16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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1
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
5
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
7
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights

1
night
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 1st (Mon), get curious at Deutsches Museum, thenexplore the activities along English Garden, thenpause for some photo ops at Moriskentanzer, and finally make a trip to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then examine the collection at BMW Welt.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Munich travel route planning tool.

Mexico City, Mexico to Munich is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. July in Munich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
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 3rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), make a trip to Mozartplatz, thencontemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, thenadmire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip maker.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at The Hofburg, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits, thenexplore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, thenadmire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vienna holiday planner.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

2
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.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thenpause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, thensee the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, thenhave fun at Cracow Shooting Academy, thenget to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, and finally admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), thenexplore the galleries of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and finally see the interesting displays at Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow vacation planner.

Fly from Budapest to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Krakow: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

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 11th (Thu): make a trip to Staromestske namesti, thenstep into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. On your second day here, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and then wander the streets of Lesser Town.

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You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, thenappreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, thenget a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, thensteep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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