16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Indore, India
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Indore, India

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 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Topographie des Terrors, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Berlin road trip site .

Indore, India to Berlin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Indore to Berlin, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

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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.
On the 23rd (Mon), snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then wander the streets of Lesser Town.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Prague are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Munich.

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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at English Garden, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Marienplatz, then get curious at Deutsches Museum, then examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

Plan trip to Munich with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Prague to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 27th (Fri), admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the next day, examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), shop like a local with Getreidegasse, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

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You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

3
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the striking features of Hundertwasserhaus, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and don't miss a visit to Haus der Musik Wien.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

4
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, test the waters at a local thermal spa, take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip planning website .

Take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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

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