8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Maspalomas, Spain
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h
End: Maspalomas, Spain

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin online holiday planner.

Maspalomas, Spain to Berlin is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie ©
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): snap pictures at Charles Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Prague online vacation planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at The Hofburg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna journey planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and then admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Budapest are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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