18 days in Budapest, Vienna & Prague Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Budapest, Hungary — 6 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Visiting Nagy-Eged Mountain and Palatinus Strandfürdő will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Eger (Sike Winery, Valley of the Beautiful Women, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Széchenyi Thermal Bath, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, make a trip to Shoes on the Danube Bank, and explore the activities along Danube River.

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Pune, India to Budapest is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Pune to Budapest due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Vienna.
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Stephen's Cathedral and Orangery at Schoenbrunn Palace. Step out of the city life by going to Nationalpark Donau-Auen and Biospharenpark Wienerwald. Get out of town with these interesting Vienna side-trips: Baden (Helenental & Parish Church St. Stephan, Baden) and Allander Tropfsteinhohle (in Alland). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and make a trip to Stephansplatz.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vienna road trip site.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Vienna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 6 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.
Get some historical perspective at Staromestske namesti and Spanish Synagogue. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. Explore Prague's surroundings by going to Lord's Rock (in Kamenicky Senov), Albatross Golf Course (in Vysoky Ujezd) and Czech - Saxon Switzerland (in Hrensko). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pinkas Synagogue Pinkasova synagoga, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and take a stroll through Lesser Town.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Prague vacation builder website.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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