35 days in Central Europe Itinerary

35 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Sydney, Australia

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: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Budapest itinerary builder site.

Sydney, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Budapest. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Budapest at 30°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vienna journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Vienna are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
When in Salzburg, make a side trip to see Hexenwasser in Soll, approximately Soll away. There's still lots to do: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Salzburg day trip site.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hexenwasser
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Marienplatz, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Munich vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Salzburg to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Munich, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Schloss Neuschwanstein, Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lake Lucerne (in Lucerne), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Aare River (in Bern). There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, and wander the streets of Old Town.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Munich to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Zurich, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Aare River, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

2
nights
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier and then get great views at Jungfraujoch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Prague.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

4
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, and don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Prague trip planner.

Fly from Grindelwald to Prague in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin holiday site.

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

4
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.
When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately Oswiecim away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and stop by Stare Miasto.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Krakow sightseeing app.

You can fly from Berlin to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Krakow, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

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

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