18 days in Central Europe Itinerary

18 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

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: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest attractions planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Budapest is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Budapest is minus 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Budapest at 5°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

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.
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, admire the landmark architecture of Rathaus, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vienna online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Must see
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6
Belvedere Palace ©
Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 8th (Tue), examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Salzburg Cathedral ©
Architectural Building
Salzburg Cathedral
4.6

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

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 10th (Thu): get curious at Deutsches Museum, contemplate the long history of Asamkirche, then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and finally admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, then explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and then take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Munich, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Highlights from your trip
Munich Residenz ©
Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
Marienplatz ©
Landmark
Marienplatz
4.7
Deutsches Museum ©
Science Museum
Deutsches Museum
4.2

1
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Nuremberg, Germany

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, steep yourself in history at Albrecht Durer's House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sebaldus Church, then explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Germanisches Nationalmuseum.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Nuremberg online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Nuremberg

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3
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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, get great views at Petřín, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Prague attractions planner.

Drive from Nuremberg to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December in Prague, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
Charles Bridge
Must see
Charles Bridge
4.6
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

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: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and make a trip to East Side Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin day trip website.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

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©
Must see
Walking tours
4.8
Brandenburg Gate ©
Monument
Brandenburg Gate
4.6
Reichstag Building ©
Government Building
Reichstag Building
4.6

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