16 days in Austria & Czech Republic Itinerary

16 days in Austria & Czech Republic Itinerary

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Fly to Vienna, Train to Brno
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Brno, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Brno, Czech Republic — 3 nights

A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
Venture out of the city with trips to Muzeum Zelezne Opony (in Valtice), Zamek Lednice (in Lednice) and Moravian Karst (in Blansko). There's still lots to do: get outside with Svaty Kopecek v Mikulove, admire the striking features of Villa Tugendhat, get great views at Old Town Hall - Tourist Information Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brno day trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Brno is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Brno due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get colder in Brno: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kutna Hora.
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Kutna Hora, Czech Republic — 2 nights

A prosperous silver-mining center during medieval times, Kutna Hora features a well-preserved old town (it's a World Heritage Site) famed for its blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Chocolate Museum & Chocolaterie Kutna Hora, see the interesting displays at Bohemian Museum of Silver, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Barbara's Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral of Assumption, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sedlec Ossuary.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kutna Hora day trip tool.

You can drive from Brno to Kutna Hora in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Kutna Hora, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and browse the collection at Strahov Monastery.

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You can drive from Kutna Hora to Prague in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus and then shop like a local with Getreidegasse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; 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 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt, Austria — 2 nights

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get great views at 5 Fingers, then take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, and then explore the activities along Hallstatter See. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Hallstatt, then don't miss a visit to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and finally don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt visit app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Albertina.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Czech Republic travel guide

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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.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
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.
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