21 days in Copenhagen & Athens Itinerary

21 days in Copenhagen & Athens Itinerary

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21 days in Copenhagen & Athens Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 10 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Athens, Greece
— 9 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Cairo, Egypt

10
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for theme parks, historic sites, museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, make a trip to Stroeget, take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, and examine the collection at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Copenhagen route planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Copenhagen is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in February, expect Copenhagen to be cooler, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

9
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Archea Korinthos (in Corinth) and Nafplio (Plateia Syntagmatos, Nauplion Promenade, & more). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens, and take a stroll through Plaka.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Athens travel route planner.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Athens in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in March, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Nafplio, Archea Korinthos
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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