18 days in Czech Republic, Austria & Budapest Itinerary

18 days in Czech Republic, Austria & Budapest Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: New Delhi, India

2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prague Castle and Powder Tower. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Astronomical Clock. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pinkas Synagogue Pinkasova synagoga, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo, and steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Prague is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Prague. In June, Prague is colder than New Delhi - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

2
nights
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, thensteep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle, and finally examine the collection at Regional Museum in Cesky Krumlov. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around The Castle Garden, examine the collection at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, and then head outdoors with Divci Kamen.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozarts Geburtshaus. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schloss Hellbrunn and Salzburg Cathedral. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), don't miss a visit to Mozartplatz, examine the collection at Haus der Natur, and steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg travel route website.

Drive from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Salzburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

2
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Grawa Wasserfall, admire the sheer force of Stuibenfall, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), thenadmire the striking features of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck.

To find photos and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck day trip website.

Drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Stuibenfall, Grawa Wasserfall
Highlights from your plan
Grawa Wasserfall ©
Grawa Wasserfall
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck ©
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schonbrunn Palace and The Hofburg. Belvedere Palace and Schottenkirche will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the striking features of Maria Am Gestade, don't miss a visit to Heldenplatz, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Vienna by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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.
Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Palace of wonders Csodák Palotája capture your imagination. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, examine the collection at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, and admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Budapest trip app.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In June in Budapest, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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