60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Innsbruck, Austria
— 5 nights
4
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
6
Bled, Slovenia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
9
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Cairo, Egypt

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Mt Pilatus, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and wander the streets of Old Town.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich online trip itinerary planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Zurich is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Zurich is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Cairo in July, things will get little chillier in Zurich: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Aare River (in Bern) and The Eiger Trail (in Grindelwald). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Interlaken visit planner .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Aare River, The Eiger Trail
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail

5
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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: Achensee (in Maurach), Stillup Stausee (in Mayrhofen) and Badestrand Achensee Nord (in Achenkirch). And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Freibad Wildschonau, take in the dramatic scenery at Wasserfall Hart, explore the activities along Schlegeisspeicher, and admire the striking features of Dom zu St. Jakob.

For maps and other tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Innsbruck takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Munich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Achensee, Freibad Wildschonau, Hintertux Schleierwasserfall, Pfarrkirche Fulpmes, Stillup Stausee
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Badestrand Achensee Nord ©
Badestrand Achensee Nord
Freibad Wildschonau ©
Freibad Wildschonau
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

5
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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.
Take a break from Munich with a short trip to Schloss Neuschwanstein in Hohenschwangau, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, don't miss a visit to Restaurant und Biergarten am Chinesischen Turm, and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Munich by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Munich are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

5
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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut) and Hallstatter See (in Hallstatt). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Munich to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Grossglockner, Hallstatter See, Grossglockner High Alpine Road
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

4
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Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: River Rafting & Tubing (in Bovec) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Bled, hike along Vintgar Gorge, take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Mikame, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bled tour itinerary website .

You can drive from Salzburg to Bled in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Lake Bohinj
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

6
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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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, find something for the whole family at Prater, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary site .

Getting from Bled to Vienna by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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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, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Katedrala Svateho Vita, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip planner .

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Fun & Games
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Go for a jaunt from Berlin to Dresden to see Zwinger about 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at Topographie des Terrors.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Berlin online trip builder .

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zwinger
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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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 museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, tee off at Olympic Golf Club, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and putt your heart out at Time Machine Minigolf.

Before you visit Warsaw, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Berlin to Warsaw in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

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Krakow, Poland

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.
Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow trip planner .

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. August in Krakow sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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Budapest, Hungary

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, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip builder tool .

Getting from Krakow to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Food Tours
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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