14 days in Central Europe Itinerary

14 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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14 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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.
On the 14th (Sat), take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Prague online journey maker .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Prague is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. In September, Prague is cooler than Riyadh - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Berlin.

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Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Topographie des Terrors, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Munich.

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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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.
On the 18th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Nymphenburg Palace, then get curious at Deutsches Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, and finally admire the natural beauty at English Garden.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip planner .

Fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Munich are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Salzburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and finally make a trip to Stephansplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and then get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

Make your Vienna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest visit app .

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Budapest are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 25th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, then contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, and finally examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Krakow trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in September, you will find days in Krakow are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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