15 days in Central Europe Itinerary

15 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: London, United Kingdom

2
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.
On the 10th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then make a trip to Reichstag Building, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin planner.

London, UK to Berlin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
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.
On the 13th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kampa Park, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, then steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Lesser Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Prague trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March in Krakow, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planning tool.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Krakow in March, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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 striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, and make a trip to Haus der Musik Wien.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vienna online attractions planner.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. March in Vienna sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent, take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Salzburg trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Amalienburg, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then stroll around English Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Marienplatz, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Munich travel route tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

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