14 days in Austria, Czech Republic & Bratislava Itinerary

14 days in Austria, Czech Republic & Bratislava Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 1 day
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
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Vienna, Austria

— 1 day

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.
Schönbrunn Zoo has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Thu), get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, stop by Manner Shop, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at Millennium City.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna online travel route planner.

New Delhi, India to Vienna is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in March: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 12°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 1 night

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, stop by Avion Shopping Park, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tyrsovo nabrezie. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Old Town Hall, make a trip to Slavin War Memorial, step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, then wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bratislavská zoologická záhrada.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Bratislava takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Innsbruck, Austria

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 21st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then stop by Cafe Cardinal, then admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, and finally explore the activities along Achensee. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, stop by Speckeria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, then get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo, then admire the sheer force of Stuibenfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Grawa Wasserfall.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck online vacation planner.

Getting from Bratislava to Innsbruck by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 23rd (Tue), stroll through Mirabell Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally admire the sheer force of Gollinger Wasserfall. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, stop by Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof.

Before you visit Salzburg, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Parks

Side Trip

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 1 night
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Latran houses, explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, stroll around The Castle Garden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jost Church, then get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and finally explore the historical opulence of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cesky Krumlov route builder tool.

Drive from Salzburg to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Globe Bookstore and Cafe and Artel. Your inner history buff will appreciate Prague Castle and Spanish Synagogue. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, stop by Manufaktura, get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Prague trip planner.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Prague, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Beaches

Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

City of Dreams

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stop by Petit Point Kovacec, look for gifts at Altmann & Kühne, stop by Zuckerlwerkstatt Vienna, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Burggarten. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maria Am Gestade, then stop by Shakespeare & Company, then stop by Donau Zentrum, and finally find something for the whole family at Prater.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks · Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums

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.

Czech Republic travel guide

4.3
Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.