22 days in Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

22 days in Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Spital am Pyhrn, Austria
— 3 nights
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Tamsweg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Ischgl, Austria
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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.
Get in touch with nature at Kralovska Obora-Stromovka and Devil's Channel. Step off the beaten path and head to Prague for Two and St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral. There's still lots to do: browse the collection at Municipal Library of Prague, make a trip to Staromestske namesti, pause for some photo ops at Franz Kafka Monument, and browse the exhibits of Lobkowicz Palace.

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Brussels, Belgium to Prague is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 3 nights
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Step off the beaten path and head to Latran houses and Sovi voliery. Step out of the city life by going to Theresa valley and Chalupska Slat. Venture out of the city with trips to Pisek Mountains (in Pisek) and Schwarzenberska Hrobka (in Domanin). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov and step into the grandiose world of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

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Drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Cesky Krumlov sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Johannesbachklamm and Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Hohe Wand Wiese, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), make a trip to Stephansplatz, and admire the striking features of State Hall of the Austrian National Library.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna travel route builder app.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. December in Vienna sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Spital am Pyhrn.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Spital am Pyhrn, Austria

— 3 nights
Step out of the city life by going to Dr. Vogelgesang-Klamm and Puchheimer Au. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seeschloss Ort and Pfarrkirche St. Georgen im Attergau. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Spital am Pyhrn: Langbathseen (in Ebensee am Traunsee), Kleiner Sonnstein (in Traunkirchen) and Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad (in Unterach am Attersee).

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Spital am Pyhrn travel route planning app.

Getting from Vienna to Spital am Pyhrn by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tamsweg.

Things to do in Spital am Pyhrn

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tamsweg, Austria

— 3 nights
Tamsweg is a market town in the Austrian state of Salzburg near the border with Styria. Take a break from the city and head to Ursprungalm and Ankogel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Goldeck Bergbahnen GmbH and Burg Mauterndorf. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tamsweg: Gunster Wasserfall (in Krakaudorf) and Maltator (in Gmund). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Prebersee.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tamsweg visit planner.

Getting from Spital am Pyhrn to Tamsweg by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ischgl.

Things to do in Tamsweg

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ischgl, Austria

— 3 nights
Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ischgl-Samnaun ski area and Schmugglerland. Take a break from the city and head to Sessellift Wannenjoch and Lech-Oberlech Tobbagon Run. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ischgl: St. Anton am Arlberg (St. Anton & Alberg). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Erlebnispark Vider Truja.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ischgl holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tamsweg to Ischgl takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Ischgl

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Visiting Grawa Wasserfall and Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Klettersteig Innsbruck and Skigebiet Hochmoos. Step out of Innsbruck with an excursion to Stubaier Gletscher in Neustift im Stubaital--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck and hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Ischgl to Innsbruck takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ischgl in December, Innsbruck is little chillier at night with lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Czech Republic travel guide

4.3
Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.