60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  23 h
1
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Warsaw, Poland
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Munich, Germany
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Sydney, Australia

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 Wawel Royal Castle. Get some historical perspective at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Wawel Cathedral. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Stare Miasto, visit Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and stroll the grounds of New Jewish Cemetery.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Krakow online trip itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Krakow is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Krakow, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Krakow to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Nature Reserve Lawice Kielpinskie and Copernicus Science Centre. Let the collections at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take an in-depth tour of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Warsaw road trip tool .

Traveling by train from Krakow to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Warsaw are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Warsaw

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

6
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.
Appreciate the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Neues Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The Dresden Zwinger and Potsdamer Platz. Get out of town with these interesting Berlin side-trips: Dresden (Katholische Hofkirche, Gorlitzer Strasse, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

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Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Dresden
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Staromestske namesti and Lesser Town. Get some historical perspective at Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and examine the collection at Prasna brana.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Prague trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunn Palace and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, stroll around Prater, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, and make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna holiday app .

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Devin Castle and Michalska Brana. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bratislava Old Town and Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Magio Beach, explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, head outdoors with Happy Dog Forest Hike, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tyrsovo nabrezie.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bratislava road trip tool .

Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town

6
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 a sense of the local culture at Halaszbastya and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Memento Park capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, and steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Budapest itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Budapest are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bled Castle and Bled Island. Step out of the city life by going to Parasailing & Paragliding and Vintgar Gorge. Step out of Bled to go to Kranjska Gora and see Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get great views at Mala Osojnica, glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, fly down the slopes at Straza Bled, and whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bled trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bled takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

4
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll explore and learn at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburg Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Schloss Hellbrunn and Mozarts Geburtshaus. Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Swarovski Kristallwelten (in Wattens) and Hexenwasser (in Soll). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral.

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You can drive from Bled to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Swarovski Kristallwelten, Hexenwasser
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

6
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.
Visiting English Garden and Alpseebad will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nymphenburg Palace and Schloss Neuschwanstein. Venture out of the city with trips to Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau) and Nuremberg (Bernstein Museum, St. Lorenz Church, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, explore the world behind art at Pinakothek der Moderne, and take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Munich trip site .

Drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Munich sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum Rietberg and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. Kids will enjoy Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Seebad Eich. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Ufschotti Park, Spas, &more), Interlaken (Speed Boats Tours & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Pilatus Luzern (in Kriens). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Zurich trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Munich to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken, Trümmelbachfälle, Seebad Eich
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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