25 days in Austria, Italy & Prague Itinerary

25 days in Austria, Italy & Prague Itinerary

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Drive to Tallahassee Regional Airport, Fly to Václav Havel Airport Prague
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
Fly to Tallahassee Regional Airport, Drive to Dothan


Prague, Czech Republic

— 6 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Church of St. Salvator and Zamek Sychrov. Visit Corpus Christi Chapel and Kostel Sv. Gabriela for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Kostel Svateho Antonina Velikeho (in Liberec), Pilsen (Brewery Museum in Pilsen, St Bartholomew's Cathedral, &more) and Kutna Hora (Historicke Centrum Kutne Hory & The Cathedral of Assumption). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniatures, explore the engaging exhibits at Gallery of Steel Figures, pause for some photo ops at Loreta Praha, and walk around Park Průhonice.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Prague day trip site.

Dothan, USA to Prague is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dothan to Prague is 7 hours. When traveling from Dothan in December, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Prague: temperatures range from 41°F by day to 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Sankt Sebastiankriche, stroll the grounds of Sebastiansfriedhof, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapuzinerkloster, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Blasius Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Dreifaltigkeitskirche (Holy Trinity Church), and finally get engrossed in the history at Baroque Museum.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Prague to Salzburg by train takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Salzburg are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Bank Austria Kunstforum and Schmetterlinghaus. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stift Heiligenkreuz and MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Casino Baden (in Baden) and Burg Liechtenstein (in Maria Enzersdorf). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Hofmobiliendepot - Imperial Furniture Collection, examine the collection at The Third Man Museum, contemplate the long history of Kaiserappartements, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna visit planner.

You can take a train from Salzburg to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. December in Vienna sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Casinos

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museo Marino Marini and Loggia del Bigallo - Museo del Bigallo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Cappella Brancacci and Crypt of Santa Reparata. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, take in the pleasant sights at Piazza della Repubblica, examine the collection at University of Florence Natural History Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Palazzo Medici Riccardi.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vienna in December: high temperatures in Florence hover around 55°F and lows are around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Rome, Italy

— 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Moschea di Roma and Chiesa Rettoria Santi Vincenzo e Anastasio a fontana di Trevi will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Welcome to Rome and Domus Severiana. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Palazzo Braschi, contemplate the long history of Arco degli Acetari, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Colonna - Galleria Colonna, and get to know the fascinating history of Via dei Coronari.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome journey planning app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Austria travel guide

Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.