27 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly to Klagenfurt, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
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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 Brandenburg Gate, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary builder app.

New York City, USA to Berlin is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Berlin. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 4 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.
Prague is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, and explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Prague holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Warsaw.
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Warsaw, Poland — 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 8th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science, learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy). Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, walk around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw attractions app.

Fly from Prague to Warsaw in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) 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.
On the 10th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then make a trip to St. Mary's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Planty Park, and finally examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow route builder app.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 4 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: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Budapest route planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive 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: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Vienna are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Bled.
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Bled, Slovenia — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then get great views at Ojstrica, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bled online itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Vienna to Bled takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, and finally don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace.

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Drive from Bled to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 3 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.
Munich is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Munich journey planning website.

Drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Munich sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 26th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then explore the activities along Limmat.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zurich trip builder website.

Getting from Munich to Zurich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Zurich are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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