14 days in Central Europe Itinerary

14 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Edmonton, Canada

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): snap pictures at Charles Bridge and then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Prague trip planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Prague is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Edmonton to Prague due to the time zone difference. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

3
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, examine the collection at The Hofburg, don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vienna journey maker site.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Prater ©
Prater
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Budapest

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Palatinus Strandfürdő ©
Palatinus Strandfürdő
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Szechenyi Lanchid ©
Szechenyi Lanchid

2
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get great views at Mala Osojnica, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled and then glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bled online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bled takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. July in Bled sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica

1
night
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 15th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

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

You can drive from Bled to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

1
night
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 16th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Munich day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

2
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.
On the 17th (Fri), make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin online travel planner.

Getting from Munich to Berlin by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours
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Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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