12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  5​h
1
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Winnipeg, Canada

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress Hohensalzburg and Mozarts Geburtshaus. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) and Untersberg. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg day trip planning tool .

London, UK to Salzburg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from London to Salzburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Salzburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Cafe Gloriette, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche am Steinhof, enjoy some diversion at Time Travel Vienna, then take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planning app .

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien ©
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, and finally wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Prague online journey planner .

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
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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 8th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Planty Park, then see the interesting displays at Lost Souls Alley, then explore the world behind art at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Rynek Gorny, see the interesting displays at Polish Aviation Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow route planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Rynek Gorny
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Planty Park ©
Planty Park
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Polish Aviation Museum ©
Polish Aviation Museum

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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.
On the 10th (Thu), walk around Sanssouci Palace, admire the natural beauty at Potsdam's Gardens, and then admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen, steep yourself in history at Bebelplatz, and then explore the striking landscape of Nationalpark Unteres Odertal.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin journey planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Potsdam, Nationalpark Unteres Odertal
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Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin

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