13 days in Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

13 days in Czech Republic & Austria Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, visit Lesser Town, and get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Prague road trip planning site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Prague is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Prague is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in November, things will get colder in Prague: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 11:

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 1 night
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.
On the 12th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Latran houses, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then learn the secrets of beer at Wiseman Free Tour, and finally step into the grandiose world of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov trip maker.

You can drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): make a trip to Mozartplatz, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), 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 other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:

Innsbruck, Austria

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 15th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck day trip app.

Getting from Salzburg to Innsbruck by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
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Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, walk around Prater, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Innsbruck to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:

Czech Republic travel guide

4.3
Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.