58 days in Central Europe Itinerary

58 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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58 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Canada
+2
Fly + bus + train:  13​h 30​min
1
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Innsbruck, Austria
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Bled, Slovenia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
12
Gdansk, Poland
— 4 nights
train:  5​h 45​min
13
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Montreal, Canada

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grindelwald: Giessbachfälle (in Brienz) and Lauterbrunnen (Trümmelbachfälle & Lauterbrunnen Village). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, enjoy breathtaking views from Schynige Platte, and hit the slopes at Maennlichen.

Plan my trip to Grindelwald with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Montreal, Canada to Grindelwald is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, tram, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Grindelwald. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Schynige Platte, Giessbachfälle
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Brienz (in Brienz) and Lucerne (Ufschotti Park, Lake Lucerne, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lucerne, Lake Brienz
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

4
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Badestrand Achensee Nord (in Achenkirch), Wasserfall Hart (in Hart im Zillertal) and Mayrhofen (Parasailing & Paragliding, Walking Trails, & more). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck online itinerary planner .

Drive from Zurich to Innsbruck in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Munich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Mayrhofen, Badestrand Achensee Nord, Achensee, Freibad Wildschonau, Wasserfall Hart
Highlights from your plan
Badestrand Achensee Nord ©
Badestrand Achensee Nord
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
Swarovski Crystal Worlds ©
Swarovski Crystal Worlds

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.
When in Munich, make a side trip to see Neuschwanstein Castle in Hohenschwangau, approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 9th (Tue) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, admire the masterpieces at New Pinakothek, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Nymphenburg, and enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich day trip app .

Take a train from Innsbruck to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with a short trip to Hallstatter See in Hallstatt (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, and browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hallstatter See
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Bovec). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the activities along Lake Bled, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bled holiday planner .

Getting from Salzburg to Bled by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Lake Bohinj
Highlights from your plan
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip maker tool .

Getting from Bled to Vienna by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

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

4
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, get your game on at Mackafe (cat cafe), make a trip to Michalska Brana, and get outside with Happy Dog Forest Hike.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bratislava online journey planner .

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Happy Dog Forest Hike ©
Happy Dog Forest Hike
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
On the 29th (Mon), spend a day exploring the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest day trip planning website .

Drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

5
nights
Krakow, Poland

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim (about 1h 30 min away). Spend the 1st (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, and get your game on at Axe Nation - axe throwing club.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Budapest to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Budapest in July: highs in Krakow hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, try for a hole-in-one at Time Machine Minigolf, tee off at Olympic Golf Club, and explore the world behind art at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Warsaw online road trip planner .

Take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Warsaw are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Gdansk.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

4
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Go for a jaunt from Gdansk to Malbork to see Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, get engrossed in the history at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, take a stroll through Old Town, and contemplate the long history of Westerplatte.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Gdansk day trip site .

Getting from Warsaw to Gdansk by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Warsaw in August, expect nights in Gdansk to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Gdansk

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Highlights from your plan
Ronald Reagan Park ©
Ronald Reagan Park
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, and contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Berlin day trip tool .

Getting from Gdansk to Berlin by train takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

5
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Katedrala Svateho Vita, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Prague route planner.

Getting from Berlin to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Fun & Games Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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