60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Gdansk, Poland
— 4 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
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Postojna, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 7 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 4 nights
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Heidelberg, Germany
— 5 nights
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Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 8 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Gdansk, Poland

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Town Square - Old Town and Archikatedra Oliwska. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Żywe Muzeum Piernika and Gallery of horror. Venture out of the city with trips to Malbork (Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku & Brama Garncarska) and Sztum Beach (in Sztum). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Westerplatte, take in panoramic vistas at Sopot Pier, don't miss a visit to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), and learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gdansk trip itinerary planning tool.

Mexico City, Mexico to Gdansk is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mexico City to Gdansk, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Gdansk is a bit cooler than Mexico City - with highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

5
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Warsaw, Poland

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Zamek Ksiazat Mazowieckich w Ciechanowie and Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow. Krakowskie Przedmiescie and Piotrkowska Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Warsaw: Museum of the Mazovian Nobility, Ciechanow (Muzeum Szlachty Mazowieckiej) (in Ciechanow), Manufaktura (in Lodz) and Market Square in Pultusk (in Pultusk). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), and step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw holiday app.

You can fly from Gdansk to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

4
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Krakow, Poland

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Planty Park and Polish Aviation Museum. Get some cultural insight at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul and Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, contemplate the long history of Katyn Forest Massacre Memorial, and look for gifts at Galeria Krakowska.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Krakow, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Krakow

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Transportation

6
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Vienna, Austria

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Heeresgeschichtliches Museum and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). Discover out-of-the-way places like Kaisergruft and Schallaburg. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Melk Abbey (in Melk), Mauthausen (KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen & Das Apothekenmuseum Mauthausen) and Dreifaltigkeitssaule (in Sankt Polten). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunst Haus Wien - Museum Hundertwasser, make a trip to Rathausplatz, steep yourself in history at Ringstrasse, and pause for some serene contemplation at Stiftskirche.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna day trip planner.

Getting from Krakow to Vienna by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

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Postojna, Slovenia

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje, and then see the interesting displays at Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Lojze Spacal Gallery, then examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Postojna day trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Postojna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In June, daytime highs in Postojna are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The State Chateau of Hluboká and Rimov chateau. Step off the beaten path and head to Wiseman Free Tour and Albrecht Krieger House. Change things up with a short trip to Solnice in Ceske Budejovice (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Czech Marionettes Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, steep yourself in history at Khemetter House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Michael Archangel.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cesky Krumlov holiday planner.

Getting from Postojna to Cesky Krumlov by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, train, and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror and Speculum Alchemiae Museum. Popular historic sites such as St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral and Corpus Christi Chapel are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost (in Terezin), Kutna Hora (St Barbara's Church, Sedlec Ossuary, &more) and Pilsen (St. Ann's Orthodox Church & Pilsner Urquell Brewery). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pinkas Synagogue Pinkasova synagoga, make a trip to Staroměstská mostecká věž, let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park, and see the interesting displays at Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Prague tour itinerary app.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Prague by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

4
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Dresden, Germany

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) and St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche). St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche) and The Dresden Zwinger will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Basteigebiet (in Lohmen), Hauptbahnhof Leipzig (in Leipzig) and Berlin (Gendarmenmarkt & Deutsches Historisches Museum). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Bruehlsche Terrasse, make a trip to Procession of Princes, admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, and examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dresden sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Prague to Dresden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

5
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Heidelberg, Germany

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Appreciate the collections at Pharmacy Museum and Mercedes-Benz Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress and Palace Square. Get out of town with these interesting Heidelberg side-trips: Porsche Museum (in Stuttgart), Trier (Hauptmarkt, St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), &more) and Munzplatz (in Koblenz). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Marksburg, explore the historical opulence of Reichsburg Cochem, take a stroll through Altstadt (Old Town), and snap pictures at Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge).

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Heidelberg online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Dresden to Heidelberg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Heidelberg sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

2
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Rothenburg, Germany

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 5th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Kavaliersbau (Townhall), then step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, then snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, and finally contemplate the long history of Zehnthofgebaude. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, contemplate the long history of Town Walls, steep yourself in history at Altstadt, then examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), and finally hunt for treasures at Kathe Wohlfahrt's Christmas Shop.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Rothenburg tour builder website.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Rothenburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

8
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Take a break from the city and head to Breitachklamm and Fellhornbahn GmbH. Step off the beaten path and head to Pilgrimage Church of Wies and Andechs Monastery. Venture out of the city with trips to Fussen (Krippkirche St. Nikolaus & Altstadt von Fuessen), Hohenschwangau (Schloss Hohenschwangau & Museum of the Bavarian Kings) and Starnberger See (in Starnberg). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Zeppelin Museum, enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse and Bavarian Lion Sculpture, fly down the slopes at Erlebnisberg Steckenberg, and explore the activities along Eibsee.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Rothenburg to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 15th (Thu), take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, then identify plant and animal life at Mt Pilatus, then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, and finally explore the activities along Lake Lucerne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): take in the views from Chapel Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and then take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Lucerne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lausanne.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

6
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Lausanne, Switzerland

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Chaplin's World and The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Montreux Lakeside and Queen Studio Experience. Explore Lausanne's surroundings by going to Gruyeres Castle (in Gruyeres), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Geneva (Lake Geneva, Palais des Nations, Genève, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Cathedrale de Lausanne, shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, pause for some photo ops at Freddie Mercury Statue, and take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lausanne online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Lausanne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lausanne

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips