5 days in Vienna & Budapest Itinerary

5 days in Vienna & Budapest Itinerary

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1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, thenadmire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Vienna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Vienna reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo

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nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and then get in on the family fun at Visegradi Bobpalya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, thensnap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, thendon't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

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You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
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