25 days in Central Europe Itinerary

25 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
2
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
4
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
7
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
8
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
10
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Zurich is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in June: highs in Zurich hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): examine the collection at Munich Residenz, thenadmire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, thencontemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Munich trip planner.

Drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozarts Geburtshaus. Get in touch with nature at Untersberg and Parasailing & Paragliding. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, and take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg itinerary builder site.

Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Salzburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

2
nights
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 10th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, hike along Vintgar Gorge, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bled trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Salzburg to Bled in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Bled sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
Get some historical perspective at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of St. Virgil, explore the world behind art at Albertina, and make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Bled to Vienna in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Fisherman's Bastion and Heroes' Square will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Budapest tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wawel Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Wieliczka Salt Mine and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Krakow online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Krakow: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

1
night
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 21st (Fri), steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), explore the galleries of Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Warsaw planning site.

Traveling by train from Krakow to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Warsaw, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Jewish Museum in Prague and Powder Tower. Get some historical perspective at Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Prague attractions planning site.

You can fly from Warsaw to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like East Side Gallery and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Berlin road trip planning website.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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