29 days in Central Europe Itinerary

29 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lake Lucerne (in Lucerne). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, stop by Old Town, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Reality Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zurich journey maker.

Houston, USA to Zurich is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Zurich is 7 hours. Traveling from Houston in April, expect Zurich to be much colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

3
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: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and make a trip to Marienplatz.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich road trip planner.

Drive from Zurich to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Munich can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg travel planner.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

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

4
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, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vienna online travel planner.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In April in Vienna, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

Plan my day in Budapest using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In April in Budapest, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

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

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, explore the galleries of Wieliczka Salt Mine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Krakow road trip app.

You can fly from Budapest to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in May, expect nights in Krakow to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

4
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: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, visit Lesser Town, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

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

Getting from Krakow to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Zoos & Aquariums
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

4
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: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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