18 days in Central Europe Itinerary

18 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, thenget a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, thenwander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, and finally steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

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Boracay, Philippines to Berlin is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Potsdamer Platz ©
Potsdamer Platz

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.
Lesser Town and St. Vitus Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Prague day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

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Lesser Town
Lesser Town
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, examine the collection at Panorama Museum, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Prague to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schonbrunn Palace and The Hofburg. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and visit Graben and Kohlmarkt.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vienna sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Budapest route planning app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Lost Souls Alley, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and enjoy some diversion at Cracow Shooting Academy.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Krakow sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Stare Miasto ©
Stare Miasto
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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