10 days in Austria & Budapest Itinerary

10 days in Austria & Budapest Itinerary

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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Salzburg is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Salzburg due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in March: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 12°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Budapest, Hungary

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
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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 trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.