15 days in Vienna, Budapest & Prague Itinerary

15 days in Vienna, Budapest & Prague Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna vacation maker.

Austin, USA to Vienna is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Austin to Vienna, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in December, expect nights in Vienna to be little chillier, around 31°F, while days are colder, around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, and admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. December in Budapest sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Prague route planner.

Drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 41°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods
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