13 days in Vienna, Budapest & Italy Itinerary

13 days in Vienna, Budapest & Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary planning site.

Atlanta, USA to Vienna is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Vienna, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in May; daily highs in Vienna reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

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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 5th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On your second day here, test the waters at a local thermal spa, thencontemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, thenexamine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Budapest tour planner.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 7th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Venice by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thentake in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Piazza San Giovanni, thenadmire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Florence are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, Rome is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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