15 days in Central Europe Itinerary

15 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Fly:  17​h
1
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Gdansk, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Curitiba, Brazil

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 13th (Sun), make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Salzburg itinerary builder site .

Curitiba, Brazil to Salzburg is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Curitiba to Salzburg due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Curitiba in October: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 17°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, then admire the natural beauty at Schloss Nymphenburg, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

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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. October in Munich sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
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Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Schloss Nymphenburg ©
Schloss Nymphenburg
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt

1
night
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Sopot Beach, get engrossed in the history at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gdansk tour builder .

Traveling by flight from Munich to Gdansk takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Gdansk

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sopot Beach
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Sopot Beach ©
Sopot Beach
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci ©
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and finally see the interesting displays at Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Krakow trip planner.

Getting from Gdansk to Krakow by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

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.
On the 19th (Sat), make a trip to Halaszbastya, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, 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 next day: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Budapest, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and finally make a trip to Stephansplatz. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then explore the world behind art at Albertina, then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and finally steep yourself in history at St. Mary's on the Bank (Maria Am Gestade).

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna itinerary maker site .

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St Barbara's Church and Prague Castle. Step off the beaten path and head to Hradcany and Lobkowicz Palace. Step out of Prague with an excursion to Ossuary / The Cemetery Church in Kutna Hora--about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Svateho Vita, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, contemplate the long history of Prasna brana, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Prague, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Kutna Hora
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita
St Barbara's Church
St Barbara's Church

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