26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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26 days in Europe Itinerary

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

3
days
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 Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and see the interesting displays at Oskar Schindler's Enamel Factory.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow day trip planner.

Chennai (Madras), India to Krakow is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Chennai (Madras) in February, expect Krakow to be cooler, temps between 4°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

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Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Main Market Square ©
Main Market Square

4
days
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: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get great views at Petřín, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Prague online trip planner .

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In February in Prague, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

1
day
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 cafe fink, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Center of Cesky 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 Centrum.

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 do a combination of train and bus. 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.

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Historic Center of Cesky Krumlov ©
Historic Center of Cesky Krumlov
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle

3
days
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 Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate the long history of Mozart-Wohnhaus, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur.

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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 in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Hallstatt.

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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) ©
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

1
day
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 do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

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

4
days
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, nightlife, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Schönbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Hofburg Palace, explore the world behind art at Albertina, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vienna driving holiday app .

Drive from Hallstatt to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In March in Vienna, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

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Hofburg Palace ©
Hofburg Palace
Schönbrunn Palace ©
Schönbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
days
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: make a trip to Slavin War Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's / Blue Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bratislava Forest Park, and contemplate the long history of Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac).

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bratislava road trip app .

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. March in Bratislava sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Budapest.

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Devin Castle (hrad) ©
Devin Castle (hrad)
Slavin War Memorial ©
Slavin War Memorial
Michael's Gate ©
Michael's Gate

4
days
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.
Spend the 15th (Thu) immersed in therapeutic waters at a local thermal spa. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Pc, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, take in the views from Chain Bridge (Szechenyi lanchid), and contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 0°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

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Parliament Pc ©
Parliament Pc
Thermal Spas

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