30 days in Central Europe Itinerary

30 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace. Museum-lovers will get to explore Topography of Terror and Neues Museum. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary planning tool.

Tijuana, Mexico to Berlin is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Tijuana to Berlin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

3
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Appreciate the collections at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and The National Museum in Warsaw. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, get engrossed in the history at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, don't miss a visit to Swietojanska Street, and appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Warsaw travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Warsaw takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Warsaw sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Stare Miasto. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, have fun at Cracow Shooting Academy, don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica.

Before you visit Krakow, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Krakow are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel 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.
Get some historical perspective at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) capture your imagination. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, and admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Visit Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Hofburg, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of St. Virgil.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna day trip planning app.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Staromestske namesti and Jewish Museum in Prague. Your inner history buff will appreciate Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

1
night
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
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.
On the 22nd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle, explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, explore the galleries of Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, then steep yourself in history at Former Fink Cafe, and finally contemplate the long history of Latran houses.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Schloss Hellbrunn. Mozarts Geburtshaus and Residenzgalerie Salzburg will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salzburg travel route planning website.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

4
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.
Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Munich Residenz and BMW Welt. There's much more to do: explore the activities along English Garden, explore the world behind art at Stuck Villa (Jugendstil Museum), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, and admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

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

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night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

You can drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum

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