60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Gdansk, Poland
— 3 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Wurzburg, Germany
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Eger, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
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Warsaw, Poland

— 3 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum. There's much more to do: walk around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, engage your brain at Copernicus Science Centre, get engrossed in the history at POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, and get to know the fascinating history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Warsaw road trip site.

Taipei, Taiwan to Warsaw is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Taipei to Warsaw, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Taipei in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Warsaw, with highs around 29°C, while nights are colder with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Gdansk.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Gdansk, Poland

— 3 nights

World Capital of Amber

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and Westerplatte. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church, take a stroll through Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka), take an in-depth tour of Gdańsk Town Hall, and examine the collection at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gdansk road trip app.

Getting from Warsaw to Gdansk by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Warsaw in July, you will find days in Gdansk are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly to Krakow.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Krakow, Poland

— 4 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine. Change things up with a short trip to Zamek Królewski in Suloszowa (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and see the interesting displays at Krakow Pinball Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Krakow trip planning site.

You can fly from Gdansk to Krakow in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Gdansk in July, expect nights in Krakow to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. There's lots more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and explore the world behind art at Neues Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin route tool.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Dresden, Germany

— 3 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
The Dresden Zwinger and Albertinum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, make a trip to Procession of Princes, get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), and take in the waterfront at Elbufer.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Dresden trip builder.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Dresden sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. Step out of Prague to go to Karlstejn and see Karlstejn Castle, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Petřín, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Prague tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Dresden to Prague by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 3 nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Egon Schiele Art Centrum and Museum Fotoatelier Seidel. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Vitus, examine the collection at Regionalni Muzeum v Ceskem Krumlove, and explore the historical opulence of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary 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 August in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Salzburg, Austria

— 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburg Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Pfarre St. Wolfgang (in St. Wolfgang) and Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace, and head outdoors with Fuschlsee Rundweg.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Slovenia

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Winestronaut and Winery Tilia Estate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Bled with a short trip to Lepa Vida Boutique Winery in Šempas, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bled tour site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Bled in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get some cultural insight at Swarovski Kristallwelten and The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl). Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Kufstein Fortress (in Kufstein), Pfarramt Soll (in Soll) and Achensee (in Maurach). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, and get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck online road trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Innsbruck in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz. Venture out of the city with trips to Schloss Linderhof (in Ettal) and Nuremberg (Kaiserburg Nurnberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Munich tour itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Innsbruck to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Munich, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Wurzburg, Germany

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Romantic Road

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Altstadt and Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T. are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Wurzburg side-trips: Rothenburg (Siebers Tower, Reichsstadtmuseum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, contemplate the long history of Schloss Veitshöchheim, take an in-depth tour of Fortress Marienberg, and awaken your taste buds at Gastefuhrer Werner Muendlein.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Wurzburg journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Munich to Wurzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Wurzburg sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lake Brienz (in Brienz), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken) and Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Aare River, wander the streets of Old Town, identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zurich planner.

You can fly from Wurzburg to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can fly to Eger.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Eger, Hungary

— 2 nights

Hungarian Rome

Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
On the 27th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica, then do a tasting at Kovacs Nimrod Winery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Minorita Templom, and finally do a tasting at Bolyki Pinceszet. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Eger Castle, Head underground at Valley of the Beautiful Women, get a taste of local nightlife at Szepasszonyvolgy 46., learn about winemaking at Sike Winery, then examine the collection at Egri Road Beatles Museum, and finally make a trip to Dobo Square.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Eger trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Zurich to Eger in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Zurich in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Eger, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Bastion and Dohány Street Synagogue. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, take in the exciting artwork at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

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Traveling by car from Eger to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, walk around Prater, and make a trip to Haus der Musik Wien.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vienna holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries