60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

60 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
2
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
3
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
4
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 3 nights
5
Munich, Germany
— 6 nights
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 6 nights
7
Vienna, Austria
— 7 nights
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 7 nights
9
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
10
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
11
Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights

2
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain and then explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva online visit planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Geneva is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in March, with highs in Geneva at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Freddie Mercury Statue, Chateau de Chillon, Cathedrale de Lausanne
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Matterhorn and Sunnegga. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, explore the activities along Leisee, take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, and make a trip to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zermatt route maker app.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise

4
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lucerne: Trümmelbachfälle (in Lauterbrunnen), Zurich (Old Town & Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich) and Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Lucerne trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Lucerne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Zurich, Trümmelbachfälle, Grindelwald-First, Heidi's Photo Chalet
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Zugspitze and Partnachklamm. Explore Garmisch-Partenkirchen's surroundings by going to Pilgrimage Church of Wies (in Steingaden), Altstadt von Fuessen (in Fussen) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Schloss Linderhof, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Altstadt von Fuessen, Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site and Deutsches Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: Nuremberg (Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, Kaiserburg Nurnberg, &more) and Konigssee (in Schoenau am Koenigssee). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich driving holiday planning website.

Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Garmisch-Partenkirchen, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Munich, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Nuremberg, Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Konigssee
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site ©
Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

6
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Haus der Natur and Salzburg Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Element3 Ski School (in Kitzbuhel) and Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and get a taste of the local shopping with Alte furst-erzbischofliche Hofapotheke.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salzburg sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. March in Salzburg sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Element3 Ski School, Kitzsteinhorn
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Haus der Natur ©
Haus der Natur
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rathaus and Rathausplatz. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and browse the collection at State Hall of the Austrian National Library.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vienna holiday maker website.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Vienna are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

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

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hradcany and Lesser Town. Step out of Prague with an excursion to St Barbara's Church in Kutna Hora--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, pause for some photo ops at Franz Kafka Monument, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

St Barbara's Church
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Hradcany ©
Hradcany

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Großer Tiergarten and Gendarmenmarkt. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: The Dresden Zwinger (in Dresden) and Sanssouci Palace (in Potsdam). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Berlin journey maker site.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

The Dresden Zwinger, Sanssouci Palace
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

3
nights
Hamburg, Germany

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Port of Hamburg. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of St. Michael's Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, and don't miss a visit to Rathausmarkt.

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Getting from Berlin to Hamburg by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hamburg are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Walking tours
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Port of Hamburg ©
Port of Hamburg

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Spas and Wawel Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim (about 1h 5 min away). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, don't miss a visit to The Ghetto Heroes Square, wander the streets of Stare Miasto, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle.

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Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Krakow takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to 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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St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica
Spas
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to E-Exit Escape Game and Liberty Statue. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

Fly from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Krakow in April: highs in Budapest hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
E-Exit Escape Game ©
E-Exit Escape Game

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