33 days in Central Europe Itinerary

33 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Europe visit planner

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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Palace of Culture and Science, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), then brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, then admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally contemplate the long history of Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then steep yourself in history at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Warsaw vacation builder website.

Toronto, Canada to Warsaw is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. In April in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:

Krakow, Poland

— 4 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.
Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Krakow itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Krakow are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 14:

Berlin, Germany

— 4 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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, steep yourself in history at Charlottenburg Palace, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 18:

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 historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, wander the streets of Lesser Town, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague vacation planner.

Getting from Berlin to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 22:

Vienna, Austria

— 4 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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at The Hofburg, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna vacation planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): make a trip to Grassalkovich Palota, contemplate the long history of Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), then take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, then take in the views from New Bridge (Novy Most), then explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, and finally make a trip to Slavin War Memorial.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Bratislava takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Bratislava are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:

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, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planning app.

Getting from Bratislava to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. April in Budapest sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 2:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, head off the coast to Bled Island, then wander the streets of Metelkova, and finally walk around Tivoli Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana travel planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 2 — 4:

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 5th (Wed), make a trip to Mozartplatz, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg route maker.

Getting from Ljubljana to Salzburg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Munich, Germany

— 4 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 museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, and examine the collection at BMW Welt.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay May 6 — 10: