9 days in Budapest, Vienna & Prague Itinerary

9 days in Budapest, Vienna & Prague Itinerary

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9 days in Budapest, Vienna & Prague Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Cairo, Egypt

2
days
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 10th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy and then steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Hősök tere.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Budapest online vacation planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Budapest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in October, with highs in Budapest at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train to Vienna.

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

3
days
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 museums, parks, nightlife, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Albertina, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and stroll through Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna itinerary maker app .

Traveling by train from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

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

3
days
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel Panny Marie Pred Tynem.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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

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