9 days in Budapest, Vienna & Prague Itinerary

9 days in Budapest, Vienna & Prague Itinerary

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

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy and then steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest tour itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Budapest is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in October, expect Budapest to be much colder, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Vienna, Austria

— 3 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Albertina, and steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace.

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Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Vienna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

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Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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