10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

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10 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sofia, Bulgaria
1
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
5
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sofia, Bulgaria

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nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rila Monastery and Boyana Church. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski and Temple Sveti Nikolay. Get out of town with these interesting Sofia side-trips: Koprivshtitsa (Oslekov's House, Dimcho Debelyanov House, & more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Rotunda of St George (Sveti Georgi), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Banya Bashi Mosque, admire the striking features of Ministry of Agriculture and Food, and get engrossed in the history at Battenberg Mausoleum.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sofia journey planner .

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major airport is Sofia Airport. In April, daytime highs in Sofia are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Koprivshtitsa, Rila Monastery
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Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church

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nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 5th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Plaka, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Athens day trip app .

Fly from Sofia to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sofia in April, expect Athens to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 15°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

1
night
Sofia, Bulgaria

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

Getting from Athens to Sofia by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, Sofia is a bit cooler than Athens - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. On the 8th (Mon), you'll travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Sofia

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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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.
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Hősök tere.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Budapest road trip site .

You can fly from Sofia to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Budapest due to the time zone difference. April in Budapest sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

1
night
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna tour itinerary maker website .

You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Chapel of St. Virgil ©
Chapel of St. Virgil

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