19 days in Central Europe Itinerary

19 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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19 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney, Australia

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Halaszbastya, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and appreciate the history behind Hősök tere.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest online trip itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Sydney to Budapest, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in Budapest at 3°C and lows at -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Fun & Games
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere

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.
Pack the 9th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Prater. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Prater ©
Prater
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get outside with Prague for Two.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Room Escape Games
Petrinska rozhledna ©
Petrinska rozhledna

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 14th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then examine the collection at Munich Residenz, then get curious at Deutsches Museum, and finally make a trip to Marienplatz. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around English Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Schloss Nymphenburg, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Munich tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Prague to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

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

3
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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, make a trip to Potsdamer Platz, and gain insight at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin road trip app .

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of HistoryLand, and finally admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Shooting in Krakow - Cracow Shooting Academy - Strzelnica Krakow, then don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, then enjoy breathtaking views from Town Hall Tower, and finally have fun at Gokarting Center.

Make your Krakow itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Berlin to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. January in Krakow sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Fun & Games Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Gokarting Center ©
Gokarting Center

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