15 days in Croatia, Greece & Budapest Itinerary

15 days in Croatia, Greece & Budapest Itinerary

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15 days in Croatia, Greece & Budapest Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
subway + Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
flight:  3​h 30​min
4
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Bengaluru, India

1
night
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take a stroll through Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Monastiraki, then look for gifts at Old Orient Jewelry, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

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Bengaluru, India to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in January, expect nights in Athens to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are colder, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Plaka ©
Plaka
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Get some historical perspective at House of Dionysus and Monastery of Paleokastro. Little Venice and Aegean Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Mykonos Town side-trips: Delos (Archaeological Site of Delos & House of Masks). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Agios Nikolakis Church, kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, explore the ancient world of Neolithic Settlement 5100 - 4500 BCE, and step into the grandiose world of Castle Panigirakis.

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Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. In January, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Delos, Paradise Beach, Elia Beach
Highlights from your plan
House of Masks ©
House of Masks
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Aegean Maritime Museum ©
Aegean Maritime Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take a stroll through Andrassy Avenue, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). On the next day, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip planning website .

You can fly from Mykonos Town to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mykonos Town to Budapest due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mykonos Town in January, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Old Split and then steep yourself in history at Diocletian's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, then do a tasting at Putalj Winery, and finally take a stroll through Riva Harbor.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Split online road trip planner .

Fly from Zagreb to Split in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Split is a bit warmer than Zagreb - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wineries Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Split ©
Old Split
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Rector's Palace, browse the exhibits of Franciscan Monastery, then see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, and finally steep yourself in history at Stradun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Split to Dubrovnik by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace

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