11 days in Central Europe Itinerary

11 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
3
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
5
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
7
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and then admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, thenstep into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and then take an in-depth tour of Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip maker app.

Orlando, USA to Berlin is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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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 4th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Basilica, steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, thenstep into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, thentake some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally appreciate the history behind Bethlehem Chapel. On your second day here, visit Hradcany, admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Prague holiday planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, contemplate the long history of Former Fink Cafe, thenget to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, thenget to know the fascinating history of Siroka Ulice Cesky Krumlov, and finally contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cesky Krumlov route builder website.

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time 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
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel ©
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg online tour planner.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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night
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 8th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, thenexplore the world behind art at Albertina, thenadmire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

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Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Albertina ©
Albertina

1
night
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 9th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thenexamine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. May in Budapest sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja), thensteep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, and finally contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, thenget engrossed in the history at Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in May, expect nights in Krakow to be about the same, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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