60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
2
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
3
Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
5
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
7
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
8
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 4 nights
9
Innsbruck, Austria
— 4 nights
10
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
12
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 5 nights
13
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 5 nights
14
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
15
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley and then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Krakow planner.

Birmingham, UK to Krakow is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Birmingham to Krakow, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in February, expect Krakow to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica
Rynek (Old Square) Underground ©
Rynek (Old Square) Underground
Lost Souls Alley ©
Lost Souls Alley

5
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Victory Column (Siegessaule) and Potsdam's Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Müritz Nationalpark (in Schwarzenhof b Kargow), Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen (in Oranienburg) and Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz (in Lubben). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Deutsches Historisches Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Neues Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Berlin online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Potsdam's Gardens, Müritz Nationalpark, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz
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Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Victory Column (Siegessaule) ©
Victory Column (Siegessaule)
Deutsches Historisches Museum ©
Deutsches Historisches Museum

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bruehlsche Terrasse and Procession of Princes. Explore Dresden's surroundings by going to Basteigebiet (in Lohmen) and Ehrenfriedersdorf (Zinngrube Ehrenfriedersdorf & Greifensteine Erzgebirge). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, make a trip to Frauenkirche Dresden, admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, and look for gifts at Tradition & Form.

To find reviews and other tourist information, use the Dresden trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Dresden are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ehrenfriedersdorf, Basteigebiet
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The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Bruehlsche Terrasse ©
Bruehlsche Terrasse
Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe

5
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral and Lobkowicz Palace. There's lots more to do: get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

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Traveling by car from Dresden to Prague takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Food Tours
St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral ©
St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral
Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument ©
Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marian Column and Palace Vcela. Venture out of the city with trips to Trebon Castle Park (in Trebon) and Rozmberk Castle (in Rozmberk nad Vltavou). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christi and Our Lady of Sorrows Church, contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle, let the river carry you with Outdoor Krumlov, and don't miss a visit to Klet'.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Trebon, Palace Vcela, Rozmberk Castle
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Marian Column ©
Marian Column
Palace Vcela ©
Palace Vcela

4
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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kitzsteinhorn and Dachstein West. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: St.Margareta Church (in Kaprun) and Kholschnait (in Bruck an der Grossglocknerstrasse). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, look for gifts at Bottle Shop, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg sightseeing planner.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Salzburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kaprun, Dachstein West, Kholschnait
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Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Red Bull Hangar-7 ©
Red Bull Hangar-7

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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Peter's Church and Asamkirche. Change things up with a short trip to Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site in Dachau (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see where the action happens at Olympiapark, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Asamkirche ©
Asamkirche

4
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Schloss Linderhof and Zugspitze. Change things up with these side-trips from Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Oberstdorf (Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze & Neue Skischule Oberstdorf) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Oberstdorf, Schloss Linderhof, Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald, Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Neue Skischule Oberstdorf ©
Neue Skischule Oberstdorf

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nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ischgl-Samnaun ski area and Altstadt von Innsbruck. Venture out of the city with trips to Reuttener Seilbahnen (in Hofen), Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital) and St. Anton (in St. Anton am Arlberg). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, meet the residents at Alpenzoo, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and stroll through Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Innsbruck in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Innsbruck sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Reuttener Seilbahnen, Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, Stubaier Gletscher, St. Anton
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Ischgl-Samnaun ski area ©
Ischgl-Samnaun ski area
St. Anton ©
St. Anton
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rathausplatz and Osterreichisches Parlament. There's much more to do: get lost in a book at Austrian National Library, get engrossed in the history at Sisi Museum, don't miss a visit to Peterskirche, and learn and have fun at Space and Place.

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

Traveling by flight from Innsbruck to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Winter Sports
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Ringstrasse ©
Ringstrasse
Rathausplatz ©
Rathausplatz
Austrian National Library ©
Austrian National Library

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Budapest, Hungary

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid) and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the historical opulence of Buda Castle, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Budapest travel route builder.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas Historic Sites Tours
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Spas & Wellness
Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid) ©
Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid)
Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) ©
Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar)

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Escape Room Enigmarium and Dragon Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Kranjska Gora (Intersport Bernik & Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, stop by Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip website.

Drive from Budapest to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, Royal Bled Golf Course, Bled Castle, Vintgar Gorge
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Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora ©
Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora
Escape Room Enigmarium ©
Escape Room Enigmarium
Intersport Bernik ©
Intersport Bernik

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise and Sunnegga. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and head outdoors with Monta Rosa Hut.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zermatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Zermatt takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedrale de Lausanne and Premier Alpine Centre SA. Explore Lausanne's surroundings by going to Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux) and Geneva (Cathedrale de St-Pierre & The Geneva Water Fountain). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle, head outdoors with Ile d'Ogoz, appreciate the extensive heritage of Esplanade de Montbenon, and see the interesting displays at The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lausanne online holiday planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Lausanne in 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lausanne

Outdoors Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trips

Geneva, Gruyeres Castle, Chateau de Chillon, Premier Alpine Centre SA, Freddie Mercury Statue
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Premier Alpine Centre SA ©
Premier Alpine Centre SA
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Step off the beaten path and head to Verkehrshaus der Schweiz and Altstadt Luzern. Change things up with these side-trips from Lucerne: Titlis (in Engelberg) and Zurich (Old Town & Lake Zurich). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, and take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne planner.

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Lucerne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Zurich, Titlis
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern

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