8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
4
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
5
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin travel planning tool.

London, UK to Berlin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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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.
On the 18th (Mon), get advice or help at Strahov Monastery, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, thentake in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Prague trip app.

Getting from Berlin to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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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.
On the 19th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, thentake in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): examine the collection at The Hofburg, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maria Am Gestade, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna visit planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Take a break from the city and head to Pro-Skischule and Ellmau Ski Resort and Village. Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Eishohle Tirol (in Neustift im Stubaital) and SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental (in Soll). The adventure continues: glide through natural beauty at Hochgurgl, hit the slopes at Rosshutte, trek along Klettersteig Innsbruck, and stroll through Muttereralmpark.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Vienna to Innsbruck in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Eishohle Tirol, Pro-Skischule, Hochgurgl, SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, Rosshutte
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Hochgurgl ©
Hochgurgl
Rosshutte ©
Rosshutte
Klettersteig Innsbruck ©
Klettersteig Innsbruck

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