32 days in Central Europe Itinerary

32 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Europe Trip Planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
6
Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
7
Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
8
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
9
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
10
Chur, Switzerland
— 2 nights
11
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
12
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
13
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Zoo Berlin and Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Berlin trip simple and quick.

London, UK to Berlin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

2
nights
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 4th (Sat): shop like a local with Getreidegasse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, then examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Salzburg, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Salzburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Zoo Salzburg
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Peterskirche and MuseumsQuartier Wien. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vienna planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, explore the activities along Danube River, appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hradcany and Church of Our Lady before Tyn. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague, and take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Prague trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Budapest in March: highs in Prague hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Hradcany ©
Hradcany

2
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Schloss & Park Pillnitz, examine the collection at Panometer Dresden, and then steep yourself in history at The Dresden Zwinger. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, take an in-depth tour of Transport Museum Dresden, then make a trip to Bruehlsche Terrasse, and finally explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dresden vacation maker site.

Getting from Prague to Dresden by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. March in Dresden sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Frauenkirche Dresden ©
Frauenkirche Dresden
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

2
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, examine the collection at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), then don't miss a visit to Ehekarussell, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer's House. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, don't miss a visit to Albrecht-Duerer Denkmal, then examine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, then make a trip to St. Lorenz Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg road trip website.

You can drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Germanisches Nationalmuseum ©
Germanisches Nationalmuseum
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg

2
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.
On the 20th (Mon), examine the collection at Munich Residenz, then get curious at Deutsches Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at BMW Welt, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Munich itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

2
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm). On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ferchensee Lake.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck visit planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Chur.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Ferchensee Lake
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck ©
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck

2
nights
Chur, Switzerland

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): make a trip to Arcas Square, admire the striking features of Rathaus, then don't miss a visit to Kornplatz (Corn Square), and finally take a memorable tour with Bernina Express. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Landwasser Viaduct, then explore the activities along Caumasee, and then make a trip to Paxmal.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chur online holiday planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Chur in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Chur

Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Paxmal, Caumasee, Bernina Express, Landwasser Viaduct
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Bernina Express ©
Bernina Express
Arcas Square ©
Arcas Square
Caumasee
Caumasee

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get curious at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, and finally admire the striking features of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chur to Lucerne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Lucerne are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

2
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): catch a ride on Matterhorn Glacier Paradise and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius and then pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Lucerne to Zermatt in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise ©
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Intercontinental Church Society ©
Intercontinental Church Society

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 30th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), and finally examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, then get a taste of the local shopping with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow journey planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Krakow by combination of train and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. March in Krakow sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

Similar plans

36 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM HUNGARY November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 36 days in Hungary & Central Europe BY A USER FROM HUNGARY November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 35 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM IRELAND April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights Preferences: April, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 44 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 20 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, relaxing, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, relaxing, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, teens, outdoors, beaches, popular sights Preferences: January, teens, outdoors, beaches Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 22 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, historic sites, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans