20 days in Central Europe & Zagreb Itinerary

20 days in Central Europe & Zagreb Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 1 day
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Poznan, Poland
— 1 night
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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 1 day
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Munich, Germany

— 1 day

Village of a Million People

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Munich Residenz, Feldherrnhalle, Isartor, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, make a trip to Odeonsplatz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Burgersaalkirche, steep yourself in history at Isartor, then steep yourself in history at Feldherrnhalle, and finally get the lay of the land with SANDEMANs New Munich, Free Walking Tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Munich is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Munich is minus 1 hour. In June, Munich is somewhat warmer than Johannesburg - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:

Nuremberg, Germany

— 1 night

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
You've added Bamberg Altstadt, CineCitta, Historische Felsengange, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): ponder the design of Der Schoene Brunnen, make a trip to Kettensteg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, then contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice, then examine the collection at Toy Museum, and finally make a trip to Altstadt.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg day trip app.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bellevue Palace, Anhalter Bahnhof, Museum St. Nicholas Church, and other attractions you added. On the 27th (Wed), don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, visit Potsdamer Platz, contemplate the long history of Anhalter Bahnhof, then contemplate the long history of Bebelplatz, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum St. Nicholas Church. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the water at your own pace with Berlin Bootsverleih, step off the mainland to explore Pfaueninsel, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nuremberg to Berlin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Poznan.

Things to do in Berlin

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:

Poznan, Poland

— 1 night
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Poznan Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, Ratusz Poznanski, Koziolki Poznankie Ratusz, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Ratusz Poznanski, make a trip to Stary Rynek, admire the landmark architecture of Koziolki Poznankie Ratusz, then appreciate the history behind Monument of Stary Marych, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Poznan Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, and finally browse the different shops at Stary Browar.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Poznan vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Poznan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Poznan are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Warsaw.

Things to do in Poznan

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

Warsaw, Poland

— 1 night

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rynek Starego Miasta, Copernicus Science Centre, POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, and other attractions you added. On the 30th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take an in-depth tour of POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then take a stroll around Rynek Starego Miasta, and finally look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw day trip planner.

You can drive from Poznan to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Classes
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:

Krakow, Poland

— 1 night

Slavic Rome

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.
You've added Prime Tours Krakow, Krakow Auschwitz - Tours, Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the local highlights with Krakow Free Walkative Tour, wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, catch a ride with Krakow Auschwitz - Tours, then get a dose of the wild on Prime Tours Krakow, then wander the streets of Stare Miasto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Krakow travel route planner.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Krakow are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Transportation
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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've added Staroměstská mostecká věž, Kostel svatého Jiljí, Karlstejn Castle, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Mon), explore the galleries of Powder Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus of Prague, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel svatého Jiljí, then take an in-depth tour of Strahov Monastery, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Wallenstein garden. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Petřín, take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, then make a trip to Staroměstská mostecká věž, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally get a new perspective on things with Jazz Boat.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Prague online journey planner.

Getting from Krakow to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
You've added Mozarthaus Vienna, Strudelshow in der Hofbackstube Schönbrunn, Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 4th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schottenkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche am Steinhof, then steep yourself in history at Freyung, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Rupert's Church (Ruprechtskirche), and finally take an in-depth tour of Neue Burg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Stadtpark, make a trip to Ringstrasse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maria Am Gestade, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and finally get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vienna day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 6:

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 1 night

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Walking tours, Be Free Tours - Bratislava Free City Walking Tour, Grassalkovich Palota, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), steep yourself in history at Old Town Hall, don't miss a visit to Grassalkovich Palota, catch a live performance at Slovak National Theatre, then explore the activities along Tyrsovo nabrezie, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Be Free Tours - Bratislava Free City Walking Tour.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bratislava trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
You've added Rinett Guide Tours, Budapest Park, Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), savor the flavors at Central Market Hall, then steep yourself in history at Citadel, then take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, and finally wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see a show at Budapest Park, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Matthias Church.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Budapest sightseeing website.

Drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 1 night

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), Food Tours, Nature & Wildlife Tours, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb tour website.

Drive from Budapest to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You've added Cankarjevo Nabrežje, Agent Panda Concept Store, Loopy Slovenia, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and finally stop by Metelkova.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana tour builder.

Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pferdeschwemme (Horse Well), Mozart in Residenz, Designer Outlet Salzburg, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent, contemplate the long history of Franziskanerkirche, travel the rails with FestungsBahn, explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, and finally view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Salzburg route planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

Munich, Germany

— 1 day

Village of a Million People

Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then examine the collection at BMW Welt, and finally contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Salzburg to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13: