13 days in Switzerland, Austria & Prague Itinerary

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights


St. Moritz, Switzerland — 3 nights

You'll explore and learn at National Park Centre and Bahnmuseum Albula. Take a break from the city and head to Davos Klosters Ski Resort and Fluelapass. Go for a jaunt from St. Moritz to Davos Platz to see Botanical Garden Alpinum Schatzalp about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: stop by Metzgerei Plinio and experience rural life at Alp-Schaukaserei Morteratsch.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz trip planner.

Zurich to St. Moritz is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in March, things will get a bit cooler in St. Moritz: highs are around 43°F and lows about 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports
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Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 13th (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at EUROPARK, admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Augustiner Braustubl, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre St. Wolfgang. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Gollinger Wasserfall, revel in the low prices at Designer Outlet Salzburg, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, and finally look for gifts at Swarovski Shop.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from St. Moritz to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from St. Moritz in March, you will find days in Salzburg are somewhat warmer (51°F), and nights are about the same (33°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Vienna.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kahlenberg and Hohe Wand Wiese. Visiting Nationalpark Neusiedler See – Seewinkel and Nationalpark Donau-Auen will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

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Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Prague.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 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.
Shop till you drop at A|X Praha Palladium and Pernickuv sen. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lobkowicz Palace and B Team. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, stop by Shop Marionety Truhlar, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo, and make a trip to Staromestske namesti.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Prague journey maker.

Drive from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. In March in Prague, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden Lucerne (Gletschergarten), then explore the world behind art at Museum Rosengart Collection, and finally get curious at Swiss Science Center Technorama. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then stop by Confiserie Sprungli.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich travel route planner.

You can fly from Prague to Zurich in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Museums · Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums
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Switzerland travel guide

Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Austria travel guide

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.