30 days in Central Europe

30 days in Central Europe

Jim Callcut

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30 days in Central Europe

Start: Dothan, United States
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 8 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Dothan, United States

5
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
You've added Kirche St. Bartholomae, Nymphenburg Palace, NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Munich Residenz and Kirche St. Katharina. Get some cultural insight at Neresheim Abbey and Feldherrnhalle. Step out of Munich with an excursion to Castelo de Hellenstein in Heidenheim--about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Barbara Kirche, admire the striking features of Badenburg Palace, don't miss a visit to St. Anna im Lehel, and appreciate the history behind Sitzender Keiler.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Munich trip planner.

Dothan, USA to Munich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dothan to Munich due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dothan in December, plan for much colder days in Munich, with highs around 41°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kirche St. Katharina, Neresheim Abbey, Castelo de Hellenstein, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Kirche St. Bartholomae
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Kirche St. Bartholomae ©
Kirche St. Bartholomae
NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen ©
NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Market Square (Alter Markt), Linzergasse and Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme. Augustinermuseum Rattenberg and Gstattentor will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Evangelische Christuskirche and Pfarrkirche Sankt Virgil. Venture out of the city with trips to Badestrand Hallstatt (in Hallstatt), Pfarramt St. Oswald Alpbach (in Alpbach) and Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus (in Bad Ischl). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Casino Salzburg and make a trip to Hettwer Bastei.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg vacation planner.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. On the 9th (Wed), you're off to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Rattenberg, Pfarramt St. Oswald Alpbach, Badestrand Hallstatt, Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus
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Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme ©
Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme
Augustinermuseum Rattenberg ©
Augustinermuseum Rattenberg
Pfarrkirche Sankt Virgil ©
Pfarrkirche Sankt Virgil

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes MuseumsQuartier Wien as well as Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial. MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art and Historic Center of Vienna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Wasserturm Wienna and Mariahilfer Kirche for their historical value. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Bank Austria Kunstforum.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vienna day trip website .

Traveling by car from Munich to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daytime highs in Vienna are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. You'll set off for Prague on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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MuseumsQuartier Wien ©
MuseumsQuartier Wien
Bank Austria Kunstforum ©
Bank Austria Kunstforum

8
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lesser Town as well as Infant Jesus of Prague. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prasna brana and Prague Astronomical Clock. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like KGB Museum and Kostel Nejsvetejsiho Srdce Pane. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Prague tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 32°F at night. You will leave for home on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Lesser Town
Lesser Town
Infant Jesus of Prague ©
Infant Jesus of Prague
Prasna brana ©
Prasna brana

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