60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 7 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
3
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
5
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 3 nights
6
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
7
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
8
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
9
Postojna, Slovenia
— 2 nights
10
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
12
Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
13
Gdansk, Poland
— 5 nights

7
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.
Get some historical perspective at Castle Church and Gartenreich Dessau-Worlitz. Step off the beaten path and head to Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus and Stadtkirche. Get out of town with these interesting Berlin side-trips: Magdeburg (Jahrtausendturm im Elbauenpark, Butterfly House Elbauenpark, &more), Suedwestkirchhof Stahnsdorf (in Stahnsdorf) and Potsdam (Schloss Cecilienhof, Neues Palais, &more). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, stop by Kreuzberg, wander the streets of Prenzlauer Berg, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip planning website.

Helsinki, Finland to Berlin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Magdeburg, Dresden, Potsdam, Wittenberg, Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz
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Stadtkirche ©
Stadtkirche
Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus ©
Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus
Neues Palais ©
Neues Palais

6
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 discover tucked-away gems like Castle Loket and Lidice Memorial. Visit Kost and The Vrtba Garden for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to MedvEdarium (in Beroun), Marianske Lazne (Geologický park, Naucna stezka Kladska, &more) and Krivoklat Castle (in Krivoklat). There's still lots to do: walk around Park Průhonice, examine the collection at Muzeum Smyslů, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Vridelni kolonada.

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Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June in Prague, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Marianske Lazne, Karlovy Vary, MedvEdarium, Cesky Sternberk Castle, Castle Loket
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Lidice Memorial ©
Lidice Memorial
Castle Loket ©
Castle Loket
Zamek Sychrov ©
Zamek Sychrov

4
nights
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Church of St. Vitus and Zamek Cervena Lhota will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Sovi voliery and Chalupska Slat. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cesky Krumlov: Rechle (in Lenora), Marshland Nature Reserve Borkovicka (in Borkovice) and Jezerni Slat (in Kvilda). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Latran houses, head outdoors with Divci Kamen, admire the landmark architecture of Ballroom of the Rosenbergs, and see the interesting displays at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cesky Krumlov journey maker.

Getting from Prague to Cesky Krumlov by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Borova Lada, Rechle, Marshland Nature Reserve Borkovicka, Zamek Cervena Lhota, Jezerni Slat
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Latran houses
Latran houses
Church of St. Vitus ©
Church of St. Vitus
Chalupska Slat ©
Chalupska Slat

5
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Popular historic sites such as Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church) and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Traunsee and Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Hexenwasser (in Soll), Tratzberg Castle (in Jenbach) and Wolfsklamm Gorge (in Stans). And it doesn't end there: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), take in breathtaking views at Salzachofen, and identify plant and animal life at Langbathseen.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Salzburg online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Salzburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gmunden, Hexenwasser, Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, Tratzberg Castle, Wolfsklamm Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone ©
Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone
Wolfsklamm Gorge ©
Wolfsklamm Gorge

3
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Get outdoors at Garmisch-Classic and Eckbauerbahn. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Burgruine Hohenfreyberg and Saint Sebastian Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Fussen (Kalvarienberg & Hl.-Geist-Spitalkirche), Alpseebad (in Hohenschwangau) and St. Koloman (in Schwangau). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Riessersee, steep yourself in history at Burgruine Eisenberg, take an in-depth tour of Werdenfels Museum, and don't miss a visit to Franziskanerkloster St. Anton.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fussen, Eisenberg, Alpseebad, FlyTeam, St. Koloman
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Alpseebad ©
Alpseebad
Garmisch-Classic ©
Garmisch-Classic
Burgruine Hohenfreyberg ©
Burgruine Hohenfreyberg

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Step out of the city life by going to Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and Staubbach Waterfall. Get some historical perspective at Museggmauer and Hofkirche. Venture out of the city with trips to Aare Gorge (in Meiringen), Lauterbrunnen Village (in Lauterbrunnen) and Hohematte Park (in Interlaken). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, and take in the views from Spreuer Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucerne route builder website.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Lucerne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July in Lucerne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Aare Gorge, Hohematte Park
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Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 5th (Sun), see the interesting displays at MRL - Maison de Rousseau et de la Litterature, see the interesting displays at Barbier-Mueller Museum (Musee Barbier-Mueller), don't miss a visit to Banc de la Treille, admire the masterpieces at Collections Baur, Musee des Arts d’Extreme-Orient, thenstroll around Parc Bertrand, and finally take in the history at Kawa Game. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Pointe de la Jonction, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc aux animaux du Bois-de-la-Batie, look for gifts at Auer Chocolatier, take a stroll through Quartier des Eaux-Vives, thenget engrossed in the history at Musee d'histoire des sciences de la Ville de Geneve, and finally stroll around Mon-Repos Park.

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You can drive from Lucerne to Geneva in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Quartier des Eaux-Vives ©
Quartier des Eaux-Vives
Banc de la Treille ©
Banc de la Treille

4
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stockalper Palace and Intercontinental Church Society. Get outdoors at Riederalp and 5-Seenweg. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: Barrage de Moiry (in Anniviers), Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre (in Crans-Montana) and Luftseilbahnen Fiesch-Eggishorn AG (in Fiesch in Valais). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Hinterdorfstrasse, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, contemplate the waterfront views at Grunsee, and have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Stockalper Palace, Barrage de Moiry, Riederalp, Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre, Val d'Anniviers
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Hinterdorfstrasse ©
Hinterdorfstrasse
Riederalp ©
Riederalp
Stockalper Palace ©
Stockalper Palace

2
nights
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Creative Ways Escape Adventure, stop by Guštarna, identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, thenlearn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and finally head outdoors with Magma X. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, thenget outside with Šalet Tunnel, thenwalk around Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Postojna visit planner.

Getting from Zermatt to Postojna by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In July in Postojna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Postojna

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Piran, Nova Gorica, Šalet Tunnel, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park
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Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park ©
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve ©
Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Wachau Valley and WWF Stork Sanctuary. Visit Burgruine Aggstein and St. Michael's Church for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vienna: Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein), Wallfahrtskirche Maria Laach (in Maria Laach am Jauerling) and Castle Grafenegg (in Grafenegg). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Vienna Woods, see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hof, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Myrafaelle.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna travel route builder app.

You can drive from Postojna to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. July in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Marchegg, Wallfahrtskirche Maria Laach, Roman City Carnuntum, Johannesbachklamm, Nationalpark Neusiedler See – Seewinkel
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Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley
Burgruine Aggstein ©
Burgruine Aggstein
Burgruine Duernstein
Burgruine Duernstein

6
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.
Get outdoors at Lazar Equestrian Park and Brazay-KalandPart. Visit Fiumei Road Cemetery and Bory Castle for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Budapest side-trips: Festetics Palace (in Keszthely), Tagore Promenade (in Balatonfured) and Holy Spirit Catholic Church (in Heviz). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, steep yourself in history at Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bences Apatsag, and test your team's savvy at E-Exit Escape Game.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Budapest road trip site.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Balatonfured, Visegrad, Szekesfehervar, Royal Palace of Godollo, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
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Fiumei Road Cemetery ©
Fiumei Road Cemetery
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral ©
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Festetics Palace ©
Festetics Palace

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow and Church of St. Peter and St. Paul. Step off the beaten path and head to Ogrodzieniec Castle and Axe Nation - axe throwing club Krakow. Get out of town with these interesting Krakow side-trips: Katowice (Cathedral of Christ the King & Nikiszowiec), Family Home of John Paul II (in Wadowice) and Zatorland (in Zator). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of Divine Mercy, get your game on at BAD AXE Throwing Krakow, examine the collection at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), and don't miss a visit to The Ghetto Heroes Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in July, you will find days in Krakow are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Katowice, Family Home of John Paul II, Ogrodzieniec Castle, Rabsztyn Castle, Zatorland
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Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow ©
Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow
Ogrodzieniec Castle ©
Ogrodzieniec Castle
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul ©
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul

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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.
Gdańsk Town Hall and Piwna Street (Ulica Piwna) will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Stogi Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gdansk: St. Nicholas Cathedral (Katedra Sw. Mikolaja) (in Elblag), Stutthof Concentration Camp (in Sztutowo) and Kepa Redlowska & Klif Orlowski (in Gdynia). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Church (Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny), take a leisurely stroll along Molo w Brzeźnie, make a trip to Green Gate (Brama Zielona), and take a stroll through Dlugi Targ Square.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Gdansk route maker app.

Getting from Krakow to Gdansk by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Krakow in July, plan for little chillier days in Gdansk, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

St. Nicholas Cathedral (Katedra Sw. Mikolaja), Stutthof Concentration Camp, Kepa Redlowska & Klif Orlowski, Archcathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Andrew
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Piwna Street (Ulica Piwna) ©
Piwna Street (Ulica Piwna)
Stutthof Concentration Camp ©
Stutthof Concentration Camp
Gdańsk Town Hall ©
Gdańsk Town Hall

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