8 days in Vienna, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

8 days in Vienna, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights

3
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, examine the collection at Haus der Musik Wien, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip builder.

Milan, Italy to Vienna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in August: high temperatures in Vienna hover around °C and lows are around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
On the 11th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at The Vrtba Garden and then enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thenadmire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, thenget great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Prague holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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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.
On the 14th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, thensnap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, thenpause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Prague in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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