10 days in Slovakia, Budapest & High Tatras Itinerary

10 days in Slovakia, Budapest & High Tatras Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Kosice, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Strbske Pleso, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Bojnice, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary planning tool.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Budapest is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Kuwait City to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in October, expect Budapest to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kosice.

Things to do in Budapest

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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
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World heritage site
Matthias Church
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Kosice, Slovakia

Kosice ©

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, test your problem-solving skills at PanIQ Room Kosice, then enjoy unforgettable views with Balon.sk, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplnka svateho Michala, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety).

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kosice holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Kosice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Strbske Pleso.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

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Room Escape Game
PanIQ Room Kosice
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Strbske Pleso, Slovakia

Strbske Pleso ©
Štrbské Pleso is a favorite ski, tourist, and health resort in the High Tatras, Slovakia located on the lake by the same name. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the activities along Jazierka lasky, don't miss a visit to Monument to victims of SNP, then contemplate the waterfront views at Strbske Pleso Lake, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at ZION SPA LUXURY Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Predne Solisko.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Strbske Pleso trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Kosice to Strbske Pleso by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bojnice.

Things to do in Strbske Pleso

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Bojnice, Slovakia

Bojnice ©
Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Farma pod Vtacnikom, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Martin, then take an in-depth tour of SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Mysterium Escape Rooms.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bojnice day trip planner.

Drive from Strbske Pleso to Bojnice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Bojnice

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Room Escape Game
Mysterium Escape Rooms
4.8

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, take in the views from New Bridge (Novy Most), wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally see Mystery Dinner.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bratislava vacation maker.

You can drive from Bojnice to Bratislava in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods
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