24 days in Central Europe Itinerary

24 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
2
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
7
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
8
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster and then take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Zurich visit app.

Edmonton, Canada to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Edmonton to Zurich, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Edmonton in March, with highs in Zurich at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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.
Munich is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Church, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich vacation site.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Munich are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salzburg trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Salzburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the views from Charles Bridge, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get great views at Petřín.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip site.

Getting from Salzburg to Prague by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Prague sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
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: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, get in on the family fun at Prater, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daytime highs in Vienna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

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, test the waters at a local thermal spa, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and make a trip to Heroes' Square.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Budapest are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Take a break from Krakow with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Krakow trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in March, plan for slightly colder days in Krakow, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get your game on at WINDOBONA Indoor Skydiving Berlin, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Berlin online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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