17 days in Central Europe Itinerary

17 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
5
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
7
Berlin, Germany
— 2 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 26th (Fri), examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Munich is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 28th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, thenexamine the collection at Salzburg Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Kommune Gruft, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), take an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, thenbrowse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

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Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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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.
Kids will enjoy Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Visit Belvedere Palace and Chapel of St. Virgil for their historical value. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Hofburg, don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche.

To see photos and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip maker app.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Kids will appreciate attractions like Matthias Church and Heroes' Square. The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and take in the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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Krakow, Poland

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.
Get some cultural insight at Stare Miasto and Wawel Cathedral. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lord's Transfiguration Church, and enjoy some diversion at Cracow Shooting Academy.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Krakow trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Krakow in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Budapest in August, with highs in Krakow at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, thenget great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town.

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Traveling by flight from Krakow to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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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.
On the 10th (Sat), make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, thencontemplate the long history of Charlottenburg Palace, and then head off the coast to Pfaueninsel. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, thensteep yourself in history at Bebelplatz, and finally contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Berlin trip planning app.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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