12 days in Germany, Austria & Czech Republic Itinerary

12 days in Germany, Austria & Czech Republic Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Fussen, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights

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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Sisi Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vienna route builder tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Vienna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in January; daily highs in Vienna reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, then make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt route planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): examine the collection at BMW Welt, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then admire the striking features of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Munich road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Munich sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fussen.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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Fussen, Germany

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
On the 29th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Fuessen, contemplate the long history of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fussen online trip planner.

Getting from Munich to Fussen by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein, Pilgrimage Church of Wies
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen

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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.
On the 30th (Mon), snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague day trip app.

Drive from Fussen to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. On the 1st (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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