14 days in Central Europe Itinerary

14 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Europe travel planner

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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Berlin online trip builder.

Newark, USA to Berlin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Berlin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can fly to Krakow.

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Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take a stroll through Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On your second day here, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Basilica, then wander the streets of Ulica Florianska, and finally contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan.

Before you visit Krakow, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Berlin to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Krakow are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.

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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Shopping
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Budapest, Hungary

— 3 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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vienna.

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Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Parks
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Vienna, Austria

— 3 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October in Vienna, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
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Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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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.
On the 14th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Golden Lane, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, and then stop by Lesser Town.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read Prague online trip builder.

You can drive from Salzburg to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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