41 days in Central Europe Itinerary

41 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie and Gallery of Steel Figures. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get a taste of the local shopping with Kordegarda.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw tour itinerary app.

Jaipur, India to Warsaw is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jaipur to Warsaw is minus 4.5 hours. In October, Warsaw is colder than Jaipur - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

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Military Museum
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
4.5
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World heritage site
Old Town
4.6

4
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©

Slavic Rome

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.
Head to Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) and Ulica Florianskafor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan. Spend the 26th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow planner.

Getting from Warsaw to Krakow by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. October in Krakow sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Religious Site
Wawel Cathedral
4.6
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Historic Walking Area
Wawel Royal Castle
4.4

4
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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Head to Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam) and Ullmann's Ladenfor some retail therapy. Visit The Dresden Zwinger and Frauenkirche Dresden for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Berlin: Dresden (Katholische Hofkirche & Albertinum). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, make a trip to Potsdamer Platz, and get outside with Berlin Racing Bikes.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin road trip site.

Fly from Krakow to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4
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Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
4.5

2
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Hamburg, Germany

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Reeperbahn, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): view the masterpieces at Red Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hamburg driving holiday site.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Hamburg are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Tours
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Specialty Museum
Miniatur Wunderland
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Speicherstadt
4.7

2
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and then wander the streets of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, then see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection, then take a stroll through Altstadt Luzern, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bourbaki Panorama.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zurich road trip planning app.

Fly from Hamburg to Zurich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6
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Neighborhood
Bahnhofstrasse
3.9

1
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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 6th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte, stroll through Bergisel Ski Jump, browse the exhibits of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip planner.

Drive from Zurich to Innsbruck in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Ski Area
Bergisel Ski Jump
4.4
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Religious Site
Dom zu St. Jakob
4.5

3
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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Schloss Hellbrunn. Let the collections at Residenzgalerie Salzburg and Red Bull Hangar-7 capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Hallstatt (Hallstatt Lutheran Church, Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, and shop like a local with Getreidegasse.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg online tour planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

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4
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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

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.
Nymphenburg Palace and BMW Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Munich Residenz and Deutsches Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Therme Erding in Erding (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at English Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, and contemplate the long history of Asamkirche.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. November in Munich sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Theme Parks · Spas · Historic Sites

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Science Museum
Deutsches Museum
4.2
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5

5
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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. Staromestske namesti and Powder Tower will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take a stroll through Lesser Town, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, and examine the collection at Lobkowicz Palace.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Prague online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Prague are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

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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.
On the 19th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle, sample some tasty brews at Wiseman Free Tour, get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then don't miss a visit to Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, and finally explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cesky Krumlov trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
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Must see
Wiseman Free Tour
4.9
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World heritage site
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
4.7

5
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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

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.
Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Belvedere Palace and Graben and Kohlmarkt. When in Vienna, make a side trip to see Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste in Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge, approximately Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge away. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, wander the streets of Mariahilfer Strasse, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Albertina.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Must see
Belvedere Palace
4.6
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Must see
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Roman Beach and Dog sled tour Matrafured. Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, don't miss a visit to Andrassy Avenue, wander the streets of Vaci Street, and browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Budapest day trip app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

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