5 days in Central Europe Itinerary

5 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 30 min
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Geneva, Switzerland

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Geneva road trip site.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Bern Belp Airport and Basel Mulhouse Freiburg. In April, daytime highs in Geneva are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue. On the next day, explore the galleries of Powder Tower, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, thenget great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, thencontemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, and finally take a stroll through Hradcany.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague journey planner.

Getting from Geneva to Prague by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April in Prague, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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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.
On the 13th (Mon), admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, thensee the interesting displays at The Hofburg, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Peterskirche, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Peterskirche ©
Peterskirche

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, thenexamine the collection at House of Terror Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

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