60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  23​h
1
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia

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.
Step out of Krakow to go to Oswiecim and see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Basilica.

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Sydney, Australia to Krakow is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Krakow is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, you will find days in Krakow are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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 historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, play a few rounds at Olympic Golf Club, head outdoors with Bubble Football Warszawa by Gmoods, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw tour planner .

You can take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. June in Warsaw sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Fun & Games Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

6
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.
Step out of Berlin with an excursion to The Dresden Zwinger in Dresden--about 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Berlin trip maker tool .

Getting from Warsaw to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Dresden Zwinger
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, get great views at Petřín, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Prague using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Prague are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lion Monument, Mt Pilatus, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, and examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich route builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Zermatt (The Matterhorn, Hohbalmen, & more), The Eiger Trail (in Grindelwald) and Aare River (in Bern). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get interesting insight from Tours, and stroll through Maennlichen.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Interlaken online trip planner .

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Zermatt, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Maennlichen, Trümmelbachfälle, Aare River
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Marienplatz, and examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Munich driving holiday planner .

Drive from Interlaken to Munich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

5
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
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: Achensee (in Maurach), Swarovski Crystal Worlds (in Wattens) and Dekanatspfarrkirche St. Johann in Tirol (in St Johann in Tirol). There's much more to do: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, and examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Salzburg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Swarovski Kristallwelten, Dekanatspfarrkirche St. Johann in Tirol, Grossglockner, Achensee
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

5
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Lake Bled, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more). The adventure continues: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, snap pictures at Tromostovje, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and don't miss a visit to Preseren Square.

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

Getting from Salzburg to Ljubljana by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Bled
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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.
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, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vienna online journey maker .

Drive from Ljubljana to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Budapest.

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
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Budapest visit planning tool .

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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