14 days in Austria, Budapest & Prague Itinerary

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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights


Salzburg, Austria — 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Escape the urban bustle at Eisriesenwelt and Untersberg.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip site.

Mexico City, Mexico to Salzburg is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive 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.
Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Belvedere Palace and Hofburg. There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and don't miss a visit to Historic Center of Vienna.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vienna sightseeing planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll travel to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Escape the urban bustle at Palatinus Strandfürdő and Margaret Island. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, and make a trip to Heroes' Square.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally make a trip to Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): take in the views from Charles Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Budapest to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in July: highs in Prague hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.