60 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Pula, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry to Stari Grad, Taxi to Hvar
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Hvar, Croatia
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Bol, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 7 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 5 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany — 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get some cultural insight at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strandbad Tegeler See and Strandbar Mitte. The adventure continues: make a trip to East Side Gallery, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, stop by Boxoffberlin, and stroll around Kurfurstendamm.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin journey planner.

Chennai, India to Berlin is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Pula.
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Pula, Croatia — 2 nights

It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
On the 2nd (Sat), examine the collection at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, then see the interesting displays at Traktor Story, and then contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town. On your second day here, take a stroll through Old Town, stop by Ribica Atelier, then take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Sottomuro, then experience rural life at Kumparicka, and finally add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pula vacation planning app.

Drive from Berlin to Pula in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 5 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Clara Stones and Kokula Art and Craft Shop. Appreciate the collections at War Photo Limited and Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, approximately Cavtat away. Spend the 9th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: stop by Old Town, steep yourself in history at Walls of Dubrovnik, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lapad.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pula to Dubrovnik takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In September in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Korcula Town.
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Korcula Town, Croatia — 3 nights

Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Proizd Island. Head to Vapor gallery and Coral Shop Irenafor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luka Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Korcula Town Museum, and don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town journey app.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hvar.
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Hvar, Croatia — 5 nights

Croatian St. Tropez

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Forko souvenir shop and Malo Grablje. Get some cultural insight at Spanish Fortress and Franciscan Monastery. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on HvarBoats, enjoy the sand and surf at Pokonji Dol Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stroll through Dubovica Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hvar trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Korcula Town to Hvar by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bol.
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Bol, Croatia — 3 nights

An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions.
Get outdoors at Sumartin Beach and Lovrecina Bay. Go for a jaunt from Bol to Skrip to see The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bol trip planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Bol takes an hour. In September in Bol, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Split.
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Split, Croatia — 4 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get in touch with nature at Punta Rata Beach and Brela Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Diocletian's Palace and Old Split. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, browse the eclectic array of goods at Split Market, take a stroll through Riva Harbor, and stroll around Marjan Park.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Split trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Bol to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or take a bus. September in Split sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 5 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.
Shop till you drop at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and Egoist Royal Parfums. Appreciate the collections at Jewish Museum in Prague and Lobkowicz Palace. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, stop by Artel, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague road trip planning tool.

Getting from Split to Prague by car takes about 11 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in September, things will get little chillier in Prague: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 7 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 some cultural insight at Fisherman's Bastion and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Memento Park capture your imagination. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip app.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. September in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 5 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Orangery at Schoenbrunn Palace and Donau Cycle Path. Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Lake Neusiedl in Neusiedl am See, about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at MuseumsQuartier Wien, view the masterpieces at Dorotheum, and take a stroll through Mariahilfer Strasse.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vienna tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Vienna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 5 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get some cultural insight at Swarovski Kristallwelten and Schloss Ambras Innsbruck. Do your shopping at Speckeria and Kisslinger Kristall-Glas. Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Hexenwasser (in Soll), Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone (in Rattenberg) and Achensee (in Maurach). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), browse the eclectic array of goods at Markthalle, look for all kinds of wild species at Leutascher Geisterklamm, and steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Innsbruck tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Innsbruck takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Escape the urban bustle at Gollinger Wasserfall and Untersberg. Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress Hohensalzburg and Schloss Hellbrunn. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Franziskanerkirche, take in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, and get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Salzburg tour builder app.

Getting from Innsbruck to Salzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 5 nights

Village of a Million People

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.
You'll explore and learn at Munich Residenz and Glyptothek. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. Step out of Munich with an excursion to Schloss Neuschwanstein in Schwangau--about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, get curious at Deutsches Museum, get your bearings at Cultural Center (Kulturzentrum Gasteig), and admire the striking features of Frauenkirche.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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