36 days in Germany, Poland & Austria Itinerary

36 days in Germany, Poland & Austria Itinerary

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Leba, Poland
— 2 nights
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Szczecin, Poland
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 7 nights
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Leipzig, Germany
— 2 nights
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Bayreuth, Germany
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Mayrhofen, Austria
— 2 nights
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Zell im Zillertal, Austria
— 2 nights
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Jenbach, Austria
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Leba, Poland — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): examine the collection at Muzeum Figur Woskowych, then don't miss a visit to Wydma Łącka, then get outside with Beach, and finally get in on the family fun at Park Dinozaurow. On the next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Park Sarbsk, then enjoy the sea views from Stilo Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Debki Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Leba route planner.

Newark, USA to Leba is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Leba is 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Newark in July; daily highs in Leba reach 71°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Szczecin.
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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks
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Szczecin, Poland — 2 nights

Szczecin is the capital and largest city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Waly Chrobrego Promenade (Hakenterrasse), make a trip to Stare Miasto, and then contemplate the long history of The Pomeranian Dukes' Castle. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Park Kasprowicza, then engage your brain at The Museum of Technology and Transport, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Centralny.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Szczecin travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Leba to Szczecin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Szczecin sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Berlin.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Berlin, Germany — 7 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Potsdam (Sanssouci Palace & Potsdam's Gardens). There's much more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, and don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Berlin online day trip planner.

You can drive from Szczecin to Berlin in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Leipzig.
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Leipzig, Germany — 2 nights

Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, steep yourself in history at St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche), then make a trip to Market Square (Markt), and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Hauptbahnhof Leipzig. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas Church, take in the architecture and design of Universitat Leipzig, then appreciate the history behind Volkerschlachtdenkmal, then see the interesting displays at Museum in der Runden Ecke, and finally meet the residents at Zoo Leipzig.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Leipzig online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Leipzig in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Leipzig, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Bayreuth.
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Bayreuth, Germany — 2 nights

One of Germany’s most prolific centers for the arts, Bayreuth today offers a rich mixture of history, both physical and cultural.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of New Castle, contemplate the long history of Richard Wagner Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Hermitage Castle (Altes Schloss Ermitage), and finally stroll around Eremitage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rosengarten, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bamberg Cathedral.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bayreuth online route planner.

You can drive from Leipzig to Bayreuth in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Marienplatz, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Munich journey planning website.

Getting from Bayreuth to Munich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Munich are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen) and Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg day trip app.

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Mayrhofen.
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Mayrhofen, Austria — 2 nights

Mayrhofen is a town in the Zillertal (Ziller river valley) in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 2nd (Tue), stroll through Mayrhofen, trek along Walking Trails, and then explore the activities along Schlegeisspeicher. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, then contemplate the waterfront views at Stillup Stausee, then take a memorable drive along Schlegeis Alpenstrasse, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Mayrhofen online journey builder.

You can drive from Salzburg to Mayrhofen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Mayrhofen sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Zell im Zillertal.
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Zell im Zillertal, Austria — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Durlaßboden Stausee, then admire the sheer force of Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), and then don't miss a visit to Gletscherblickalm Hochkrimml. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at Erlebnistherme Zillertal, let little ones run wild at Arena Coaster, then get outside with Zillertaler Hohenstrasse, and finally stroll around Spruce Tree Castle.

Plan trip to Zell im Zillertal with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Zell im Zillertal is just a stone's throw from Mayrhofen. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jenbach.
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Jenbach, Austria — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Wolfgang und St. Leonhard, then step into the grandiose world of Tratzberg Castle, and then learn more about the world around you at Jenbacher Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre St Notburga in Eben Und Notburga Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Jenbach online trip itinerary planner.

Jenbach is just a short distance from Zell im Zillertal. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 5 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Neustift im Stubaital (Stubaier Gletscher & Grawa Wasserfall), Stuibenfall (in Umhausen) and Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld (in Langenfeld). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, and enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm).

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck tour planning app.

Innsbruck is very close to Jenbach. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
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Poland travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.
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Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.
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Austria travel guide

4.6
Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
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.
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