8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Fly:  18 h
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
2
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

1
night
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 14th (Fri): take a stroll through Hradcany, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Lesser Town, thensteep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, thentake some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Prague road trip planning website.

Belo Horizonte, Brazil to Prague is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Belo Horizonte to Prague. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Belo Horizonte in August, with highs in Prague at 28°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krakow.

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Hradcany ©
Hradcany
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

1
night
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 16th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, and finally examine the collection at Wieliczka Salt Mine.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Krakow trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

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Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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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.
On the 17th (Mon), make a trip to Andrassy Avenue, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, thensteep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion. On the next day, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, thentest the waters at a local thermal spa, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

Start your trip to Budapest by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Budapest sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vienna.

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

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt, thenexplore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and finally see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You will leave for home on the 20th (Thu).

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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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