59 days in Central Europe Itinerary

59 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Europe trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Nuremberg, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Drive
4
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive
5
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
Drive
6
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly
8
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly
9
Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly
10
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
12
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive
13
Innsbruck, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive
14
Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
1
2
3
4
5
6

Berlin, Germany

— 4 nights

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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and examine the collection at Topography of Terror.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Santiago, Chile to Berlin is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Santiago to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Nuremberg, Germany

— 3 nights

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nuremberg: Rothenburg (Burggarten, Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, make a trip to Altstadt, see the interesting displays at Memorium Nuremberg Trials, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip maker site.

Getting from Berlin to Nuremberg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. January in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 6 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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary app.

Getting from Nuremberg to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, then examine the collection at Regionalni Muzeum v Ceskem Krumlove, then sample some tasty brews at Wiseman Free Tour, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov driving holiday 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 January, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Vienna, Austria

— 6 nights

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Vienna online journey planner.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Vienna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from New Bridge (Novy Most), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, then pause for some photo ops at Cumil, then buy something for everyone on your list at Eurovea Galleria, and finally contemplate the long history of Devin Castle.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Bratislava takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Budapest, Hungary

— 5 nights

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Budapest sightseeing planner.

Getting from Bratislava to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Budapest are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to fly to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Krakow, Poland

— 5 nights

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.
Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 2nd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of HistoryLand, contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, have fun at Cracow Shooting Academy, and make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Warsaw, Poland

— 4 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, contemplate the long history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, and admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Culture and Science.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Warsaw trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to Bled.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums

Bled, Slovenia

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 8th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Straža Bled, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally view the masterpieces at Galerija Mikame. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Colnar - Boatman, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island, then trek along Mala Osojnica, and finally take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bled trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Warsaw to Bled in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Salzburg, Austria

— 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Obertauern Ski Resort (in Obertauern) and Skiparadies Zauchensee-Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl (in Altenmarkt im Pongau). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace, and admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg trip app.

Traveling by car from Bled to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 4 nights

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Munich day trip tool.

Getting from Salzburg to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Innsbruck, Austria

— 4 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen), Obergurgl-Hochgurgl (in Obergurgl) and Stiegenhaushof (in Schwendau). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, admire the striking features of Dom zu St. Jakob, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck online route planner.

Drive from Munich to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 6 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Alpenbad (in Hinwil) and Lucerne (Lake Lucerne & Rigi). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich attractions planner.

Drive from Innsbruck to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Zurich sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips