning app.

Fly from Athens to Brasov in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Season Hill ©
Season Hill
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Poiana Brasov ©
Poiana Brasov

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Berlin, and contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Brasov to Berlin takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasov to Berlin. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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