11 days in Germany, Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

11 days in Germany, Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
4
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
5
Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg), admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Goethe House. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kleinmarkthalle, and then delve into the distant past at Messel Pit Fossil Site.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Frankfurt online vacation planner.

Seattle, USA to Frankfurt is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Frankfurt. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in February: high temperatures in Frankfurt hover around 7°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Messel Pit Fossil Site
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Messel Pit Fossil Site ©
Messel Pit Fossil Site

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stop by Lesser Town, then admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, then steep yourself in history at Powder Tower, and finally view the masterpieces at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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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 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then take in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, and finally take a stroll through Steingasse.

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Traveling by car from Prague to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Salzburg are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then take a stroll through Graben and Kohlmarkt, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace and then examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Vienna visit planning tool.

Fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
On the 16th (Sun), trek along Philosopher’s Walk, snap pictures at Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), then make a trip to Altstadt (Old Town), and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Heidelberg.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Heidelberg online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Heidelberg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Vienna in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Heidelberg: temperatures range from 1°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge) ©
Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge)

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