15 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

15 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Danube Countries trip planner

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Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry to Split, Fly to Munich
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then admire the landmark architecture of Otto Wagner Pavillon Karlsplatz. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary builder site.

Los Angeles, USA to Vienna is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Vienna, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect little chillier with lows of 56°F in Vienna. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube Bank, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip site.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June in Budapest, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik and then wander the streets of Old Town. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited, then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Dubrovnik takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:

Hvar, Croatia

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, and then head off the coast to Jerolim. Here are some ideas for day two: cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydiving Tandem Hvar and then get great views at Spanish Fortress.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar itinerary builder site.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:

Munich, Germany

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Asamkirche, then admire the striking features of Frauenkirche, and finally explore the activities along English Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Munich sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Hvar to Munich takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Hvar in June, things will get little chillier in Munich: highs are around 72°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally don't miss a visit to Mozartplatz.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salzburg travel route planner.

Drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Old Royal Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Prague holiday app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

Berlin, Germany

— 2 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.
On the 20th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, then appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Tours · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21: