12 days in Germany, Austria & Czech Republic Itinerary

12 days in Germany, Austria & Czech Republic Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Fussen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2
nights
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, and get engrossed in the history at Sisi Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vienna travel planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Vienna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Vienna are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

1
night
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", thengo for a walk through Old Town, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip planning app.

You can drive from Vienna to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz
Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 8th (Fri), examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenexplore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, thensteep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, thenexamine the collection at Munich Residenz, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, thensteep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Munich visit planner.

Drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Munich are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Fussen.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

1
night
Fussen, Germany

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Fuessen, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, thenadmire the striking features of Schloss Neuschwanstein, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Fussen driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Fussen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Fussen can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schloss Neuschwanstein, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Schloss Hohenschwangau
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

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Getting from Fussen to Prague by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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