22 days in Central Europe Itinerary

22 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  11​h
1
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
3
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
8
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Toronto, Canada

2
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.
Munich is known for museums, nature, nightlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Nymphenburg Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, make a trip to Marienplatz, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Munich journey builder .

Toronto, Canada to Munich is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Munich. April in Munich sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

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

2
nights
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 26th (Sun): examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally make a trip to Mirabell Palace. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally stop by Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Salzburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

1
night
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then explore the activities along River Ljubljanica Kanal, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Ljubljana takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Fun & Games Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Room Escape Games
River Ljubljanica Kanal ©
River Ljubljanica Kanal

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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, make a trip to Stephansplatz, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vienna itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Ljubljana to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

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, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, and take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

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

Take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim (about 1 hour away). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, explore the galleries of Wieliczka Salt Mine, have fun at Shooting in Krakow - Cracow Shooting Academy - Strzelnica Krakow, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Budapest to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in May: highs in Krakow hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
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3
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, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, admire the striking features of Dancing House, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Prague holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

3
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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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