15 days in Central Europe Itinerary

15 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru, India

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Hősök tere, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Budapest is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Bengaluru to Budapest, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in February, with highs in Budapest at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
Highlights from your plan
E- Exit Escape Game ©
E- Exit Escape Game
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Vienna sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

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 27th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

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

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 28th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then get curious at Deutsches Museum, and then make a trip to Marienplatz. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along English Garden, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Munich holiday app .

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

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

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 1st (Sun), explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin road trip planning website .

Fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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 3rd (Tue): take in the views from Charles Bridge, admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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 5th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip itinerary website .

Fly from Prague to Krakow in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daytime highs in Krakow are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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