8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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8 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Cairo, Egypt

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's on the Bank (Maria Am Gestade) and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo and then admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vienna travel planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Vienna is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Vienna due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in September; daily highs in Vienna reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

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Schonbrunn Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then make a trip to Old Town Square, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Prague attractions planner .

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Prague sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 9th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Albertinum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, and then don't miss a visit to Zwinger.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dresden online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Prague to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Dresden are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

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Albertinum ©
Albertinum
Zwinger ©
Zwinger
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, then snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

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You can fly from Dresden to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Parliament ©
Parliament
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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