19 days in Austria, Budapest & Prague Itinerary

19 days in Austria, Budapest & Prague Itinerary

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1
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
2
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
3
Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights

5
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Citadel, Buda Castle and Margaret Island. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Andrassy Avenue. Visit St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) for their historical value. There's lots more to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, shop like a local with Koller Gallery, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and pick up some local products at Central Market Hall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to Budapest is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Budapest, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect Budapest to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. You'll set off for Vienna on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Thermal Spas

4
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.
Head to Graben and Kohlmarkt and Mariahilfer Strassefor plenty of shopping. Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, make a trip to Stephansplatz, contemplate the long history of Schweizertor, and pause for some serene contemplation at Peterskirche.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

2
nights
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hallstatt day trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Hallstatt

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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Staromestske namesti and Lesser Town. Popular historic sites such as St. Vitus Cathedral and Parizska Street are in your itinerary. Spend the 8th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Lobkowicz Palace.

To see photos and tourist information, use the Prague online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Prague are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 12th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Prague

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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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