16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Singapore, Singapore

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection, take in the exciting artwork at ARTBOX.GALLERY, then examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, buy something for everyone on your list at Hauptbahnhof, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Flohmarkt Burkliplatz.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary planning app.

Singapore, Singapore to Zurich is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Zurich, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Zurich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Zurich

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Altstadt Luzern
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Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection ©
Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection

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Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 18th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. On your second day here, look for gifts at Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin, then see a show at KulturBrauerei, then wander the streets of Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin road trip app.

Fly from Zurich to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Tours Museums
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Walking tours
Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin ©
Korsettmanufaktur TO.mTO Berlin
KulturBrauerei ©
KulturBrauerei

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Artel or Koruna Palace. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and have fun and explore at Gallery of Steel Figures.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Artel ©
Artel
A|X Praha Palladium ©
A|X Praha Palladium

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt, make a trip to Marienplatz, then buy something for everyone on your list at Lodenfrey Muenchen am Dom, and finally look for gifts at Ingo Maurer Showroom.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Munich route planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Munich sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping
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Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
Ingo Maurer Showroom ©
Ingo Maurer Showroom
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

1
night
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 24th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, then take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at EUROPARK.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg attractions planner.

Getting from Munich to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Getreidegasse ©
Getreidegasse
EUROPARK ©
EUROPARK

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the wide array of goods at Meinl am Graben, then admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally view the masterpieces at Dorotheum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): shop like a local with Mariahilfer Strasse, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, then wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt, and finally stop by Altmann & Kühne.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Vienna using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Vienna Naschmarkt ©
Vienna Naschmarkt
Graben and Kohlmarkt ©
Graben and Kohlmarkt

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Central Market Hall and Vaci Street. There's lots more to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, and get a taste of the local shopping with Koller Gallery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Budapest online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Shopping Historic Sites Spas
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Central Market Hall ©
Central Market Hall
Thermal Spas
Vaci Street ©
Vaci Street

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