14 days in Central Europe Itinerary

14 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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14 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru, India

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, then get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Budapest online journey maker .

Bengaluru, India to Budapest is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bengaluru in May, with highs in Budapest at 25°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere

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.
Attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Prater make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna tour planner.

You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Vienna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally stroll through Mirabell Palace.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Salzburg online road trip planner .

Fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

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

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

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You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
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Walking tours
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin

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.
On the 18th (Mon), wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

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You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, make a trip to St. Mary's Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. May in Krakow sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites
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Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

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