12 days in Austria & Eastern Europe Itinerary

12 days in Austria & Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
4
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, visit Historic Center of Vienna, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally get outside with Donauinsel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, stroll through Schonbrunner Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Orangery at Schoenbrunn Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vienna online driving holiday planner.

Aberdeen, UK to Vienna is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Aberdeen to Vienna due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Aberdeen in June: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

1
night
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): snap pictures at Stary most, then explore the historical opulence of Devin Castle, and then wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bratislava attractions planning website.

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Bratislava sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Stary most ©
Stary most

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Sas Hill Nature Reserve, then kick back and relax at Roman Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Budapest vacation planner.

Drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Budapest are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stare Miasto and Kazmierz The Former Jewish District. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Krakow trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in June, plan for little chillier days in Krakow, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Prague trip planning website.

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Prague are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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