20 days in Central Europe Itinerary

20 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Krakow, Poland

— 5 nights

Slavic Rome

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.
When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately Oswiecim away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow itinerary maker tool.

Toronto, Canada to Krakow is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Krakow. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect Krakow to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. September in Prague sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at The Hofburg, admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, and don't miss a visit to Historic Center of Vienna.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna driving holiday planner.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Budapest, Hungary

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. September in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping