17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Ostrava, Czech Republic
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Ostrava, Czech Republic
— Few hours
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Kiruna, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Prague, Czech Republic

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Ostrava, Czech Republic

Ostrava ©
Ostrava is a city in the north-east of the Czech Republic and is the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel Panny Marie Kralovny and then enjoy breathtaking views from New City Hall Viewing Tower.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ostrava visit planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Ostrava. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Prague.

Things to do in Ostrava

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kostel Panny Marie Kralovny ©
Kostel Panny Marie Kralovny
New City Hall Viewing Tower ©
New City Hall Viewing Tower

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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.
On the 20th (Fri), take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague online itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Ostrava to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Prague are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

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

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
On the 22nd (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then take some stellar pictures from Lavka pod Zamkem, and then contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov online vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 23rd (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Mirabell Palace.

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Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

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

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau), Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Nuremberg (Kaiserburg Nurnberg & Albrecht Durer's House). There's much more to do: make a trip to Marienplatz, get curious at Deutsches Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Munich online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Nuremberg, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, and get in on the family fun at Junibacken.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm vacation planner .

Getting from Munich to Stockholm by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Kiruna.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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Kiruna, Sweden

Kiruna ©
Sweden's northernmost city, Kiruna remains best known for its proximity to the world's first hotel-museum built entirely of snow and ice.
On the 2nd (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Abisko National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, see the interesting displays at Sami Siida - Markanbaiki, then don't miss a visit to Kiruna Stadshuset, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kiruna Kyrka.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kiruna attractions planner .

You can fly from Stockholm to Kiruna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Stockholm in January, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Kiruna: temperatures range from -11°C by day to -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kiruna

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Abisko National Park
Highlights from your plan
Abisko National Park ©
Abisko National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kiruna Kyrka ©
Kiruna Kyrka