28 days in Czech Republic, Slovakia & Austria Itinerary

28 days in Czech Republic, Slovakia & Austria Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
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St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Kaprun, Austria
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
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Prague, Czech Republic — 5 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.
Get some historical perspective at St. Vitus Cathedral and Staromestske namesti. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lesser Town and Prague Astronomical Clock. Change things up with these side-trips from Prague: Kutna Hora (Bohemian Museum of Silver, Sedlec Ossuary, &more). Spend the 1st (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, and examine the collection at Lobkowicz Palace.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary builder website.

Edinburgh, UK to Prague is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Cesky Krumlov.
Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wildlife
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then contemplate the long history of Minorite Monastery, and finally step into the grandiose world of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

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Getting from Prague to Cesky Krumlov by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 5 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Devin Castle and Blue Church of St. Elizabeth. Michalska Brana and Old Town Hall will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Bratislava: VINO MRVA & STANKO (in Trnava), Cerveny Kamen Castle (in Cerveny Kamen) and Dolna Krupa Castle (in Dolna Krupa). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), and shop like a local with Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bratislava driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Bratislava in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vienna.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries
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Vienna, Austria — 6 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste and Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide. Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and Karlskirche are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Leopold Museum, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vienna driving holiday planner.

Drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Vienna sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can fly to St. Anton am Arlberg.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Lech-Oberlech Tobbagon Run and then hit the slopes at Ski Arlberg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): stroll through St. Anton, hit the slopes at Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, and then hit the slopes at Skirunde Der Weisse Ring.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the St. Anton am Arlberg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to St. Anton am Arlberg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.
Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Innsbruck, Austria — 3 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Popular historic sites such as Altstadt von Innsbruck and Maria-Theresien-Strasse are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dom zu St. Jakob and The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Obergurgl-Hochgurgl (in Obergurgl), Hintertuxer Gletscher (in Hintertux) and Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Rosshutte and take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Innsbruck trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from St. Anton am Arlberg to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Kaprun.
Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Kaprun, Austria — 2 nights

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Schmittenhohe and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kitzsteinhorn. On your second day here, stroll through Gletscherweg Innergschloss.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Kaprun road trip site.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Kaprun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Innsbruck, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kaprun, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails
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Salzburg, Austria — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get in touch with nature at Obertauern Ski Resort and Untersberg. Get some historical perspective at Salzburg Cathedral and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). Step out of Salzburg with an excursion to Gollinger Wasserfall in Golling an der Salzach--about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Haus der Natur, take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kaprun to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In February, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Czech Republic travel guide

4.4
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.

Slovakia travel guide

3.9
Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.

Austria travel guide

4.6
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.