11 days in Central Europe Itinerary

11 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  16 h
1
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
train:  6 h
4
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 day
Fly + Bus:  2 h 30 min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): look for gifts at L'Abbate Kasefabrik, buy something for everyone on your list at Main-Taunus Zentrum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with MyZeil.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt visit planning website.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Frankfurt is an approximately 19- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time (WIB) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Jakarta in April: high temperatures in Frankfurt hover around 18°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Dresden.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Shopping

Side Trips

L'Abbate Kasefabrik, Main-Taunus Zentrum
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MyZeil ©
MyZeil
L'Abbate Kasefabrik ©
L'Abbate Kasefabrik
Main-Taunus Zentrum ©
Main-Taunus Zentrum

2
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 3rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, then look for gifts at Tradition & Form, and finally wander the streets of Gorlitzer Strasse. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get into the urban bustle at Kulturpalast Dresden, admire the landmark architecture of Georgenbau, then take a stroll through Neustadt, and finally shop like a local with Neustadter Markthalle.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dresden day trip app.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Dresden in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. April in Dresden sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Dresden

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Tradition & Form ©
Tradition & Form
Gorlitzer Strasse ©
Gorlitzer Strasse
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prague Castle and Staromestske namesti. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and Artel. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, learn and have fun at Fotograf na plech, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and indulge your taste buds at Prague for Two.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip app.

You can drive from Dresden to Prague in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, stop by FreyWille, then wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt, then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vienna vacation planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Vienna Naschmarkt ©
Vienna Naschmarkt
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, then wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, then browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Andrassy Avenue ©
Andrassy Avenue
Central Market Hall ©
Central Market Hall

1
day
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
On the 10th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kleinmarkthalle, then explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Main Tower.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Frankfurt takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Kleinmarkthalle ©
Kleinmarkthalle

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