17 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
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Berlin, Germany — 3 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.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Toronto, Canada to Berlin is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Berlin. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. July in Prague sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can fly to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, steep yourself in history at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park, and finally examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Krakow road trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. August in Krakow sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly to Budapest.
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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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Budapest are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vienna.
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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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Hofburg, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vienna online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August in Vienna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Mozartplatz, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg itinerary planner.

Drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

Village of a Million People

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 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Church, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, then explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Salzburg to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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