28 days in Venice, Bolzano & Central Europe Itinerary

28 days in Venice, Bolzano & Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  12 h
1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Bolzano, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Tatra National Park, Poland
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Montreal, Canada

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Riva degli Schiavoni, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, thenadmire the masterpieces at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, thenexplore the world behind art at Palazzo Mocenigo, and finally learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Fondamenta Venier Savorgnan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon, take a stroll through Campo Santa Margherita, explore the world behind art at Palazzo Grassi, thenmake a trip to Campo della Salute, and finally appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in June, you will find days in Venice are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bolzano.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Mocenigo ©
Palazzo Mocenigo
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Church of San Pantalon ©
Church of San Pantalon

2
nights
Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
On the 29th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Walther Von der Vogelweide, explore the world behind art at Tesoro Del Duomo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Via della Mostra, thendon't miss a visit to Fontana di Nettuno, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Sacro Cuore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giorgio in Weggenstein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Merkantilgebaude, stop by Sportler, take an in-depth tour of BAS - Opfer fur die Freiheit, learn about winemaking at Loacker Winery, thentake an in-depth tour of BZ '18-'45: Un monumento, una citta, due dittature, and finally examine the collection at Museo Civico Di Bolzano.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Bolzano sightseeing website.

Getting from Venice to Bolzano by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bolzano

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tesoro Del Duomo ©
Tesoro Del Duomo
BAS - Opfer fur die Freiheit ©
BAS - Opfer fur die Freiheit
Merkantilgebaude ©
Merkantilgebaude

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Johannes am Imberg and Kapuzinerkloster. Step off the beaten path and head to The Sound of Music Trail and Salzburger Weihnachtsmuseum. Go for a jaunt from Salzburg to Abtenau to see Dachser Wasserfall about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Sebastianskirche, take a leisurely stroll along Kaipromenade, stroll the grounds of Sebastiansfriedhof, and head outdoors with Lamprechtshohle.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg route maker.

Getting from Bolzano to Salzburg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, Salzburg is little chillier than Bolzano - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Dachser Wasserfall, The Sound of Music Trail
Highlights from your plan
St. Blasius Church ©
St. Blasius Church
The Sound of Music Trail ©
The Sound of Music Trail
St. Johannes am Imberg ©
St. Johannes am Imberg

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Burgruine Duernstein and Castle Grafenegg. Do your shopping at Manner Shop and Galerie Krinzinger. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Karikaturmuseum in Krems an der Donau, about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, see the interesting displays at Schmetterlinghaus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malteserkirche.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna travel route planner.

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Burgruine Duernstein, Karikaturmuseum, Castle Grafenegg
Highlights from your plan
Burgruine Duernstein
Burgruine Duernstein
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Latran houses, thensteep yourself in history at Minorite Monastery, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Vitus, and finally make a trip to Museum Fotoatelier Seidel. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Holasovice, sample the tasty concoctions at Budweiser Brewery (Budejovicky Budvar), explore the world behind art at Dum StEpanka Netolickeho, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Schwarzenberska Hrobka, and finally get great views at Radnicni vez.

Plan my day in Cesky Krumlov using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ceske Budejovice, Trebon, Schwarzenberska Hrobka
Highlights from your plan
Latran houses
Latran houses
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel ©
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel
Church of St. Vitus ©
Church of St. Vitus

4
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.
Czech Repubrick and Speculum Alchemiae Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Vridelni kolonada and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. When in Prague, make a side trip to see Castle Loket in Loket, approximately Loket away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, examine the collection at Karel Zeman Museum, admire the natural beauty at The Vrtba Garden, and have fun and explore at Gallery of Steel Figures.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague journey maker site.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Vridelni kolonada, Castle Loket
Highlights from your plan
Czech Repubrick ©
Czech Repubrick
Castle Loket ©
Castle Loket
Vridelni kolonada ©
Vridelni kolonada

2
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.
Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja) and Isaac Synagogue (Synagoga Izaaka) will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kanonicza and Galleries Coco Art. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Cross, examine the collection at Cricoteka - Centre for Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Szeroka Street.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Krakow trip planning app.

Fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Krakow are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Tatra National Park.

Things to do in Krakow

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Inzynierii Miejskiej w Krakowie ©
Muzeum Inzynierii Miejskiej w Krakowie
Church of the Holy Cross ©
Church of the Holy Cross

3
nights
Tatra National Park, Poland

Tatra National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get outside with Orla Perc Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Szczyt Mnich. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Tatrzański Park Narodowy, thentake in the awesome beauty at Rysy, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rysy Peak, and finally explore the activities along The Black Pond.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tatra National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Tatra National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Tatra National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tatrzański Park Narodowy
Highlights from your plan
Szczyt Mnich ©
Szczyt Mnich
Rysy ©
Rysy
The Black Pond ©
The Black Pond

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral and Budapest Pinball Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Visegrad Citadel and E-Exit Escape Game. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Eger (Eger Castle, The Basilica, &more) and Zugfozde Palinka Museum (in Visegrad). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Aeropark Budapest, don't miss a visit to 3d Gallery Budapest, learn about winemaking at Faust Wine Cellar, and get a taste of the local shopping with Koller Gallery.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Tatra National Park to Budapest with the Route module. July in Budapest sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eger, Visegrad, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
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Highlights from your plan
Budapest Pinball Museum ©
Budapest Pinball Museum
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral ©
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Visegrad Citadel ©
Visegrad Citadel

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