16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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16 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
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
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: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, and admire the striking features of Matthias Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest itinerary maker .

Bengaluru, India to Budapest is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Bengaluru to Budapest, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Budapest. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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 4th (Wed): make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vienna journey planner .

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

2
nights
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 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Mirabell Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Salzburg vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, then take in nature's colorful creations at Schloss Nymphenburg, and then walk around English Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, then get curious at Deutsches Museum, and finally make a trip to Marienplatz.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich travel route planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Munich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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 10th (Tue), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

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Traveling by flight from Munich to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Prague are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, gain insight at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, then contemplate the long history of Bebelplatz, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Berlin online route builder .

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, then admire the landmark architecture 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 find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can 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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