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

AustriaSwitzerlandthe Czech RepublicGermany
Perfect travel plans
Everything included
Fully customizable

Description

Summary

Duration
12 days & 11 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
11 nights included
Car rental
12 days included
Flights
Economy included
Travel app
All vouchers, itinerary, & map

Description

Pack your bags and hit the road for the ultimate 12-day Euro trip extravaganza! This multi-country adventure through the Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany guarantees unforgettable experiences at every stop.

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 3 nights in Switzerland, 3 nights in Austria, 3 nights in the Czech Republic, and 2 nights in Germany.

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

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of Austria. Immerse yourself in the allure of Vienna, and Salzburg, where every street tells a story.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of the Czech Republic. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Plzeň, Karlštejn, and Prague.

As your Euro trip unfolds, you'll find yourself in Germany. Germany offers a multitude of experiences to explore in destinations like Stuttgart, and Munich.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Vienna’s St. Stephen's Cathedral and Plzeň's iconic Pilsner Urquell Brewery. In Stuttgart, marvel at the extraordinary Mercedes-Benz Museum. 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 Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany 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 12-day self-drive adventure in Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany. 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 Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany.

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

Read more

Included

Flights, economy included
Hotel, 11 nights
Rental car, 12 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Winterthur - city in SwitzerlandWinterthur
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 / 3 nights
Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg
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 / 3 nights
Plzeňský kraj - region in Czech RepublicPlzeň-City District / 1 night
Karlštejn
Praha -  in CzechiaPrague / 2 nights

Map

Attractions

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 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 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 Hofburg palace on St. Michael square (Michaelerplatz), Vienna, Austria.Hofburg Palace
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 Powder tower (Prasna Brana) and Municipal House (Obecni Dum) on Republic square, Prague, Czech Republic.Powder Tower
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
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 Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Summer, Salzburg castle in background.Mirabell Palace
Photo of the landscape of the Zurich zoo, Switzerland.Zürich Zoo
Photo of aerial view to The Karlstejn castle. Royal palace founded King Charles IV. Amazing gothic monument in Czech Republic.Karlštejn castle
Plzeň Zoo, Plzeň, okres Plzeň-město, Plzeňský kraj, Southwest, CzechiaDinoPark Plzeň
Photo of bridge at Limmatquai in the city center of Zurich, Switzerland. People on the background. Seen from Lindenhof hill.Lindenhof
Pilsner Urquell Brewery
MirabellgartenMirabellgarten
Photo of Grossmünster Romanesque-style Protestant church in Zürich, Switzerland.Grossmünster
Swiss Science Center Technorama, Oberwinterthur, Winterthur, Bezirk Winterthur, Zurich, SwitzerlandSwiss Science Center Technorama
Photo of St. Bartholomew's Cathedral in the main square of Plzen with blue sky and clouds in sunny day, Czech Republic.Cathedral of St Bartholomew
photo of Zurich Kunsthaus, Switzerland. The Kunsthaus Zurich houses one of the most important art museums in Switzerland and Europe.Kunsthaus Zürich
Photo of Zurich opera house and Sechselautenplatz town square view, largest city in Switzerland.Zürich Opera House
Uetliberg Lookout Tower, Stallikon, Bezirk Affoltern, Zurich, SwitzerlandUetliberg Lookout Tower
photo of aerial view of Uetliberg mountain in Zurich, Switzerland.Üetliberg
SalzhausSalzhaus
photo of Polybahn is a Swiss Transport in Zurich, Switzerland.Polybahn
Maria-Theresa Memorial

Flights
Yes
No

Round-trip
Economy
Round-trip
Economy

Travel details

Flights

Round-trip
Economy
Round-trip
Economy
Travel dates

Include flights?

Yes
No

Travelers

Rooms

Flights

Car
Yes
No

Stays

Personalize your itinerary

Day 1

Day 1 – Zurich - arrival day

  • Zurich - Arrival day
  • More
  • Polybahn
  • More

Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Zurich in Switzerland. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Zurich for 2 nights.

Catch an early flight to Switzerland to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Zurich 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.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Zurich, including the outstanding Polybahn. Having an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 712 reviews, this fascinating funicular and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Find your way to your hotel in Zurich. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in Switzerland. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

As the sun sets on day 1 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Zurich's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Switzerland 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, Zurich has them.

Experience a harmony of flavors at Widder Restaurant in Zurich by securing a reservation in advance. Known for its 2-star Michelin status, Widder Restaurant offers a delightful variety of dishes highlighting its delicious modern french, and contemporary menu. If you're seeking an alternative culinary experience, be sure to explore IGNIV Zürich by Andreas Caminada, a highly recommended restaurant known for its enticing sharing, and modern cuisine. This popular 2-star Michelin-awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Ready for another culinary adventure? Indulge your senses at The Restaurant, a highly acclaimed restaurant celebrated for its exceptional creative, and modern menu.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, why not delve into the vibrant local bar scene? You might want to spend the evening at Widder Bar, a well-loved spot among locals and tourists. Or, head to Rio Bar. This bar boasts a welcoming environment that is perfect for winding down. You could also continue your night at CP First - Cocktailbar & Lounge, another top-rated place in the area.

Your multi-country road trip in Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany 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.

Read more
Day 2

Day 2 – Zurich

  • Zurich
  • More

Drive 10 km, 46 min

  • Zürich Zoo
  • Kunsthaus Zürich
  • Grossmünster
  • Zürich Opera House
  • More

Wake up and see what day 2 of your great European road trip in Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany has in store for you! You will be staying in Zurich for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Zurich, including the outstanding Zürich Zoo. Having an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 26,599 reviews, this fascinating zoo and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Zurich is also home to the captivating Kunsthaus Zürich, a local art museum considered one of the highlights of the city. About 6,760 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.7 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity. Each year, up to 382,603 people include this sightseeing spot in their travel itineraries.

The extraordinary Grossmünster is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Zurich. This extraordinary church building and tourist hot spot boasts a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 8,428 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful Zürich Opera House will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing opera house and attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 6,349 reviews.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of Switzerland's delectable cuisine at one of Zurich's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

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

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

Celebrate day 2 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

Read more
Day 3

Day 3 – Zurich, Sellenbüren, Winterthur, Neuhausen, and Stuttgart

  • Stuttgart
  • Winterthur
  • Neuhausen
  • More

Drive 263 km, 3 hours 47 min

  • Üetliberg
  • Uetliberg Lookout Tower
  • Salzhaus
  • Swiss Science Center Technorama
  • Rhine Falls
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 3 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Sellenbüren 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.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Sellenbüren. This drive usually takes around 31 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Üetliberg is a travelers’ favorite in Sellenbüren, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,099 visitors.

In Sellenbüren, don’t miss Aussichtsturm Uetliberg - Top of Zurich, a great park and place to see in the hamlet. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,434 reviews.

Set your GPS to Winterthur and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 32 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Winterthur beckons with new experiences!

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated night club and attraction in Winterthur — Salzhaus. About 900 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The popular Swiss Science Center Technorama is another top sight in Winterthur that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved technology museum in the area, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 7,784 visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Neuhausen, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Winterthur to Neuhausen may take around 29 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Neuhausen, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated waterfall and attraction in Neuhausen — Rhine Falls. About 71,797 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

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

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Stuttgart’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 Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany.

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.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into Le petit Coq. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, Jigger & Spoon offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two. Don’t overlook Schwarz Weiß Bar, another top-rated bar in the area.

Take in the ambiance of Stuttgart 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!

Read more
Day 4

Day 4 – Stuttgart, and Plzeň

  • Plzeň-City District
  • Stuttgart
  • More

Drive 401 km, 4 hours 43 min

  • Schloßplatz
  • Mercedes-Benz Museum
  • Wilhelma
  • More

On day 4 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Stuttgart in Germany. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Plzeň, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Schloßplatz is a travelers’ favorite in Stuttgart, 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 41,914 visitors.

In Stuttgart, don’t miss Mercedes-Benz Museum, a great automobile museum and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 43,234 reviews. Going here means you’ll be in the great company of 876,109 other travelers who visit this attraction every year.

Check other top attractions in Stuttgart off your list when you visit the wonderful Wilhelma. This popular sight is an outstanding zoo, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 33,531 travelers.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Plzeň. 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.

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 Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany by rewarding yourself with a taste of Plzeň’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.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Raven Pub City, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Restaurace & Hotel U Salzmannů offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Pláž OSTENDE BOLEVÁK is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Plzeň.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at Francis - Beer Café. Alternatively, go to My Friends Bar, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Beer bar Pioneer provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

Celebrate day 4 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

Read more
Day 5

Day 5 – Plzeň, Karlštejn, and Prague

  • Prague
  • Plzeň-City District
  • Karlštejn
  • More

Drive 119 km, 2 hours 11 min

  • Cathedral of St Bartholomew
  • Pilsner Urquell Brewery
  • DinoPark Plzeň
  • Karlštejn castle
  • More

On day 5 of your multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany, 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 Plzeň in the Czech Republic. In the evening, you’ll end up in Prague, where you will stay for 2 nights.

In Plzeň, the extraordinary Cathedral of St. Bartholomew awaits. This attraction is a valued catholic cathedral that boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,897 travelers' reviews. Hosting around 50,412 visitors every year, the amazing Cathedral of St. Bartholomew is undoubtedly one of the top sights of the area.

Another of the best travel destinations in Plzeň is the spectacular Pilsner Urquell Brewery. This attraction is a sightseeing destination that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 9,276 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing DinoPark Plzeň. This local dinosaur park and wonder has an overall review score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 17,031 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Karlštejn. This car ride takes around 1 hour 5 min.

In Karlštejn, the extraordinary Karlštejn castle awaits. This attraction is a valued castle that boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 23,287 travelers' reviews. Hosting around 104,409 visitors every year, the amazing Karlštejn castle is undoubtedly one of the top sights of the area.

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

Make sure to reserve a table at U Tellerů, 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 Restaurace U Bansethů, 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 Eska Restaurant and Bakery, a hidden gem nestled in Prague. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

After your delicious meal, get a taste of the vibrant nightlife with a visit to Anonymous Shrink's Office, known for its inviting atmosphere. Bar No. 7 - Prague is another great option if you’re looking for a place to get the night started. Similarly, Kontakt Bar provides a great setting to enjoy the night away.

As the night falls in Prague, 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.

Read more
Day 6

Day 6 – Prague

  • Prague
  • More

Drive 4 km, 55 min

  • Prague Castle
  • St Vitus Cathedral
  • Charles Bridge
  • Prague Astronomical Clock
  • Old Town Square
  • More

Day 6 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Prague. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 1 night more before hitting the road again.

Something that makes Prague the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding castle, Prague Castle. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 168,149 visitors and gets around 512,800 visits every year.

The famous St. Vitus Cathedral is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Prague's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 80,499 travelers have rated this incredible catholic cathedral and travel destination an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Prague is also home to the extraordinary Charles Bridge, which boasts a 4.8 out of 5 star rating in 161,313 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Prague Astronomical Clock. With an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from a total of 62,538 reviews, a visit to this wonderful astronomical clock and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

On this Prague exploration, you'll also have the chance to admire the fantastic Old Town Square up close. This fascinating square and attraction is a must-visit, and its average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 103,679 travelers is proof.

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

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

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at Bowla Bar, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting. Alternatively, The Saints offers a welcoming atmosphere for easing into the nightlife. Similarly, BeerGeek Bar provides an excellent environment for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

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

Read more
Day 7

Day 7 – Prague, and Vienna

  • Vienna
  • Prague
  • More

Drive 354 km, 4 hours 16 min

  • Powder Tower
  • Prague Zoo
  • Dancing House
  • Vyšehrad
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 7 of your multi-country journey across Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Prague in the Czech Republic. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Vienna where you'll spend 3 nights of well-deserved relaxation.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Prague is the fantastic Powder Tower, attracting around 27,072 visitors every year. As an appreciated museum and local gem in the area, Powder Tower has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 41,605 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Prague Zoo, which is a zoo that gets around 1,445,126 visits every year. This attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 57,548 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of Dancing House, a standout office building and attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 54,043 reviewers.

Experience the magic that has drawn so many to the doorstep of the outstanding Vyšehrad. This fortress is a highly recommended attraction in the city, attracting more than 45,878 visitors per year and boasting an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 46,225 visitor reviews.

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

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

Set out on a gastronomic journey in Vienna by reserving a table at Amador. Known for its 3-star Michelin reputation, Amador captivates its guests with its exceptional variety of meals showcasing delicious creative, and contemporary cuisine. For a different taste, head over to Mraz & Sohn, renowned for its delectable creative dishes. This distinguished 2-star Michelin-recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. Craving more culinary excitement? Explore Steirereck im Stadtpark, a highly rated local gem known for its exquisite creative, and contemporary menu. With a 2-star Michelin acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Vienna.

Keep the evening going at Tapete Bar, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Star Inn Hotel Wien Schönbrunn, which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks. Another option is Kruger’s American Bar, which provides an inviting environment for unwinding after a busy day out.

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!

Read more
Day 8

Day 8 – Vienna

  • Vienna
  • More

Drive 19 km, 1 hour 12 min

  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
  • More

On day 8, you will wake up in Vienna with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 2 nights left in Vienna before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Belvedere Palace Chapel. This outstanding chapel and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 67,468 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Belvedere Palace Chapel is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Schönbrunn Palace is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This château and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 147,071 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing château, Schönbrunn Palace. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 54,108 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated Tiergarten Schönbrunn, an outstanding chapel, is one place you should visit while in Vienna considering its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 51,059 travelers.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Vienna. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Austria 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.

Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Boutiquehotel Stadthalle, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Restaurant Ofenloch? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Flanagans 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 Miranda Bar. Alternatively, go to Josef Cocktailbar, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Roberto American Bar II 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.

Read more
Day 9

Day 9 – Vienna

  • Vienna
  • More

Drive 5 km, 45 min

  • Vienna State Opera
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Maria-Theresa Memorial
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
  • MuseumsQuartier
  • More

Wake up and see what day 9 of your great European road trip in Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany has in store for you! You will be staying in Vienna for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Vienna is the magnificent Vienna State Opera. Around 50,516 visitors have rated this excellent opera house and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Hofburg Palace on this leg of your adventure in Austria. This attraction is a well-known castle that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 47,614 travelers.

The remarkable Maria-Theresa Memorial is known to be one of the best places to visit in Vienna, and its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 24,354 traveler reviews is proof.

Dive deeper into Vienna by exploring the captivating Museum of Natural History Vienna. With a stellar average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 33,817 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your Vienna exploration list!

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.

Don’t miss out on dining at Puerstner, a top-rated dining destination in Vienna. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Vollpension, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Zum Schwarzen Kameel. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Vienna this evening.

Continue your evening by exploring the vibrant nightlife scene at Bar, a prime destination for a thrilling night out. Also, don’t forget to check out Loos American Bar, a bar that offers unique local touches. Likewise, Brandauer Bierstube provides an excellent alternative for a fun evening.

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

Read more
Day 10

Day 10 – Vienna, Salzburg, and Munich

  • Munich
  • Vienna
  • Salzburg
  • More

Drive 441 km, 5 hours 11 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Mirabellgarten
  • Mirabell Palace
  • More

Dive into day 10 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany. Today's main destinations are Vienna in Austria, 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 Munich. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Vienna today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding St. Stephen's Cathedral. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 105,471 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Vienna and set your GPS to Salzburg. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 3 hours 18 min. Upon reaching Salzburg, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Salzburg is the magnificent Mirabell Gardens. Around 8,489 visitors have rated this excellent park and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Mirabell Palace on this leg of your adventure in Austria. This attraction is a well-known château that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 26,975 travelers.

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

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Munich. 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.

Treat yourself to an extraordinary dining experience at Atelier, a 2-star Michelin restaurant offering an incredible creative french menu. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, EssZimmer is one of the best restaurants for modern french, and creative cuisine in Munich. This 2-star Michelin-awardee earns consistently high praises from guests. We also recommend checking out the menu at Alois - Dallmayr Fine Dining. As a top-rated establishment with 2 Michelin star, it is an ideal choice for creative, and modern cuisine in the city.

Continue your lively evening at Garçon, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Zephyr Bar is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, Holy Spirit 1 Bar ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

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

Read more
Day 11

Day 11 – Munich, and Zurich

  • Zurich
  • Munich
  • More

Drive 327 km, 3 hours 55 min

  • Marienplatz
  • Victuals Market
  • English Garden
  • Olympiapark
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 11 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Munich in Germany. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Zurich, your home for 1 night.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Munich is the magnificent Marienplatz. Around 119,529 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 Viktualienmarkt on this leg of your adventure in Germany. This attraction is a well-known point of interest that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 58,600 travelers.

The remarkable English Garden is known to be one of the best places to visit in Munich, and its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 61,807 traveler reviews is proof.

Dive deeper into Munich by exploring the captivating Olympiapark. With a stellar average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 69,929 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your Munich exploration list!

Zurich’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Munich behind. This drive usually takes around 3 hours 25 min. Zurich welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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

As the sun sets on day 11 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Zurich's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Switzerland 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, Zurich has them.

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

Continue the enjoyment post-dinner at Bar Babalu, a cherished local gathering spot renowned for its welcoming atmosphere. Similarly, Kon-Tiki Coffeeshop & Bar offers a vibrant space for indulging in well-crafted drinks and engaging conversation. You may also want to check out Nelson. This bar is a favorite among both locals and visitors looking for a delightful evening out filled with laughter and fun.

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

Read more
Day 12

Day 12 – Zurich - departure day

  • Zurich - Departure day
  • More
  • Lindenhof
  • More

On day 12 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Zurich 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 Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

On your last day in Switzerland, take time to indulge in shopping at Zurich’s popular marketplace. Look for keepsakes or souvenirs to remind you of your trip.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Zurich, including the outstanding Lindenhof. Having an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 11,519 reviews, this fascinating square and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Get a last taste of Switzerland’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Zurich 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 Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany.

The time has come to say farewell to Zurich for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 12-day European road trip in Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, and Germany with fond memories. Safe travels!

Read more

Similar travel packages

Link to appstore phone
Install Europe’s biggest travel app

Download Europe’s biggest travel marketplace to your phone to manage your entire trip in one place

Scan this QR code with your phone camera and press the link that appears to add Europe’s biggest travel marketplace into your pocket. Enter your phone number or email address to receive an SMS or email with the download link.