15 days in Germany, Greece & Switzerland Itinerary

15 days in Germany, Greece & Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
2
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
3
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Charlottenburg Palace and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. You'll explore and learn at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, and contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin online itinerary planner.

Phoenix, USA to Berlin is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Phoenix to Berlin, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Get some cultural insight at Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Akrokorinthos (in Corinth). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Plaka, pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Athens online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Athens sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Archaeological Site Mycenae, Akrokorinthos
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nymphenburg Palace and Schloss Neuschwanstein. Visit St. Peter's Church and St. Michael's Church for their historical value. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Munich online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Munich takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Athens to Munich, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Athens in May; daily highs in Munich reach 64°F and lows reach 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fraumünster Church and Museum Rietberg. Escape the urban bustle at Lake Zurich and Biosphaere Entlebuch. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, take a stroll through Old Town, and stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

Drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Zurich are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Biosphaere Entlebuch
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

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