5 days in Budapest, Vienna & Prague Itinerary

5 days in Budapest, Vienna & Prague Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Budapest travel route planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Budapest is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect Budapest to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 1 night

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
On the 14th (Fri), make a trip to Stephansplatz, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vienna driving holiday site.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 1 night

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Royal Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pinkas Synagogue Pinkasova synagoga, and finally don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip website.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October in Prague, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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