19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
4
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
5
Katowice, Poland
— 2 nights

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Athens: Nafplio (Church of Panaghia & Nauplion Promenade), Seahorse Dive Center (in Vari) and Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take a stroll through Plaka, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and stop by Electra Raikos Exact Museum Copies.

To find out how to plan a trip to Athens, use our trip itinerary maker.

Portland, USA to Athens is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Portland to Athens. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Portland in July: high temperatures in Athens hover around 91°F and lows are around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Nafplio, Seahorse Dive Center, Temple of Poseidon, Archaeological Site Mycenae
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Seahorse Dive Center ©
Seahorse Dive Center
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rome vacation planner.

Fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in July, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

5
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: explore the activities along English Garden, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich day trip app.

You can fly from Rome to Munich in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in August; daily highs in Munich reach 76°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, take in panoramic vistas at Museum of Krakow Town Hall Tower, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, then see the interesting displays at Lost Souls Alley, and finally steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Munich to Krakow by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Katowice.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

2
nights
Katowice, Poland

Katowice ©
Katowice is a city in southwestern Poland, with a population of 299,910 and the center of the Silesian Metropolis, with a population of 2.2 million.Throughout the mid-18th century, Katowice had developed into a village upon the discovery of rich coal reserves in the area. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): find something for the whole family at JumpWorld, then take a stroll through Nikiszowiec, and then appreciate the views at Valley of Three Ponds (Dolina Trzech Stawow). Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Silesian Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Katowice trip builder website.

Drive from Krakow to Katowice in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Katowice can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Katowice

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Silesian Museum ©
Silesian Museum

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