15 days in Austria, Budapest & Germany Itinerary

15 days in Austria, Budapest & Germany Itinerary

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15 days in Austria, Budapest & Germany Itinerary

Start: Lisbon, Portugal
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Lisbon, Portugal


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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Liberty Statue, Thermal Spas and City Park Városliget. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, shop like a local with Vaci Street, look for gifts at Hababa Designer Store and Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Andrassy Avenue, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Keep things going the next day: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, take in the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, then get a taste of the local shopping with Koller Gallery, and finally steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planning tool .

Lisbon, Portugal to Budapest is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Budapest is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
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.
You've now added Haus der Musik Wien to your itinerary. Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Albertina capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, steep yourself in history at Chapel of St. Virgil, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Schonbrunner Gardens.

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Take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schloss Hellbrunn and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). Fortress Hohensalzburg and Salzburg Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Salzburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©

5
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Linderhof Palace, Bayerische Staatsoper, Altes Residenztheater (Cuvilliestheater), and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schloss Nymphenburg and Kreuzkapelle. Museum-lovers will appreciate Munich Residenz and Deutsches Museum. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, look for gifts at Galeria Kaufhof, and take a stroll through Haidhausen.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Munich online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Graz to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You will leave for Zurich on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Schloss Linderhof
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

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