11 days in Central Europe Itinerary

11 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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11 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  9​h
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Doha, Qatar

2
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.
On the 25th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Prague route planning website .

Doha, Qatar to Prague is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Prague due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Doha in May: high temperatures in Prague hover around 20°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Berlin travel planner .

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Berlin

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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Salzburg trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Salzburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. May in Salzburg sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, and then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read Vienna road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

3
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.
On the 1st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and finally explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

Start your trip to Budapest by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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