26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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26 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Chennai, India


3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Krakow to Oswiecim to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and browse the different shops at Cloth Hall (Sukiennice).

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Krakow holiday planning website .

Chennai, India to Krakow is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Krakow is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Chennai in February, expect Krakow to be cooler, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Main Market Square ©
Main Market Square

4
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Town Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Prague online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

1
night
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
On the 2nd (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Cesky Krumlov Castle, contemplate the long history of Former Fink Cafe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, appreciate the history behind Plague Column, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Vitus, and finally explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cesky Krumlov online holiday maker .

You can drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Egon Schiele Art Centre ©
Egon Schiele Art Centre
Former Fink Cafe ©
Former Fink Cafe

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, parks, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

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Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) ©
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

1
night
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 6th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption, then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, and then take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hallstatt visit planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
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Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

4
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 museums, parks, historic sites, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunn Palace, steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

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

3
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Devin Castle (hrad), make a trip to Slavin War Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bratislava Old Town, and take in the views from New Bridge (Novy Most).

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bratislava trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Bratislava are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Devin Castle (hrad) ©
Devin Castle (hrad)
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

4
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, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, test the waters at a local thermal spa, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

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

Drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Budapest are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Parliament ©
Parliament
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Thermal Spas

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