41 days in Central Europe Itinerary

41 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Fly
1
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Train
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Train
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Drive
10
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive
11
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
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Warsaw, Poland

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie and POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Nowy Swiat. Step out of Warsaw with an excursion to Gallery of Steel Figures in Pruszkow--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kampinoski Park Narodowy, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and enjoy some music at Warsaw Piano Concerts. Waclaex..

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw tour itinerary app.

Jaipur, India to Warsaw is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jaipur to Warsaw is minus 4.5 hours. In October, Warsaw is colder than Jaipur - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Military Museum
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
4.5
Old Town ©
World heritage site
Old Town
4.6

4
nights
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.
Head to Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) and Ulica Florianskafor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. Spend the 26th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and see the interesting displays at Lost Souls Alley.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Krakow trip planner.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Wawel Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Wawel Cathedral
4.6
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Historic Walking Area
Wawel Royal Castle
4.4

4
nights
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.
Head to Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam) and Ullmann's Ladenfor some retail therapy. Visit The Dresden Zwinger and Memorial of the Berlin Wall for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Berlin: Dresden (Katholische Hofkirche, Frauenkirche Dresden, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and head outdoors with Berlin Racing Bikes.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Berlin trip itinerary site.

Getting from Krakow to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Pergamonmuseum ©
Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4
The Dresden Zwinger ©
Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8
Topography of Terror ©
Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
4.5

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Reeperbahn, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): view the masterpieces at Red Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hamburg driving holiday site.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Hamburg are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Hamburg

Highlights from your trip
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8
Speicherstadt ©
Historic Walking Area
Speicherstadt
4.7

2
nights
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 4th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then wander the streets of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, then see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection, then take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bourbaki Panorama.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zurich road trip planning app.

Fly from Hamburg to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Old Town ©
Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Neighborhood
Bahnhofstrasse
3.9

1
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Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 6th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte, stroll through Bergisel Ski Jump, browse the exhibits of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip planner.

Drive from Zurich to Innsbruck in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Ski Area
Bergisel Ski Jump
4.4
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Religious Site
Dom zu St. Jakob
4.5

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Residenzgalerie Salzburg. Let the collections at Mozarts Geburtshaus and Red Bull Hangar-7 capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Hallstatt (Hallstatt Lutheran Church, Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, and admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg online tour planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

4
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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.
Nymphenburg Palace and Deutsches Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Munich Residenz and BMW Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Therme Erding in Erding (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at English Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, and contemplate the long history of Asamkirche.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Munich sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Theme Parks · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Deutsches Museum ©
Science Museum
Deutsches Museum
4.2
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5
Munich Residenz ©
Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5

5
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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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the views from Charles Bridge, examine the collection at Powder Tower, and explore the galleries of Lobkowicz Palace.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague travel route planner.

You can fly from Munich to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Prague are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Highlights from your trip

1
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

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 19th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle, sample some tasty brews at Wiseman Free Tour, get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then don't miss a visit to Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, and finally explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cesky Krumlov trip 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. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your trip
Wiseman Free Tour ©
Must see
Wiseman Free Tour
4.9
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
World heritage site
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
4.7

5
nights
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.
Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. When in Vienna, make a side trip to see Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste in Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge, approximately Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge away. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, wander the streets of Mariahilfer Strasse, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Albertina.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Belvedere Palace ©
Must see
Belvedere Palace
4.6
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Must see
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6

6
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Roman Beach and Dog sled tour Matrafured. Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, don't miss a visit to Andrassy Avenue, wander the streets of Vaci Street, and browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Budapest day trip app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

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Highlights from your trip

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