59 days in Central Europe Itinerary

59 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Bled, Slovenia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Innsbruck, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
12
Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

5
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 21st (Fri), spend a day exploring the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest journey website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Budapest is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Budapest is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in June, things will get much colder in Budapest: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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

6
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.
Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Prater. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna online attractions planner .

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in Vienna sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Vienna

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

4
nights
Bled, Slovenia

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). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Bled, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Bled takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

5
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut) and Hallstatter See (in Hallstatt). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, make a trip to Mirabell Palace, and take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg holiday planner .

You can drive from Bled to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Salzburg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hallstatter See, Grossglockner, Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
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.
Take a break from Munich with a short trip to Neuschwanstein Castle in Hohenschwangau, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along English Garden, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, and admire the masterpieces at New Pinakothek.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

5
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Wasserfall Hart (in Hart im Zillertal), Badestrand Achensee Nord (in Achenkirch) and Achensee (in Maurach). There's much more to do: cool off at Freibad Wildschonau, admire the striking features of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), explore the world behind art at Swarovski Crystal Worlds, and contemplate the waterfront views at Stillup Stausee.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip planner.

You can take a train from Munich to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Achensee, Swarovski Crystal Worlds, Stillup Stausee, Hintertux Schleierwasserfall, Badestrand Achensee Nord
Highlights from your plan
Badestrand Achensee Nord ©
Badestrand Achensee Nord
Freibad Wildschonau ©
Freibad Wildschonau
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

2
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): race across the water with a speed boat tour and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Eiger Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Interlaken trip planner .

You can drive from Innsbruck to Interlaken in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. July in Interlaken sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Mt Pilatus, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, stroll through Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planner .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Zurich, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

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

6
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, don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti, get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo, and admire the striking features of Katedrala Svateho Vita.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Prague road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

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

5
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: make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Berlin online road trip planner .

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

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

6
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.
When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 7th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and explore the different monuments and memorials at New Jewish Cemetery.

Start your trip to Krakow by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Berlin to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. August in Krakow sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums 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

5
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, make a trip to Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, try for a hole-in-one at Time Machine Minigolf, and play a few rounds at Olympic Golf Club.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Warsaw trip planner .

Getting from Krakow to Warsaw by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

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

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