18 days in Central Europe Itinerary

18 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the activities along English Garden and then make a trip to Marienplatz. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Deutsches Museum, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Munich trip planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Munich is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. In July in Munich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 23rd (Thu), examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

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Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

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

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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.
On the 25th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, thenadmire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vienna online day trip planner.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's 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.
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, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and admire the striking features of Matthias Church.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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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 30th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral and then browse the exhibits of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Bubble Football & More by Bumper Ball Experiences, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Krakow: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague travel route planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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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 Bebelplatz, make a trip to East Side Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin online itinerary 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 on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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