9 days in Central Europe Itinerary

9 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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9 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Singapore, Singapore

1
day
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.
On the 16th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, then snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally ponder the world of politics at Parliament.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Budapest is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Budapest to be cooler, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunn Palace, and then don't miss a visit to Rathaus. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna online travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the views from Charles Bridge, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Square.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

1
night
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 20th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Berlin trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 21st (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Swiss National Museum, then stop by Barenland, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then take a stroll through Old Town (Altstadt).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Zurich takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town

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