17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Mumbai, India

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and finally ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

Plan my day in Munich using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Mumbai, India to Munich is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Mumbai to Munich, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Munich is colder than Mumbai - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 10th (Sun), examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Atelier Thomas Selinger, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): examine the collection at Regional Museum in Cesky Krumlov, get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christi and Our Lady of Sorrows Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov road trip site.

Getting from Salzburg to Cesky Krumlov by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum

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.
Lobkowicz Palace and National Technical Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hradcany and Lesser Town. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip maker.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Prague sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lesser Town
Lesser Town
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, then contemplate the long history of Chapel of St. Virgil, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, explore the world behind art at Albertina, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peterskirche, and finally stop by Historic Center of Vienna.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Vienna sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church and Monastery, then enjoy breathtaking views from UFO Observation Deck, then make a trip to Hlavne Namestie, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, don't miss a visit to St. Michael's Tower & Street, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostol Trinitarov, then step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, and finally make a trip to Slavin War Memorial.

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Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth
Michalska Brana ©
Michalska Brana

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. Get some historical perspective at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Dohány Street Synagogue. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Matthias Church, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), examine the collection at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Budapest online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Budapest are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

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