60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Trier, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
5
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h
6
Bled, Slovenia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Nuremberg, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h
12
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
13
Budapest, Hungary
— 7 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum. Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie and Pomnik Bohaterów Getta are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, steep yourself in history at Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski), explore the world behind art at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Rynek Starego Miasta.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Warsaw road trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Warsaw is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Warsaw, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

5
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wawel Royal Castle and Wawel Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, visit Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, and take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow attractions planner.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Charlottenburg Palace will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, and pause for some serene contemplation at Berliner Dom.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Trier.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

1
night
Trier, Germany

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum), delve into the distant past at Porta Nigra, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauenkirche, Trier, thenadmire the striking features of Konstantinbasilika, and finally ponder the world of politics at Kurfurstliches Palais. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Saarschleife, steep yourself in history at Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz, and then explore the ancient world of Trier Amphitheater.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Trier trip builder website.

You can fly from Berlin to Trier in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Trier, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Trier

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Saarschleife, Mittelalterlicher Marktplatz
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom) ©
St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)
Rhineland Museum (Rheinisches Landesmuseum) ©
Porta Nigra ©
Porta Nigra

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Get outdoors at Aletsch Glacier and Lauterbrunnen Village. Explore Grindelwald's surroundings by going to Engelberg (Titlis Cliff Walk & Titlis). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grindelwald travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Trier to Grindelwald takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Bled.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Engelberg, Lauterbrunnen Village
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Titlis ©
Titlis

4
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Lake Bohinj. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bled Castle and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: River Rafting & Tubing (in Bovec), Isonzo (in Kobarid) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Vogel). There's still lots to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straza Bled, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, and explore the activities along Lake Bled.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled day trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grindelwald to Bled. In October, daytime highs in Bled are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, River Rafting & Tubing, Vintgar Gorge, Old Town Centre of Radovljica, Isonzo
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled

5
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Escape the urban bustle at Grossglockner and Untersberg. Popular historic sites such as Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone are in your itinerary. Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Kufstein Fortress (in Kufstein) and Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen (in Werfen). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg journey planner.

You can drive from Bled to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kufstein Fortress, Grossglockner, Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
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.
Schloss Neuschwanstein and Schloss Hohenschwangau are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Nymphenburg Palace and St. Michael's Church will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, steep yourself in history at Asamkirche, and contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

Find out how to plan Munich trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Munich, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

3
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Würzburg Residence and Altstadt. Town Walls and St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche) will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Nuremberg to Rothenburg to see Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum) about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer's House, examine the collection at Stadtmuseum im Fembo-Haus (City Museum at Fembo House), and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. November in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Würzburg Residence
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Town Walls ©
Town Walls

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.
Visit Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prague Castle and Jewish Museum in Prague. Change things up with a short trip to Bohemian Museum of Silver in Kutna Hora (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, get great views at Petřín, and contemplate the long history of Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Nuremberg to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. November in Prague sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Bohemian Museum of Silver
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Popular historic sites such as St. Stephen's Cathedral and Melk Abbey are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, admire the striking features of Hundertwasserhaus, and examine the collection at Haus der Musik Wien.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Vienna are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Popular historic sites such as Devin Castle and St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bratislava Castle and Blue Church of St. Elizabeth. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), explore the world behind art at Nedbalka Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Bratislava City Museum (Mestske Muzeum).

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bratislava travel route website.

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©

7
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.
Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. Step out of the city life by going to Margaret Island and Danube River. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

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

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Budapest are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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