25 days in Italy, Austria & Eastern Europe Itinerary

25 days in Italy, Austria & Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Start: Berlin, Germany
Bus:  4 h 45 min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  6 h
2
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Bus:  6 h
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
4
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h 30 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
9
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
10
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Madrid, Spain


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3
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, wander the streets of Lesser Town, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

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Berlin, Germany to Prague is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

4
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.
Step out of Krakow to go to Oswiecim and see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, take a stroll through Stare Miasto, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Krakow vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Krakow are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Krakow to Budapest by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Budapest are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and then get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bratislava route planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Vienna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum der Moderne Monchsberg, and get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle.

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You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Venice by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In February, Venice is somewhat warmer than Salzburg - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

1
night
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, thenstroll the grounds of Camposanto, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Baptistery of St. John, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa road trip website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, thenexplore the galleries of Vatican Museums, and then make a trip to Spanish Steps.

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Traveling by train from Pisa to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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