31 days in Central Europe Itinerary

31 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
8
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: San Francisco, United States

2
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, admire the local landmark of Multimedia Fountain Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw road trip app.

San Francisco, USA to Warsaw is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. June in Warsaw sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Room Escape Warszawa ©
Room Escape Warszawa

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Krakow to Oswiecim to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, enjoy some diversion at Cracow Shooting Academy, make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and pause for some photo ops at Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki).

Start your trip to Krakow by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Krakow in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, find something for the whole family at Prater, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip tool.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, make a trip to Linzergasse, and examine the collection at Salzburg Museum.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip maker website.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

4
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, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, wander the streets of Lesser Town, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, admire the natural beauty at Großer Tiergarten, and admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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