8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: London, United Kingdom

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.
For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Budapest tour app .

London, UK to Budapest is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Budapest is 1 hour. March in Budapest sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally make a trip to Stephansplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary planning tool .

You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Vienna sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
On the 6th (Fri), wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, admire the striking features of Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Prague are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Topographie des Terrors, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Berlin trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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