33 days in Germany, Austria & Prague Itinerary

33 days in Germany, Austria & Prague Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Wurzburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Hohenschwangau, Germany
— 2 nights
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 2 nights
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Rust, Germany
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Walchsee, Austria
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, make a trip to Marienplatz, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

Recife, Brazil to Munich is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Recife to Munich is 4 hours. Traveling from Recife in June, you will find days in Munich are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Nuremberg.
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Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:

Nuremberg, Germany — 2 nights

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sebaldus Church, don't miss a visit to Altstadt, steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), then examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Nuremberg Palace of Justice. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer's House, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, then appreciate the history behind Narrenschiffbrunnen, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Wurzburg.
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Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:

Wurzburg, Germany — 2 nights

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Altstadt, steep yourself in history at Town Walls, then see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then admire the striking features of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and finally explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Das Plonlein, take an in-depth tour of Reichsstadtmuseum, examine the collection at German Christmas Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), and finally take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Wurzburg trip planning site.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Wurzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hohenschwangau.
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Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Hohenschwangau, Germany — 2 nights

A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
On the 4th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Bavarian Kings, pause for some serene contemplation at Wieskirche, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, then snap pictures at Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke), then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, and finally steep yourself in history at Schloss Hohenschwangau.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hohenschwangau trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Wurzburg to Hohenschwangau takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. While traveling from Wurzburg, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hohenschwangau, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Stuttgart.
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Stuttgart, Germany — 2 nights

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): look for gifts at Markthalle, admire the landmark architecture of Grabkapelle auf dem Wuerttemberg, examine the collection at Porsche Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten, and finally admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Konigstrasse, then steep yourself in history at Palace Square, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

To find out how to plan a trip to Stuttgart, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hohenschwangau to Stuttgart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Stuttgart, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rust.
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Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Rust, Germany — 2 nights

Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
On the 8th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Europa-Park. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof, then see the interesting displays at Dorotheenhutte Wolfach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche Sankt Marien, and finally make a trip to Gengenbach Town Hall.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rust journey planning tool.

You can drive from Stuttgart to Rust in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Cologne.
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Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

Cologne, Germany — 2 nights

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Hohenzollern Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Heumarkt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Rheinuferpromenade, enjoy breathtaking views from Rheinturm, then look for gifts at Altstadt, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cologne vacation maker site.

You can take a train from Rust to Cologne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Cologne sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to fly to Hamburg.
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Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:

Hamburg, Germany — 2 nights

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt and then see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland. On your second day here, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then don't miss a visit to Rathausmarkt, then make a trip to Townhall, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hamburg holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cologne to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Berlin.
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Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Berlin, Germany — 2 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then make a trip to Reichstag Building, then steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Dresden.
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Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

Dresden, Germany — 2 nights

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, then don't miss a visit to Frauenkirche Dresden, and then admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katholische Hofkirche, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then don't miss a visit to Bruehlsche Terrasse, and finally stop by Ullmann's Laden.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dresden driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Dresden sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Prague.
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Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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.
On the 18th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Prague takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Prague sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

Innsbruck, Austria — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the galleries of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, and then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, then get your game on at Bergisel Ski Jump, then enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Prague to Innsbruck takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Walchsee.
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Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:

Walchsee, Austria — 1 night

Walchsee is a municipality in the Austrian state of Tyrol in the Kufstein district. On the 23rd (Sat), fly down the slopes at Freizeitpark Zahmer Kaiser and then pause for some serene contemplation at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Klobenstein.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Walchsee trip maker site.

Getting from Innsbruck to Walchsee by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Walchsee are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Salzburg.
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Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:

Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. On the next day, stop by Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Salzburg tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Walchsee to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.
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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:

Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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.
On the 26th (Tue), ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then make a trip to Heldenplatz. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Albertina, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vienna online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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Austria travel guide

4.6
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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