41 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

41 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 16 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Pilsen, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Liberec, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Pardubice, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Ostrava, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Olomouc, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Brno, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Telc, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Trebon, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 16 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Prague: Karlstejn Castle (in Karlstejn) and Old Town Square Novy Jicin (in Novy Jicin). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Charles Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral.

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If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major aiports are Václav Havel Airport Prague, Brno-Tuřany Airport and Ostrava Leos Janáček Airport. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Dresden, Germany

— 2 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 1st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, then admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, and then examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Schlossplatz, admire the landmark architecture of Bruehlsche Terrasse, don't miss a visit to Katholische Hofkirche, then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, then don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, and finally admire the striking features of Georgenbau.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dresden day trip planning app.

Getting from Prague to Dresden by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. October in Dresden sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Karlovy Vary.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

— 2 nights
Bohemia's historical spa town, Karlovy Vary serves as one of Europe's most glamorous vacation resorts.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Moser, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Mlynska kolonada, then take in the natural beauty of Vridelni kolonada, then trek along Diana Lookout Tower, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly House Karlovy Vary. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Park Boheminium Marienbad, ponder the design of Zpivajici fontana, then admire the landmark architecture of Hlavni kolonada, and finally shop like a local with RAFINAD Parfumerie.

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Traveling by car from Dresden to Karlovy Vary takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dresden in October; daily highs in Karlovy Vary reach 13°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pilsen.

Things to do in Karlovy Vary

Parks · Museums · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Pilsen, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

Little Prague

The birthplace of one of the world's favorite beer brands, Pilsen features a compact city center packed with museums, galleries, churches, restaurants, and pubs.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Brewery Museum in Pilsen, sample the tasty concoctions at Pilsner Urquell Brewery, then get to know the resident critters at Zoo Plzen, and finally get in on the family fun at DinoPark Plzen. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Synagogue, then contemplate the long history of Pilsen Historical Underground, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Bartholomew's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Republic Square (Namesti Republiky).

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Drive from Karlovy Vary to Pilsen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Pilsen can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Liberec.

Things to do in Pilsen

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Liberec, Czech Republic

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Liberec, then admire the striking features of Liberecká Radnice, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kostel Boziho Srdce Pane, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jested. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): try out the rides at iQLANDIA and then snap pictures at Novinsky viadukt.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Liberec online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Pilsen to Liberec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Liberec are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kutna Hora.

Things to do in Liberec

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

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Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of Silver

A prosperous silver-mining center during medieval times, Kutna Hora features a well-preserved old town (it's a World Heritage Site) famed for its blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Galerie Zamecka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sedlec Ossuary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral of Assumption, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Římskokatolická Farnost - Arciděkanství Kutná Hora, then see the interesting displays at Bohemian Museum of Silver, and finally admire the local landmark of Gothic Stone Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Italian Court, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vlassky dvur, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corpus Christi Chapel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Barbara's Church, and finally wander the streets of Historicke Centrum Kutne Hory.

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You can drive from Liberec to Kutna Hora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Kutna Hora are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Pardubice.

Things to do in Kutna Hora

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Pardubice, Czech Republic

— 2 nights
Pardubice is a city in the Czech Republic. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Braun Statues of Virtues and Vices, steep yourself in history at Hospital Kuks, and then make a trip to Pardubice Townhall. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Kanovnicke domy, make a trip to Holy Spirit Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kostel Nanebevzeti Panny Marie, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower, then explore the historical opulence of Pardubice Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Zelena Brana.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Pardubice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kutna Hora to Pardubice takes an hour. In October in Pardubice, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ostrava.

Things to do in Pardubice

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ostrava, Czech Republic

— 2 nights
Ostrava is a city in the north-east of the Czech Republic and is the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Bolt Tower Cafe, enjoy breathtaking views from New City Hall Viewing Tower, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Dolni Vitkovice. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Ostrava and then see the interesting displays at Wallachian Open Air Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ostrava driving holiday planner.

Drive from Pardubice to Ostrava in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Olomouc.

Things to do in Ostrava

Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Olomouc, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

Pearl on a Green Pillow

Although it contains one of the Czech Republic's oldest and largest protected historical zones, Olomouc remains one of country's least-explored cities.
On the 15th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Astronomical Clock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Katedrala sv. Vaclava, then see the interesting displays at Archdiocesan Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Holy Trinity Column. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Olomouc Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Moritz Church, then pause for some photo ops at Mariansky sloup, and finally ponder the design of Arion Fountain.

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You can drive from Ostrava to Olomouc in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Brno.

Things to do in Olomouc

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Brno, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

Moravian Manchester

A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Villa Tugendhat, explore the historical opulence of Zamek Lednice, then make a trip to Liberty Square, and finally ponder the world of politics at 10-Z bunker Brno. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Spilberk Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of St. John, admire the striking features of Brno astronomical clock, get great views at Old Town Hall - Tourist Information Centre, then explore the world behind art at Diocesan Museum Brno, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Brno tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Olomouc to Brno by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Telc.

Things to do in Brno

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Telc, Czech Republic

— 2 nights
Telč is a town in southern Moravia, near Jihlava, in the Czech Republic. On the 19th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of State Chateau Telc (Statni zamek Telc), admire the striking features of House no 15, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. James (Kostel sv. Jakuba), and finally take a stroll through Historic Centre of Telc. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rear Synagogue - Zadni Synagogue, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Jewish Cemetery Trebic, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bazilika Svateho Prokopa, and finally take a stroll through The Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Trebic.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Telc trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brno to Telc takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Trebon.

Things to do in Telc

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Trebon, Czech Republic

— 2 nights
Třeboň is a historical town in South Bohemian Region of Czech Republic. On the 21st (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Dum StEpanka Netolickeho, then sample the tasty concoctions at Budweiser Brewery (Budejovicky Budvar), then step into the grandiose world of The State Chateau of Hluboká, and finally pause for some photo ops at Marian Column. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Radnicni vez, explore the historical opulence of Trebon Chateau, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Schwarzenberska Hrobka, then stroll around Trebon Castle Park, and finally examine the collection at Trebon v marcipanu.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Trebon trip planner.

You can drive from Telc to Trebon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Trebon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 2 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.
On the 23rd (Sat), examine the collection at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, stroll around MEstsky park, then admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, then sample some tasty brews at Wiseman Free Tour, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Regionalni Muzeum v Ceskem Krumlove, steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle, take some stellar pictures from Lavka pod Zamkem, examine the collection at Muzeum obchodu Cesky Krumlov, then admire the striking features of Vlassky Dvur, and finally walk around The Castle Garden.

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You can drive from Trebon to Cesky Krumlov in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Cesky Krumlov sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries