55 days in Central Europe Itinerary

55 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
2
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
4
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
6
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
7
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
8
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 night
9
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
10
Trier, Germany
— 4 nights
11
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
12
Prague, Czech Republic
— 10 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie. Take a break from the city and head to Nature Reserve Lawice Kielpinskie and Vistula River Beach. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Wolski, stroll around Pole Mokotowskie, and make a trip to Krakowskie Przedmiescie.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Warsaw journey planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Warsaw is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Auckland to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in June, you will find days in Warsaw are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nature Reserve Lawice Kielpinskie ©
Nature Reserve Lawice Kielpinskie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Wawel Cathedral and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, examine the collection at Galeria Figur Stalowych, take a stroll through Stare Miasto, and get curious at HistoryLand.

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You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

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

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Karlskirche. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, don't miss a visit to Historic Center of Vienna, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vienna online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Vienna

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

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Triglav National Park and Lake Bled. There's much more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll through Straza Bled, trek along Vintgar Gorge, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled road trip website.

Getting from Vienna to Bled by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bled are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
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 Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). Visit Schloss Hellbrunn and Mozarts Geburtshaus for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Badestrand Hallstatt in Hallstatt (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, make a splash at Freibad Leopoldskron, see the interesting displays at Haus der Natur, and contemplate the long history of Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme.

Plan trip to Salzburg with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Bled to Salzburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Badestrand Hallstatt
Highlights from your plan
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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.
Schloss Neuschwanstein and St. Peter's Church will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Asamkirche.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Munich holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Munich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

3
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Swarovski Kristallwelten and The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl). Attractions like Rosshutte and Alpenzoo make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: Neustift im Stubaital (Stubaier Gletscher & Grawa Wasserfall). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, steep yourself in history at Innsbruck Town Hall, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and contemplate the waterfront views at River Inn.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital, Rosshutte, Swarovski Kristallwelten
Highlights from your plan
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten

1
night
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 2nd (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Grindelwald takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Kleine Scheidegg
Highlights from your plan
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fraumünster Church and Friedhof Fluntern. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Ufschotti Park. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Chapel Bridge & Lake Lucerne) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, kick back and relax at Strandbad Mythenquai, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

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Drive from Grindelwald to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Zurich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Trier.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

4
nights
Trier, Germany

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) and Reichsburg Cochem. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eltz Castle and St. Mathias Church. Get out of town with these interesting Trier side-trips: Layensteig Strimmiger-Berg (in Mittelstrimmig) and Mosel Valley (in Bernkastel-Kues). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Porta Nigra, make a trip to Kaiserthermen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche St. Antonius, and get a sense of history and politics at Kurfurstliches Palais.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Trier visit planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Zurich to Trier in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Trier can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Trier

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Eltz Castle, Layensteig Strimmiger-Berg, Reichsburg Cochem, Saarburg Waterfall, Mosel Valley
Highlights from your plan
Mosel Valley ©
Mosel Valley
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle

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.
Kids will enjoy Pergamonmuseum and Walking tours. Get a sense of the local culture at East Side Gallery and Charlottenburg Palace. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Berlin journey maker website.

Getting from Trier to Berlin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

10
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. Step out of the city life by going to Kralovska Obora-Stromovka and Kunraticky Forest. Take a break from Prague with a short trip to Karlstejn Castle in Karlstejn, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, and steep yourself in history at Powder Tower.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Prague sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Karlstejn Castle
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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