8 days in Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

8 days in Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
4
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue and then pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus of Prague. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, then wander the streets of Lesser Town, and finally browse the exhibits of Lobkowicz Palace.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Prague sightseeing planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Prague is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. December in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Kostel sv. Mikuláše ©
Kostel sv. Mikuláše
Lesser Town
Lesser Town
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Lobkowicz Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Michael Archangel, walk around The Castle Garden, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and finally contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov trip builder website.

You can drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Church of St. Michael Archangel
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
The Castle Garden ©
The Castle Garden

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Red Bull Hangar-7 ©
Red Bull Hangar-7

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 30th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Rosshutte, get outside with Bergisel Ski Jump, then get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck.

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You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. December in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rosshutte
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Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
Maria-Theresien-Strasse ©
Maria-Theresien-Strasse
Rosshutte ©
Rosshutte

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Church of the Jesuits and Klangturm St. Polten. Get a sense of the local culture at Ringstrasse and Melk Abbey. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Rathausplatz, admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum, get your game on at Time Travel Vienna, and get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Melk Abbey, Klangturm St. Polten
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Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

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