13-Day Road Trip in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic from Vienna to Munich, Zurich, Stuttgart, Plzeň, Berlin, and Prague

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Embark on an unforgettable 13-day multi-country road trip across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic! If traveling through picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the captivating cultures of destinations like Vienna, Munich, Zurich, and Plzeň sounds like your idea of a great vacation, this iconic European tour is for you.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 4 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 4 nights in Austria, 3 nights in Germany, 2 nights in Switzerland, and 3 nights in the Czech Republic.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Austria, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Vienna and begin your adventure from there. Explore Vienna, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of Germany. Immerse yourself in the allure of Munich, Stuttgart, Dresden, and Berlin, where every street tells a story.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Switzerland. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Zurich, and Neuhausen.

As your Euro trip unfolds, you'll find yourself in the Czech Republic. The Czech Republic offers a multitude of experiences to explore in destinations like Plzeň, and Prague.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Munich’s Olympiapark and Zurich's iconic Lindenhof. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Throughout your tour, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, ranging from 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy! Embark on a quest for a rare souvenir in each destination. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 13-day self-drive adventure in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail. This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries on one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Flights, economy included
Hotel, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Neuhausen
Panoramic view of historic Zurich city center with famous Fraumunster, Grossmunster and St. Peter and river Limmat at Lake Zurich on a sunny day with clouds in summer, Canton of Zurich, SwitzerlandZurich / 2 nights
Aerial view on Marienplatz town hall and Frauenkirche in Munich, Germany.Munich / 1 night
Photo of Tuebingen in the Stuttgart city ,Germany Colorful house in riverside and blue sky. Stuttgart / 1 night
Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 4 nights
Photo of scenic summer view of the Old Town architecture with Elbe river embankment in Dresden, Saxony, Germany.Dresden
Berlin cityscape with Berlin cathedral and Television tower, Germany.Berlin / 1 night
Plzeňský kraj - region in Czech RepublicPlzeň-City District / 1 night
Praha -  in CzechiaPrague / 2 nights

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Photo of aerial view of Berlin skyline with famous TV tower at Alexanderplatz  at sunset, Germany.Alexanderplatz
Photo of aerial view of Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral under clear Blue sunny sky ,Czech.Prague Castle
Photo of scenic aerial sunset on the architecture of the Old Town Pier and Charles Bridge over the Vltava River in Prague, Czech.Charles Bridge
Photo of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on a sunny day, Germany.Brandenburg Gate
Photo of aerial view of Schonbrunn Palace is a major tourist attraction in Vienna, Austria.Schönbrunn Palace
Photo of Munich skyline with Marienplatz town hall in Germany.Marienplatz
Photo of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Vienna, Austria.St Stephen's Cathedral
Photo of aerial view of Old Town Square in Prague, Czech republic.Old Town Square
Photo of famous St. Vitus Cathedral Prague, Czech Republic on a Sunny evening.St Vitus Cathedral
Photo of Rhine Falls or Rheinfall, Switzerland panoramic aerial view.Rhine Falls
English Garden, Bezirksteil Alte Heide - Hirschau, Schwabing-Freimann, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyEnglish Garden
Photo of aerial view of Olympiapark in German city Munich which hosted olympic games at 1972.Olympiapark
Photo of the Belvedere Palace in Vienna, Austria.Belvedere Palace Chapel
Victuals Market, Bezirksteil Angerviertel, Altstadt-Lehel, Munich, Bavaria, GermanyVictuals Market
Schönbrunn_Palace_parkSchönbrunn Palace Park
Photo of Prague Old Town Square Czech Republic, sunrise city skyline at Astronomical Clock Tower.Prague Astronomical Clock
Photo of amazing red deers in Prague zoo.Prague Zoo
Photo of panoramic view at the Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany.Potsdamer Platz
Photo of a yellow pavillion in the Schonbrunn tiergarten zoological garden in Vienna, Austria.Tiergarten Schönbrunn
Photo of Vienna State Opera house in Austria on a sunny day.Vienna State Opera
Photo of Graffiti at the East Side Gallery in Berlin, Germany, the East Side Gallery is the longest preserved stretch of the Berlin wall.East Side Gallery
Photo of Hofburg palace on St. Michael square (Michaelerplatz), Vienna, Austria.Hofburg Palace
Photo of famous Zwinger palace (Der Dresdner Zwinger) Art Gallery of Dresden, Saxrony, Germany.Zwinger
Photo of St. Martin rotunda, Vysehrad, Prague, Czech Republic.Vyšehrad
Photo of Dancing House of Prague, (called Ginger and Fred) in New Town in Prague, Czech Republic.Dancing House
Photo of Spectacular modern architecture and home of Museum Mercedes-Benz Welt in Stuttgart, Germany.Mercedes-Benz Museum
Photo of "Rheintor" (River Rhine Gate) with the former Customs House was the entrance gate to Linz and to "Schloßplatz" (Castle Square) with its half-timbered houses.Schloßplatz
Lennon WallLennon Wall
Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, KG Leopoldstadt, Leopoldstadt, Vienna, AustriaViennese Giant Ferris Wheel
Museum of Natural History Vienna, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaMuseum of Natural History Vienna
Photo of the Museumsquartier or MQ or Museums Quartier is an area in the centre of Vienna, Austria.MuseumsQuartier
photo of view of Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in the evening, Berlin Germany., Germany,Stuttgart Wilhelma
Photo of beautiful colorful flower clock in Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria.Stadtpark
Photo of the landscape of the Zurich zoo, Switzerland.Zürich Zoo
HeldenplatzHeldenplatz
photo of view of The view of Hundertwasser house in Vienna, Austria.Hundertwasserhaus
photo of view of DRESDEN, GERMANY - June 15, 2019: The famous opera house Semperoper in Dresden after a concert after sunset,Saxony  germany.Semperoper Dresden
Photo of bridge at Limmatquai in the city center of Zurich, Switzerland. People on the background. Seen from Lindenhof hill.Lindenhof
Column of Pest (Column of The Trinity), Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaColumn of Pest (Column of The Trinity)
Old Masters Picture Gallery, Innere Altstadt, Altstadt, Dresden, Saxony, GermanyOld Masters Picture Gallery
Photo of Grossmünster Romanesque-style Protestant church in Zürich, Switzerland.Grossmünster
Photo of Swiss National Museum or Landesmuseum in Zurich, Switzerland.Swiss National Museum
photo of Zurich Kunsthaus, Switzerland. The Kunsthaus Zurich houses one of the most important art museums in Switzerland and Europe.Kunsthaus Zürich
photo of FIFA Museum in Zurich, Switzerland.FIFA Museum
photo of Arboretum Zürich in Switzerland.Arboretum Zürich
Maria-Theresa Memorial

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Day 1

Day 1 – Vienna - arrival day

  • Vienna - Arrival day
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  • Column of Pest (Column of The Trinity)
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Vienna in Austria. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Vienna for 3 nights.

Catch an early flight to Austria to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Vienna before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Vienna is the magnificent Column of Pest. Around 10,504 visitors have rated this excellent sightseeing destination and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Vienna. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Vienna. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Begin your culinary exploration in Vienna by securing a reservation at Amador. This renowned restaurant holds 3 Michelin star and offers an exceptional menu of creative, and contemporary cuisine. For another dining delight, visit Mraz & Sohn, celebrated for its delectable creative menu. This acclaimed 2-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. Looking for a different experience? Discover Steirereck im Stadtpark, a top local spot known for its tantalizing creative, and contemporary menu. With a 2-star Michelin recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure.

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at Tapete Bar, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting. Alternatively, Star Inn Hotel Wien Schönbrunn offers a welcoming atmosphere for easing into the nightlife. Similarly, Kruger’s American Bar provides an excellent environment for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

Your multi-country road trip in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 22 km, 1 hour 20 min

  • Stadtpark
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
  • Hundertwasserhaus
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
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Wake up and see what day 2 of your great European road trip in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic has in store for you! You will be staying in Vienna for 2 nights before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Stadtpark is a travelers’ favorite in Vienna, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 27,605 visitors.

In Vienna, don’t miss Schönbrunn Palace, a great château and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 147,071 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Vienna off your list when you visit the wonderful Belvedere Palace Chapel. This popular sight is an outstanding chapel, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 67,468 travelers.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding Hundertwasserhaus. This multiple dwellings and place of interest has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 21,195 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, the fantastic Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel awaits. This sightseeing destination is a tourist hot spot, garnering an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 38,136 visitors.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic by rewarding yourself with a taste of Vienna’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Make sure to book a table at Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, a popular restaurant in Vienna. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Alternatively, experience a taste of Vienna at Restaurant Ofenloch, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Flanagans. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Vienna tonight.

Keep the evening going at Miranda Bar, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Josef Cocktailbar, which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks. Another option is Roberto American Bar II, which provides an inviting environment for unwinding after a busy day out.

Take in the ambiance of Vienna as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Vienna

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Drive 5 km, 38 min

  • Hofburg Palace
  • Heldenplatz
  • Maria-Theresa Memorial
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
  • MuseumsQuartier
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Day 3 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Vienna. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 1 night more before hitting the road again.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Hofburg Palace. This outstanding castle and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 47,614 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Hofburg Palace is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Heldenplatz is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This park and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,255 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing point of interest, Maria-Theresa Memorial. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 24,354 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated Museum of Natural History Vienna, an outstanding castle, is one place you should visit while in Vienna considering its average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 33,817 travelers.

Explore the magnificent MuseumsQuartier and discover what makes this local art museum and wonder one of the best attractions in Vienna. This popular sightseeing destination enjoys a rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 from 30,351 travelers.

As the sun sets on day 3 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Vienna's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Austria to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Vienna has them.

Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Puerstner, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Vollpension? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Zum Schwarzen Kameel as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Vienna.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at Bar. Alternatively, go to Loos American Bar, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Brandauer Bierstube provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

As the night falls in Vienna, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Vienna, and Munich

  • Munich
  • Vienna
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Drive 441 km, 5 hours 11 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 4 of your multi-country journey across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Vienna in Austria. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Munich where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

A tour of Vienna is not complete without a visit to the famous St. Stephen's Cathedral. This incredible catholic cathedral and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 105,471 travelers.

Make the most of your Vienna travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Schönbrunn Palace. This château and unique destination is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 54,108 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Tiergarten Schönbrunn for an experience worth remembering. This local zoo and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 51,059 visitors.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Munich of your choice.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy the lively vibes in central Munich. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic.

Start your culinary exploration in Munich by securing a reservation at Atelier. This renowned restaurant holds 2 Michelin star and offers an exceptional menu of creative french cuisine. For another dining delight, visit EssZimmer, celebrated for its delectable modern french, and creative menu. This acclaimed 2-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. Looking for a different experience? Discover Alois - Dallmayr Fine Dining, a top local spot known for its tantalizing creative, and modern menu. With a 2-star Michelin recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure.

After your delicious meal, get a taste of the vibrant nightlife with a visit to Garçon, known for its inviting atmosphere. Zephyr Bar is another great option if you’re looking for a place to get the night started. Similarly, Holy Spirit 1 Bar provides a great setting to enjoy the night away.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Munich, and Zurich

  • Zurich
  • Munich
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Drive 327 km, 3 hours 55 min

  • Marienplatz
  • Victuals Market
  • English Garden
  • Olympiapark
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On day 5 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Munich in Germany. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Zurich, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated square and attraction in Munich — Marienplatz. About 119,529 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The popular Viktualienmarkt is another top sight in Munich that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved sightseeing destination in the area, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 58,600 visitors.

English Garden is a spectacular park and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Munich, earning an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 61,807 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent Olympiapark. Because of its allure and charm, around 69,929 visitors have rated this attraction and olympic park an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Zurich. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Zurich. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Begin your culinary exploration in Zurich by securing a reservation at Widder Restaurant. This renowned restaurant holds 2 Michelin star and offers an exceptional menu of modern french, and contemporary cuisine. For another dining delight, visit IGNIV Zürich by Andreas Caminada, celebrated for its delectable sharing, and modern menu. This acclaimed 2-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. Looking for a different experience? Discover The Restaurant, a top local spot known for its tantalizing creative, and modern menu. With a 2-star Michelin recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, Widder Bar stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Rio Bar offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. CP First - Cocktailbar & Lounge is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

Take in the ambiance of Zurich as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Zurich

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Drive 12 km, 53 min

  • Zürich Zoo
  • Arboretum Zürich
  • FIFA Museum
  • Swiss National Museum
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On day 6, you will wake up in Zurich with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Zurich before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic.

Something that makes Zurich the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding zoo, Zürich Zoo. This local gem has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 26,599 visitors.

The famous Arboretum Zürich is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Zurich's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 2,823 travelers have rated this incredible arboretum and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Zurich is also home to the extraordinary FIFA Museum, which boasts a 4.3 out of 5 star rating in 4,523 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Swiss National Museum. With an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from a total of 8,221 reviews, a visit to this wonderful organization and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Zurich’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic.

Savor the flavors at Cantinetta Antinori, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, El Lokal beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Aurora. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Zurich tonight.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Eldorado offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Gotthard Bar is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. La Stanza is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Zurich, Neuhausen, and Stuttgart

  • Stuttgart
  • Zurich
  • Neuhausen
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Drive 224 km, 3 hours 4 min

  • Lindenhof
  • Grossmünster
  • Kunsthaus Zürich
  • Rhine Falls
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 7 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Zurich in Switzerland. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Stuttgart, your home for 1 night.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Zurich is the magnificent Lindenhof. Around 11,519 visitors have rated this excellent square and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Grossmünster on this leg of your adventure in Switzerland. This attraction is a well-known church building that has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 8,428 travelers.

The remarkable Kunsthaus Zürich is known to be one of the best places to visit in Zurich, and its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,760 traveler reviews is proof. Attracting more than 382,603 visitors in a single year, it's clear that the wonderful Kunsthaus Zürich is a perfect add-on to your itinerary.

Set your GPS to Neuhausen and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 43 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Neuhausen beckons with new experiences!

A tour of Neuhausen is not complete without a visit to the famous Rhine Falls. This incredible waterfall and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 71,797 travelers.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Stuttgart.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Stuttgart. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Germany in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

Experience a taste of local culinary excellence while in Stuttgart by securing a table at Der Zauberlehrling. Esteemed as a much-enjoyed 1-star Michelin restaurant, it features an exceptional creative menu. For an alternative taste experience, visit Speisemeisterei, famous for its scrumptious creative, and innovative dishes. This 2-star Michelin venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Looking for another choice? Discover Ritzi Gourmet, a local favorite celebrated for its exquisite creative french, and modern cuisine in Stuttgart. Located in the heart of the city, this 1-star Michelin restaurant is an ideal pick for creative french, and modern cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences.

After savoring a delicious meal, step into the vibrant nightlife at Le petit Coq, where the evening is just getting started. In the same way, Jigger & Spoon offers a unique charm perfect for experiencing the local bar scene in Stuttgart. Schwarz Weiß Bar is another top-recommended bar that is sure to get you into the mood for some dancing and celebrating.

As the night falls in Stuttgart, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Stuttgart, and Plzeň

  • Plzeň-City District
  • Stuttgart
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Drive 401 km, 4 hours 43 min

  • Schloßplatz
  • Mercedes-Benz Museum
  • Wilhelma
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On day 8 of your multi-country road trip across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Stuttgart in Germany. In the evening, you’ll end up in Plzeň, where you will stay for 1 night.

In Stuttgart, the extraordinary Schloßplatz awaits. This attraction is a valued square that boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 41,914 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Stuttgart, which gets around 876,109 annual visits, is the spectacular Mercedes-Benz Museum. This attraction is an automobile museum that is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 43,234 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Wilhelma. This local zoo and wonder has an overall review score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 33,531 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Plzeň’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

As the sun sets on day 8 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Plzeň's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of the Czech Republic to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Plzeň has them.

Make sure to book a table at Raven Pub City, a popular restaurant in Plzeň. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Alternatively, experience a taste of Plzeň at Restaurace & Hotel U Salzmannů, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Parkan. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Plzeň tonight.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Francis - Beer Café, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of My Friends Bar, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Cafe la Rose, Ltd. Likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Plzeň, Dresden, and Berlin

  • Berlin
  • Dresden
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Drive 432 km, 5 hours 7 min

  • Semperoper Dresden
  • Old Masters Picture Gallery
  • Zwinger
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Dive into day 9 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. Today's main destinations are Dresden in Germany, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Berlin. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive towards Germany, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Dresden. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 51 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated opera house and attraction in Dresden — Semperoper. About 13,959 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The popular Old Masters Picture Gallery is another top sight in Dresden that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved art gallery in the area, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 7,695 visitors.

Zwinger is a spectacular palace and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Dresden, earning an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 49,853 enchanted visitors.

Take some time off from the road, it’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Berlin. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Berlin’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic.

Have a memorable dining experience in Berlin by booking a table at Rutz, renowned as a 3-star Michelin restaurant presenting an exceptional modern, and creative menu. For a different culinary experience, Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer shines as one of the top destinations known for its delicious creative cuisine in Berlin. This 2-star Michelin-awardee earns consistently high praises from previous guests, making it a must-visit addition to your holiday experience. If you're looking for an alternative, FACIL is known as a top local spot for its delicious creative, and contemporary cuisine in Berlin. This 2-star Michelin awardee is a highly recommended choice for an unforgettable meal.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Monkey Bar after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to BAR SAINT JEAN for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, Green Door Bar is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

Celebrate day 9 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Berlin, and Prague

  • Prague
  • Berlin
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Drive 352 km, 4 hours 24 min

  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • Alexanderplatz
  • East Side Gallery
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 10 of your multi-country journey across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Berlin in Germany. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Prague where you'll spend 2 nights of well-deserved relaxation.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Brandenburg Gate. This outstanding triumphal arch and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 162,714 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Brandenburg Gate is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Potsdamer Platz is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This square and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 60,557 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing square, Alexanderplatz. With an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 213,494 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated East Side Gallery, an outstanding triumphal arch, is one place you should visit while in Berlin considering its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 54,103 travelers.

Upon your arrival in Berlin, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Prague. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Prague boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of the Czech Republic.

As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at U Tellerů, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Restaurace U Bansethů is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Eska Restaurant and Bakery. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Prague tonight.

Keep the excitement of the evening going by going to a bar or two. Anonymous Shrink's Office is an excellent place to start. You could also check out Bar No. 7 - Prague, offering a different kind of charm. A last recommendation for the day is Kontakt Bar. This bar promises an enjoyable experience with tasty drinks and a vibrant setting.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Prague

  • Prague
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Drive 7 km, 1 hour 16 min

  • Prague Castle
  • St Vitus Cathedral
  • Lennon Wall
  • Charles Bridge
  • Dancing House
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Wake up and see what day 11 of your great European road trip in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic has in store for you! You will be staying in Prague for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated castle and attraction in Prague — Prague Castle. About 168,149 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The popular St. Vitus Cathedral is another top sight in Prague that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved catholic cathedral in the area, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 80,499 visitors.

Lennon Wall is a spectacular point of interest and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Prague, earning an impressive average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 38,840 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent Charles Bridge. Because of its allure and charm, around 161,313 visitors have rated this attraction and stone bridge an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

Discover the allure of Dancing House. Echoing its popularity, 54,043 travelers have awarded this famous office building and sightseeing spot an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Prague boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of the Czech Republic.

This renowned restaurant holds and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at Brasileiro Restaurant, an iconic dining spot in Prague. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Restaurant Meat Beer, a popular restaurant in Prague. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Restaurace Století, a hidden gem nestled in Prague. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Bowla Bar after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to The Saints for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, BeerGeek Bar is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Prague, and Vienna

  • Vienna
  • Prague
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Drive 352 km, 4 hours 10 min

  • Old Town Square
  • Prague Astronomical Clock
  • Prague Zoo
  • Vyšehrad
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On day 12 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Prague in the Czech Republic. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Vienna, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Old Town Square is a travelers’ favorite in Prague, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 103,679 visitors.

In Prague, don’t miss Prague Astronomical Clock, a great astronomical clock and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 62,538 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Prague off your list when you visit the wonderful Prague Zoo. This popular sight is an outstanding zoo, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 57,548 travelers. Approximately 1,445,126 people visit this attraction each year.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding Vyšehrad. This fortress and place of interest has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 46,225 reviews. It’s estimated that around 45,878 people come to admire it every year.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Vienna of your choice.

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Vienna. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Plachutta Wollzeile, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Blue Box? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Lebenbauer as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Vienna.

Cap off your dinner by heading to 1010 Bar Cafe Vienna, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand. Wunder-Bar is another bar that offers an enjoyable setting. Similarly, Roo Bar Australian Pub is also a popular place to go on a night out, perfect for relaxing and socializing.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic! Enjoy your evening in Vienna to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 13

Day 13 – Vienna - departure day

  • Vienna - Departure day
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  • Vienna State Opera
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On day 13 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Vienna before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

Explore local shops for souvenirs to remember your trip or find unique gifts for loved ones.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Vienna today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Vienna State Opera. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 50,516 visitors.

Get a last taste of Austria’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Vienna and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Kotor Vienna City bar, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Lugeck offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu.

The time has come to say farewell to Vienna for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 13-day European road trip in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic with fond memories. Safe travels!

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