17 days in Central Europe Itinerary

17 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Fly:  9​h
1
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Zoo Berlin and AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin. The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Berlin is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Berlin is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Prague Zoo and Petrinska rozhledna. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Prague driving holiday planner .

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Petrinska rozhledna ©
Petrinska rozhledna

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Halaszbastya and Szechenyi Chain Bridge. On the 22nd (Thu), spend a day exploring the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Budapest road trip planner .

Fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prague in August: highs in Budapest hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Palatinus Strandfürdő ©
Palatinus Strandfürdő
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge

4
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 Schonbrunn Palace and Vienna Naschmarkt. Pack the 25th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Prater. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and admire the striking features of Postsparkasse.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary app .

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Vienna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Theme Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mirabell Palace and Toy Museum - Bürgerspital. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg, see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip site .

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

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

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