16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Bus:  45​min
6
Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beer Tastings & Tours, Lesser Town and Bohemian Switzerland National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and take in panoramic vistas at Hradcany.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Prague itinerary site .

Mumbai, India to Prague is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Prague due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in April, with highs in Prague at 17°C and lows at 5°C. You'll set off for Bratislava on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Prague

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bohemian Switzerland National Park
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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.
On the 6th (Mon), take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Prague to Bratislava takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In April in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue.

Make your Budapest itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 10th (Fri), snap pictures at Dragon Bridge (Zmajski Most) and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja). Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Preseren Square, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, then stroll around Tivoli Park, and finally explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour planning tool .

You can drive from Budapest to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park

2
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church and then hit the slopes at Straza Bled. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally get great views at Ojstrica.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bled online visit planner .

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take in the awesome beauty at Triglav.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero tour planner.

Traveling by bus from Bled to Bohinjsko Jezero takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Triglav
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Triglav ©
Triglav

1
night
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, then snap pictures at Butcher's Bridge, and then wander the streets of Metelkova.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana travel route tool .

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Metelkova ©
Metelkova
Butcher's Bridge ©
Butcher's Bridge
House of Illusions ©
House of Illusions

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