8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Start: Beirut, Lebanon
Fly:  4 h
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
train:  4 h
2
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 30 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Beirut, Lebanon

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Vitus Cathedral, Havel's Market, Powder Tower, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, hunt for treasures at Havel's Market, then steep yourself in history at Powder Tower, then stroll around Petrin Park, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, don't miss a visit to Golden Lane, then stroll around Letna Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip tool.

Beirut, Lebanon to Prague is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Prague. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Beirut in September, with highs in Prague at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
You've added Schmetterlinghaus, Vienna Naschmarkt, Prater, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take a stroll through Graben and Kohlmarkt, examine the collection at The Hofburg, examine the collection at Clock Museum (Uhrenmuseum), then get in on the family fun at Prater, and finally stroll around Stadtpark. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, don't miss a visit to Palmenhaus Schoenbrunn, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, then see the interesting displays at Schmetterlinghaus, and finally explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Grassalkovich Palota has been added to your itinerary. On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Grassalkovich Palota, then stop by Bratislava Old Town, and then explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bratislava holiday planning tool.

Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Grassalkovich Palota ©
Grassalkovich Palota

2
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.
You've added Central Market Hall, Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz), Vaci Street, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Buda Castle, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Citadel, see the grandeur of opera at Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz), then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Budapest vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Heroes' Square ©
Heroes' Square

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