16 days in Austria, Munich & Eastern Europe Itinerary

16 days in Austria, Munich & Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Brno, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): walk around English Garden, then get curious at Deutsches Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Munich route maker.

George Town, Malaysia to Munich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from George Town to Munich, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from George Town in November, with highs in Munich at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Prague.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Prague, Czech Republic — 1 night

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 23rd (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brno.
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Brno, Czech Republic — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Spilberk Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Tugendhat, then make a trip to Old Town Hall - Tourist Information Centre, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brno trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Prague to Brno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Brno can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 2 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.
On the 25th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then make a trip to Heldenplatz, then examine the collection at Hofburg, and finally explore the world behind art at Albertina. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, and then make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Before you visit Vienna, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Brno to Vienna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In November in Vienna, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 1 night

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.
On the 27th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, then take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck, and finally take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town.

Before you visit Bratislava, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Bratislava sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

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.
On the 28th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, then contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa. On the next day, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, make a trip to Shoes on the Danube Bank, contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip builder website.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Shopping
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Bled, Slovenia — 1 night

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 30th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bled online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bled takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt, Austria — 1 night

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 1st (Thu): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Hallstatt, then take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Old Town.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Hallstatt itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Bled to Hallstatt in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 2nd (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg.

Plan trip to Salzburg with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Hallstatt to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Salzburg are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 1 night

On the 3rd (Sat), see the interesting displays at BMW Museum, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, then ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, then admire the striking features of Frauenkirche, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich day trip tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

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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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