19 days in Central Europe Itinerary

19 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
8
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the views from Charles Bridge, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenstep into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, thentake some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, thenvisit Lesser Town, and finally take a stroll through Hradcany.

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Mumbai, India to Prague is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Prague, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in July, expect Prague to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, thensee the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and then step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip tool.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, thenkick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip planning website.

Getting from Berlin to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Zurich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, thencontemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, thenadmire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Munich online tour builder.

You can drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. July in Munich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Highlights from your plan
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt
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 14th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, thensee the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian). On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), step into the grandiose world of Glockenspiel, thentake an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, thencontemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Salzburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) 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
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.
Schonbrunn Palace and Chapel of St. Virgil will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Albertina. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, thencontemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, thenappreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, thenexamine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Budapest sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, and then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, wander the streets of Stare Miasto, and then get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Krakow road trip site.

Fly from Budapest to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in July, plan for slightly colder days in Krakow, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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