24 days in Central Europe Itinerary

24 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Eger, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Staromestske namesti and Lesser Town. Get some historical perspective at St. Vitus Cathedral and Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument. The adventure continues: get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Prague road trip site.

Chennai, India to Prague is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Chennai in July, you will find days in Prague are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are cooler (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

2
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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and finally make a trip to East Side Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and finally stop by Kochtail - Alles fur Kuche und Bar.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary builder site.

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 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

1
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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): wander the streets of Niederdorf, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally stop by CIRCLE - The Sustainable Shop.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip builder.

Getting from Berlin to Zurich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

2
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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

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 9th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then examine the collection at Munich Residenz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

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You can drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Munich, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

2
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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, explore the galleries of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

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You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

3
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Vienna, Austria

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Belvedere Palace and Historic Center of Vienna. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, examine the collection at The Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens.

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

4
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Budapest, Hungary

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Andrassy Avenue and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). The adventure continues: test the waters at a local thermal spa, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and wander the streets of Vaci Street.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip app.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Eger.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Spas

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Eger, Hungary

Hungarian Rome

Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
On the 20th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Eger Castle, then learn about winemaking at Bolyki Pinceszet, then do a tasting at Szepasszonyvolgy 46., and finally learn about winemaking at Valley of the Beautiful Women. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Dobo Square, do a tasting at Kovacs Nimrod Winery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minorita Templom, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Agria Park Shopping Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Eger online road trip planner.

Drive from Budapest to Eger in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Eger sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

3
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Krakow, Poland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, then steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and finally wander the streets of Ulica Florianska.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Eger to Krakow in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Eger in July: highs in Krakow hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

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