12 days in Budapest, Sopron & Vienna Itinerary

12 days in Budapest, Sopron & Vienna Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
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Sopron, Hungary
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Vienna, Austria
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Budapest, Hungary

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.
Visit Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Liberty Statue and Book Cafe - Lotz Terem. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, see the interesting displays at Miniversum Budapest, admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Budapest tour itinerary website.

Bhubaneswar, India to Budapest is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bhubaneswar to Budapest, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bhubaneswar in October; daily highs in Budapest reach 19°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sopron.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Sopron, Hungary

Sopron is a city in Hungary on the Austrian border, near the Lake Neusiedl/Lake Fertő.HistoryAncient times-13th centuryWhen the area that is today Western Hungary was a province of the Roman Empire, a city called Scarbantia stood here. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Fertorakosi Kofejto Thematic Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Fire Tower (Tuztorony), appreciate the extensive heritage of Sopron Old Town, then see the interesting displays at Zettl-Langer Collection, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Szentlelek Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Szechenyi Mansion, see the interesting displays at Kohalmy Hunting Museum, then see the interesting displays at Sopron Museum - Old Synagogue, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Immaculate, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Saint George Dome Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Sopron trip itinerary app.

Drive from Budapest to Sopron in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Sopron

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

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.
For shopping fun, head to Vienna Naschmarkt or Dorotheum. Belvedere Palace and Peterskirche will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and get advice or help at State Hall of the Austrian National Library.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Vienna route planner.

You can take a train from Sopron to Vienna in an hour. Another option is to drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods