13 days in Switzerland, Austria & Prague Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland, Austria & Prague Itinerary

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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St. Moritz, Switzerland

— 3 nights
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National Park Centre and Bahnmuseum Albula will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Botanical Garden Alpinum Schatzalp and Fluelapass. When in St. Moritz, make a side trip to see Davos Klosters Ski Resort in Davos Platz, approximately Davos Platz away. There's more to do: look for gifts at Metzgerei Plinio and experience rural life at Alp-Schaukaserei Morteratsch.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our St. Moritz trip itinerary maker tool.

Zurich to St. Moritz is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zurich in July; daily highs in St. Moritz reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 4th (Sun), buy something for everyone on your list at EUROPARK, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then join in the after-dark buzz at Augustiner Braustubl, and finally don't miss a visit to Pfarre St. Wolfgang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Gollinger Wasserfall, get some fabulous bargains at Designer Outlet Salzburg, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, then get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, then stop by Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, and finally stop by Swarovski Shop.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg online visit planner.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, Salzburg is somewhat warmer than St. Moritz - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Get in touch with nature at Kahlenberg and Hohe Wand Wiese. Step off the beaten path and head to Nationalpark Neusiedler See – Seewinkel and Nationalpark Donau-Auen. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Head to Artel and B Teamfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will appreciate Lobkowicz Palace and Jewish Museum in Prague. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, browse the different shops at A|X Praha Palladium, take a spin around town with Cayman Travel, and get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Prague sightseeing app.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Zurich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 12th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then browse the exhibits of Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), then explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection, and finally get curious at Swiss Science Center Technorama. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then look for gifts at Confiserie Sprungli.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary website.

Fly from Prague to Zurich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In July in Zurich, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.