60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Innsbruck, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
train:  5​h 45​min
11
Gdansk, Poland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
12
Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
13
Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

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: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Budapest trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Budapest is minus 9 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Melbourne in March: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 14°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

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

3
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: explore the historical opulence of Devin Castle, enjoy some diversion at Bratislava Shooting Club, don't miss a visit to Slavin War Memorial, and see Mystery Dinner.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bratislava driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Bratislava sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Michalska Brana ©
Michalska Brana

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.
Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Prater. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip planning site .

You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Vienna sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

4
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
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: Buchensteinwand Ski Area (in St. Ulrich am Pillersee) and Sommerrodelbahn Walchsee (in Walchsee). There's lots more to do: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Salzburg trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Salzburg are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sommerrodelbahn Walchsee, Buchensteinwand Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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.
Go for a jaunt from Munich to Hohenschwangau to see Neuschwanstein Castle about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Marienplatz, explore the world behind art at New Pinakothek, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and examine the collection at BMW Welt.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Munich online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Hintertuxer Glecier (in Hintertux) and Pro-Skischule (in Westendorf). There's still lots to do: glide through natural beauty at Hochgurgl, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck trip planner.

Take a train from Munich to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Tirol, Pro-Skischule, Hintertuxer Glecier
Highlights from your plan
Hochgurgl ©
Hochgurgl
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

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 (Mt Pilatus, Lake Lucerne, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, see the interesting displays at Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum, and explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zurich day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

5
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Lake Bled & Bled Castle). Dedicate the 30th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get your game on at Indoor Paintball Ljubljana, stroll around Tivoli Park, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Ljubljana takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bled
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Wine Tours & Tastings

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, wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

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

Getting from Ljubljana to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Berlin sightseeing planner.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Gdansk.

Things to do in Berlin

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

2
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.
Gdansk is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get your game on at Room of Plenty, make a trip to Royal Way, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and take a stroll through Old Town.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Gdansk day trip app .

Traveling by train from Berlin to Gdansk takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May in Gdansk, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Room of Plenty ©
Room of Plenty
Old Town ©
Old Town

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: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, explore the world behind art at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, make a trip to Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and fly down the slopes at Gorka Szczesliwicka.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Warsaw travel planner .

Getting from Gdansk to Warsaw by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

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

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.
Take a break from Krakow with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, about 1h 30 min away. Spend the 23rd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and enjoy some diversion at Shooting in Krakow - Cracow Shooting Academy - Strzelnica Krakow.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Krakow trip builder site .

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Krakow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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