60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 7 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 7 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 7 nights
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Oswiecim, Poland
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 6 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 6 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 7 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Hofburg and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), explore the world behind art at Albertina, and contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Vienna.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Vienna tour itinerary planning tool.

Cedar Rapids, USA to Vienna is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Cedar Rapids in March, things will get a bit warmer in Vienna: highs are around 51°F and lows about 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6
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Must see
Belvedere Palace
4.6

3
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

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.
Devin Castle and Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac) will appeal to history buffs. St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) and Michalska Brana are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, don't miss a visit to Slavin War Memorial, snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), and pause for some photo ops at Schone Naci Statue.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bratislava online trip builder.

Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Bratislava are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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History Museum
Devin Castle
4.5

7
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and House of Terror Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and Koller Gallery. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Bratislava to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. March in Budapest sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Budapest

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7

4
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego. Popular historic sites such as Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski) are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, don't miss a visit to Palace of Culture and Science, steep yourself in history at Krakowskie Przedmiescie, and brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Budapest to Warsaw in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Budapest in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Warsaw, with highs around 45°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Old Town
4.6

7
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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©

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.
Appreciate the collections at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Zamek Stara BaSn. Get some cultural insight at Wawel Cathedral and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, see the interesting displays at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Krakow tour planner.

Take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. April in Krakow sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Must see
Zamek Stara BaSn
4.6
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World heritage site
Wieliczka Salt Mine
4.3
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Religious Site
Wawel Cathedral
4.6

1
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Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
On the 12th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Zamek Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Oswiecim vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
Zamek Museum
4.5

6
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Prague Astronomical Clock and Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Charles Bridge, contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, examine the collection at Powder Tower, and get your bearings at Strahov Monastery.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Prague trip app.

You can drive from Oswiecim to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Prague are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Latran houses, contemplate the long history of Minorite Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christi and Our Lady of Sorrows Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Cesky Krumlov Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Regionalni Muzeum v Ceskem Krumlove, then examine the collection at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
4.7
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Historic Site
Cesky Krumlov Castle
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel
4.8

6
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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get some cultural insight at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Swarovski Kristallwelten. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mozarts Geburtshaus and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museum der Moderne Monchsberg, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), and contemplate the long history of Franziskanerkirche.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Swarovski Kristallwelten
3.4

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

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.
Schloss Neuschwanstein and Munich Residenz are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Germanisches Nationalmuseum and Glyptothek. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau), Kirche St. Georg (in Schwangau) and Nuremberg (St. Sebaldus Church & Albrecht Durer's House). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, examine the collection at BMW Welt, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Munich online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in April, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Alte Pinakothek
4.5
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5

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Berlin, Germany

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 inner history buff will appreciate East Side Gallery and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Walking tours
4.8
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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
4.5

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Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt and then see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Townhall, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Hamburg.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hamburg trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8
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Art Museum
Kunsthalle Hamburg
4.4
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Historic Walking Area
Speicherstadt
4.7

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