15 days in Czech Republic, Germany & Austria Itinerary

15 days in Czech Republic, Germany & Austria Itinerary

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Hrensko, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Bautzen, Germany
— 1 night
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Pirna, Germany
— 1 night
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Zell am See, Austria
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Hrensko, Czech Republic

— 3 nights
Hřensko is a small village of approximately 320 inhabitants in the Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic on the border with Germany. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Bohemian Switzerland National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hrensko road trip planning app.

If you are flying in from Palestinian Territories, the closest major aiport is Václav Havel Airport Prague. June in Hrensko sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. You will leave for Bautzen on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Hrensko

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Bautzen, Germany

— 1 night
Bautzen is a hill-top town in eastern Saxony, Germany, and administrative centre of the eponymous district. On the 5th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Muhltor, then take in the views from Friedensbrucke, then examine the collection at Alte Wasserkunst, and finally get in on the family fun at Saurierpark.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bautzen trip planner.

Getting from Hrensko to Bautzen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Pirna.

Things to do in Bautzen

Museums · Theme Parks

Pirna, Germany

— 1 night
Pirna is a town in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, capital of the administrative district Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Koenigstein Fortress and then snap pictures at Bastei Bridge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Pirna visit planner.

Getting from Bautzen to Pirna by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Pirna

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): learn the secrets of beer at Wiseman Free Tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and then step into the grandiose world of Cesky Krumlov Castle. On the next day, head outdoors with Vltava Sport Service and then steep yourself in history at Former Fink Cafe.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov road trip site.

Traveling by car from Pirna to Cesky Krumlov takes 4 hours. In June in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zell am See.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Zell am See, Austria

— 2 nights
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Zell and then take in the awesome beauty at Schmittenhohe. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn, then take some stellar pictures from Gipfelwelt 3000, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and finally cool off at Zell Am See.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Zell am See online route maker.

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Zell am See takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Hallstatt, Austria

— 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Hallstatt is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Waldbachstrub Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, and stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Zell am See to Hallstatt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti, and then head off the coast to Shooters Island.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Prague road trip planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Nature · Parks

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.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.