19 days in Central Europe Itinerary

19 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
3
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
7
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
8
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights

2
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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

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

Dusseldorf to Berlin is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

3
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague online travel route planner.

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
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.
On the 9th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, thenget engrossed in the history at Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, thenget the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan.

To find out how to plan a trip to Krakow, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Krakow, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Walking tours

2
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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 11th (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, thenpause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, thenexamine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally stop by Reflexshop. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Visegradi Bobpalya, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Krakow to Budapest by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

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

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, thentake an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally stroll through Mirabell Palace. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. August in Salzburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

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night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), admire the striking features of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck online trip planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
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The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

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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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along English Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church, and enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planning tool.

Drive from Innsbruck to Munich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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