27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 18 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of Music Fountain, don't miss a visit to 3d Gallery Budapest, then see the interesting displays at Miniversum Budapest, and finally make a trip to New York Palace.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary maker tool.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Sofia.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas · Museums

Sofia, Bulgaria

— 2 nights
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 15th (Sun), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then admire the striking features of Central Sofia Synagogue (Tsentralna Sofiiska Sinagoga), then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sofia Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Saint Sofia Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vitosha Mountain, admire the landmark architecture of Church St. George Rotunda, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sofia route planner.

Getting from Budapest to Sofia by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Sofia, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Sofia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and then explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

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Getting from Sofia to Athens by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sofia in August, expect Athens to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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 19th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, then don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and finally step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Dubrovnik takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Athens in August, with highs in Dubrovnik at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Budapest, Hungary

— 18 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy) (in Veszprem), De La Motte Castle (in Noszvaj) and Eger (Kovacs Nimrod Winery, Dobo Square, &more). See some other sides of Budapest: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest tour planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Budapest by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in August, plan for little chillier nights in Budapest, with lows around 18°C.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

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