18 days in Central Europe Itinerary

18 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, thenmake a trip to St. Mary's Basilica, and finally enjoy some diversion at Cracow Shooting Academy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at HistoryLand, thenvisit Stare Miasto, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Krakow day trip planning app.

Indore, India to Krakow is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Indore to Krakow, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indore in May, expect Krakow to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
HistoryLand ©
HistoryLand

2
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.
On the 19th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, thenpause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, thensee the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, don't miss a visit to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Krakow to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the views from Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. On your second day here, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Prague trip planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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 23rd (Thu): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz and then explore the activities along English Garden.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Munich sightseeing app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, make a trip to Mozartplatz, thenexamine the collection at Salzburg Museum, thenget great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Salzburg fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Salzburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

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

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.
Bring the kids along to Schönbrunn Zoo and The Hofburg. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, find something for the whole family at Prater, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna tour planner.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

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.
Bring the kids along to Hungarian Parliament Building and Heroes' Square. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In May in Budapest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Heroes' Square ©
Heroes' Square

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