15 days in Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

15 days in Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

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15 days in Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Prague Zoo and Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, visit Lesser Town, make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews and more tourist information, go to the Prague road trip website .

Melbourne, Australia to Prague is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Prague is minus 9 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Petrinska rozhledna ©
Petrinska rozhledna

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mirabell Palace and Salzburg Museum. Step out of Salzburg with an excursion to Triassic Park in Waidring--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg route planning website .

Getting from Prague to Salzburg by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Salzburg are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Triassic Park
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Triassic Park ©
Triassic Park

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Schonbrunn Palace and MuseumsQuartier Wien. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vienna online itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May in Vienna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

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