60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis, United States
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Gdansk, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Kitzbuhel, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Matrei in Osttirol, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Innsbruck, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
12
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Minneapolis, United States

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Popular historic sites such as Charlottenburg Palace and Memorial of the Berlin Wall are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strandbad Muggelsee and Strandbad Tegeler See. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, see the interesting displays at Jewish Museum Berlin, make a trip to Reichstag Building, and steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Berlin route website.

Minneapolis, USA to Berlin is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

3
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Visiting Brzezno Beach and Sobieszewo Beach will get you outdoors. Visit St. Mary's Church and Church of Sts. Peter and Paul for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Jurata Beach (in Jurata) and Beach (in Chalupy). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Stogi Beach, steep yourself in history at Court of the Fraternity of St. George, get outside with Jelitkowo Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Royal Chapel (Kaplica Krolewska).

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Gdansk sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Gdansk takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. March in Gdansk sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Gdansk

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Jurata Beach, Beach
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Stogi Beach ©
Stogi Beach
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Church of Sts. Peter and Paul ©
Church of Sts. Peter and Paul

5
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.
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Wieliczka Salt Mine and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Krakow to go to Gliwice and see Rynek, Gliwice, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Pharmacy Museum, and admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica.

Make your Krakow itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Gdansk to Krakow in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Rynek, Gliwice
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

5
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.
Halaszbastya and Dohány Street Synagogue will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Matthias Church and Hősök tere. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), enjoy the sand and surf at Roman Beach, explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Krakow to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Krakow in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Copa Beach and Orangery at Schoenbrunn Palace. Museum-lovers will get to explore Belvedere Palace and MuseumsQuartier Wien. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Hofburg, contemplate the long history of Karlskirche, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vienna tour planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

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

5
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 and learn at Jewish Museum in Prague and NaFilM: National film museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Staromestske namesti and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Prague, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Popular historic sites such as Nymphenburg Palace and Frauenkirche are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Munich Residenz and Deutsches Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Hohenschwangau (Alpseebad & Schloss Hohenschwangau). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Asamkirche, admire the masterpieces at Glyptothek, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Heidehaus.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Munich trip app.

Getting from Prague to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein

5
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Popular historic sites such as Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Schloss Hellbrunn are in your itinerary. Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) and Red Bull Hangar-7 will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Badestrand Hallstatt (in Hallstatt), Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach) and Obertauern Ski Resort (in Obertauern). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg vacation planner.

Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Salzburg

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Gollinger Wasserfall, Fuschlsee Rundweg, Obertauern Ski Resort, Badestrand Hallstatt, Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese
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Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

5
nights
Kitzbuhel, Austria

Kitzbuhel ©
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Take a break from the city and head to Kundler Klamm and Buchensteinwand Ski Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Bogenschiessen Oberweissbach (in Waidring), Pro-Skischule (in Westendorf) and Filzalmsee (in Brixen im Thale). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Sommerrodelbahn Walchsee, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Soll, head outdoors with The Reds Schischule Westendorf, and look for all kinds of wild species at Alpinolino Westendorf.

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Kitzbuhel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Kitzbuhel can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Matrei in Osttirol.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Westendorf, Soll, Tirol, Bogenschiessen Oberweissbach, Kundler Klamm
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Kundler Klamm ©
Kundler Klamm
Filzalmsee ©
Filzalmsee
Dieters Sportsshop ©
Dieters Sportsshop

5
nights
Matrei in Osttirol, Austria

Matrei in Osttirol ©
Get in touch with nature at Gletscherweg Innergschloss and Wildpark Assling. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stadt Museum Aguntum and Walfahrtskirche Maria Schnee. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Matrei in Osttirol: Pfarrkirche zum hl. Apostel Jakobus d. Alteren (in Strassen), Vitalpinum (in Assling) and Obertilliach (Langlauf- und Biathlonzentrum & Golzentipp).

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Matrei in Osttirol online day trip planner.

You can drive from Kitzbuhel to Matrei in Osttirol in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Matrei in Osttirol are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Matrei in Osttirol

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Virgen, Obertilliach, Assling, Kitzsteinhorn, Zettersfeld Skiing Area
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Gletscherweg Innergschloss ©
Gletscherweg Innergschloss
Wildpark Assling ©
Wildpark Assling
Vitalpinum ©
Vitalpinum

5
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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Visit Dom zu St. Jakob and Pfarrkirche Fulpmes for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Hintertuxer Glecier and Hochgurgl. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Hinterriss (Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden & Hinterriss-Eng), ZirbenPark Rundwanderweg (in Jerzens) and Mittelberg Gletscherexpress - Pitztaler Gletscherbahn (in Mittelberg). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Gletscherpark Fendels, hit the slopes at Bergbahnen Oberperfuss, take in the awesome beauty at Klettersteig Innsbruck, and trek along Wilde Wasser Weg.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Innsbruck trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Matrei in Osttirol to Innsbruck takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Matrei in Osttirol in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Innsbruck: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hinterriss, Tirol, Bergbahnen Oberperfuss, ZirbenPark Rundwanderweg, Mittelberg Gletscherexpress - Pitztaler Gletscherbahn
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Hintertuxer Glecier ©
Hintertuxer Glecier
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Hinterriss-Eng ©
Hinterriss-Eng

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Musee Visionnaire Zurich. You'll get in some beach time at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Strandbad Mythenquai. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Kriens (Mt Pilatus & Sonnenberg), Air-Glaciers, S.A. (in Lauterbrunnen) and Biosphaere Entlebuch (in Lucerne). There's still lots to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Alpenwildpark, see the interesting displays at Zurich James Joyce Foundation, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Zurich trip planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. May in Zurich sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Interlaken, Air-Glaciers, S.A.
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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