35 days in Central Europe Itinerary

35 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  7 h
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Sydney, Australia

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, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Budapest itinerary builder site.

Sydney, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Budapest. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Budapest at 30°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

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: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vienna day trip planning app.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can 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

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
When in Salzburg, make a side trip to see Hexenwasser in Soll, approximately Soll away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and make a trip to Linzergasse.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. June in Salzburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hexenwasser
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and explore the activities along English Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich day trip app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Munich are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Schloss Neuschwanstein, Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Aare River (in Bern), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lake Lucerne (in Lucerne). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich driving holiday planning website.

Fly from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Aare River, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier and then get great views at Jungfraujoch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Prague.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

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: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Prague trip planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Grindelwald to Prague in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
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: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and get to know the resident critters at Zoo Berlin.

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

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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.
When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately Oswiecim away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, have some family-friendly fun at Bubble Football & More by Bumper Ball Experiences, and explore the galleries of Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Krakow online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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