10 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Széchenyi Thermal Bath.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Budapest road trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from Andorra, the closest major aiport is Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia

Beauty on the Danube

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.
To find where to stay and other tourist information, use the Bratislava travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. On the 14th (Sat), you're off to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vienna travel website.

Getting from Bratislava to Vienna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. January in Vienna sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic — 1 night

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.
On the 18th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Regionalni Muzeum v Ceskem Krumlove, go all around town with Wiseman Free Tour, then examine the collection at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, then admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cesky Krumlov road trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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 21st (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

Before you visit Prague, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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