60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Europe holiday planner

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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
Drive
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly
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Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Interlaken (Harderkulm & Parasailing & Paragliding), Lucerne (Hofkirche, Lion Monument, &more) and Barenpark (in Bern). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich online journey planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Zurich is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Zurich, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in June: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 5 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Marienplatz, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Munich day trip website.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Munich are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Salzburg, Austria

— 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Salzburg side-trips: Hallstatt (Hallstatter See & Waldbachstrub Waterfall). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Munich to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Triglav National Park, Ojstrica, &more). Spend the 19th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, walk around Tivoli Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

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

Drive from Salzburg to Ljubljana in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche), get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vienna road trip planning app.

Getting from Ljubljana to Vienna by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Vienna are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 3 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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, take in the views from New Bridge (Novy Most), take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac).

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bratislava day trip tool.

Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Bratislava sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, and steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip site.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel 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. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and examine the collection at Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To find out how to plan a trip to Krakow, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Budapest to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in July, you will find days in Krakow are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Warsaw Uprising Fighters, take an in-depth tour of POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, and learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Warsaw holiday planning app.

You can take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, meet the residents at Prague Zoo, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Warsaw to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Berlin, Germany

— 5 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Berlin online vacation planner.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Hamburg, Germany

— 3 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hamburg day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Hamburg are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Cologne, Germany

— 2 nights

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cologne online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums · Historic Sites