16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
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 16th (Thu): take in the views from Charles Bridge, thenadmire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and then get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary builder site.

Bhopal, India to Prague is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Bhopal in May, things will get colder in Prague: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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 18th (Sat): examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, thenadmire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, make a trip to Mozartplatz, thensee the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, thenget great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Prague to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Salzburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Museum ©
Salzburg Museum

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.
Bring the kids along to Schönbrunn Zoo and The Hofburg. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, find something for the whole family at Prater, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and ponder the world of politics at Rathaus.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Vienna tour planning website.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thentest the waters at a local thermal spa, thensteep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, thenappreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, thenpause for some serene contemplation at University Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Heroes' Square ©
Heroes' Square

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.
On the 25th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and finally enjoy some diversion at Cracow Shooting Academy. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at HistoryLand, thentake a stroll through Stare Miasto, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Krakow trip planning tool.

Getting from Budapest to Krakow by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in May, plan for slightly colder days in Krakow, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
HistoryLand ©
HistoryLand

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.
Family-friendly places like Reichstag Building and Walking tours will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin travel planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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