28 days in Venice, Bolzano & Central Europe Itinerary

28 days in Venice, Bolzano & Central Europe Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Bolzano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Tatra National Park, Poland
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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 27th (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Riva degli Schiavoni, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then admire the masterpieces at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Mocenigo, and finally learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon, wander the streets of Campo Santa Margherita, explore the world behind art at Palazzo Grassi, make a trip to Campo della Salute, then appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria del Giglio (Zobenigo).

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in June, you will find days in Venice are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bolzano.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Bolzano, Italy

— 2 nights

Gateway to Dolomites

South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
On the 29th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Walther Von der Vogelweide, explore the world behind art at Tesoro Del Duomo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Via della Mostra, then don't miss a visit to Fontana di Nettuno, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Sacro Cuore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giorgio in Weggenstein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Sportler, get engrossed in the history at BAS - Opfer fur die Freiheit, then learn about winemaking at Weingut Loacker, then get engrossed in the history at BZ '18-'45: Un monumento, una citta, due dittature, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Di Bolzano.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bolzano day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Venice to Bolzano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Bolzano sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bolzano

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Johannes am Imberg and Sebastianskirche. Step off the beaten path and head to The Sound of Music Trail and Kapuzinerkloster. Go for a jaunt from Salzburg to Abtenau to see Dachser Wasserfall about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Salzburger Weihnachtsmuseum, take in the waterfront at Kaipromenade, stroll the grounds of Sebastiansfriedhof, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Blasius Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bolzano to Salzburg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bolzano in June, things will get a bit cooler in Salzburg: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 3 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Burgruine Duernstein and St. Michael's Church. Do your shopping at Manner Shop and Galerie Krinzinger. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Karikaturmuseum (in Krems an der Donau) and Castle Grafenegg (in Grafenegg). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, examine the collection at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malteserkirche.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 3 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Latran houses, then steep yourself in history at Minorite Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Vitus, and finally make a trip to Museum Fotoatelier Seidel. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Holasovice, sample the tasty concoctions at Budweiser Brewery (Budejovicky Budvar), explore the world behind art at Dum StEpanka Netolickeho, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Schwarzenberska Hrobka, and finally get great views at Radnicni vez.

Plan my day in Cesky Krumlov using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 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.
Czech Repubrick and Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Vridelni kolonada and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. When in Prague, make a side trip to see Loket Castle in Loket, approximately Loket away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, examine the collection at Karel Zeman Museum, admire the natural beauty at The Vrtba Garden, and have fun and explore at Muzeum Smyslů.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague journey maker site.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

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.
Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja) and Szeroka Street will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kanonicza and Cricoteka - Centre for Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Isaac Synagogue (Synagoga Izaaka), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Cross, and view the masterpieces at Galleries Coco Art.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Krakow attractions planner.

You can fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tatra National Park.

Things to do in Krakow

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Tatra National Park, Poland

— 3 nights
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get outside with Orla Perc Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Szczyt Mnich. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Tatrzański Park Narodowy, then take in the awesome beauty at Rysy, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rysy Peak, and finally explore the activities along The Black Pond.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Tatra National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Tatra National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Tatra National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral and Visegrad Citadel. Step off the beaten path and head to Budapest Pinball Museum and The Basilica. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Eger (Eger Castle & Valley of the Beautiful Women) and Zugfozde Palinka Museum (in Visegrad). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Aeropark Budapest, have some family-friendly fun at Invisible Exhibition, get a taste of the local shopping with Koller Gallery, and make a trip to 3d Gallery Budapest.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Tatra National Park to Budapest with the Route module. July in Budapest sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips