19 days in Prague, Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

19 days in Prague, Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

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19 days in Prague, Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 45​min
2
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
5
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Doha, Qatar


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3
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.
Prague Astronomical Clock and StaromEstske namEsti are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Katedrala Svateho Vita and Svaty Jiri - Saint George. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, see the sky in a new way at The Štefánik Observatory, delve into the lush surroundings at Kunraticky Forest, and look for all kinds of wild species at Devil's Channel.

Find out how to plan Prague trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Doha, Qatar to Prague is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Doha in July, things will get colder in Prague: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Fri), engage your brain at Deutsches Museum and then wander the streets of Haidhausen.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Munich journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Munich are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Freiburg im Breisgau.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Haidhausen ©
Haidhausen

3
nights
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Freiburg im Breisgau ©
In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Europa-Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Triberger Waterfall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Dom St. Blasien, then admire the landmark architecture of Munsterplatz, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Freiburger Münster.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Freiburg im Breisgau trip planner .

Getting from Munich to Freiburg im Breisgau by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. July in Freiburg im Breisgau sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Europa-Park, Triberger Waterfall, Dom St. Blasien
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Freiburger Münster ©
Freiburger Münster
Dom St. Blasien ©
Dom St. Blasien

3
nights
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 9th (Tue), trek along Blumental Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and then admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): tee off at Minigolf, take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lauterbrunnen in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Minigolf, Blumental Panorama Trail
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Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 11th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm and then get outside with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken route maker site .

Interlaken is just a stone's throw from Lauterbrunnen. In July in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 12th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Hans Waldmann Statue, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, then take a stroll through Old Town, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Mythenquai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): stroll through Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Zurich vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Interlaken to Zurich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, and finally make a trip to Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Salzburg road trip planning website .

You can drive from Zurich to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

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

2
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.
On the 15th (Mon), make a trip to Stephansplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): get outside with Donauinsel, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vienna road trip app .

Fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna

1
night
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.
To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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