16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Houston, United States
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
bus + Fly + train:  3​h
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Houston, United States

3
days
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Budapest is known for sightseeing, historic sites, spas, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Residence Parliament, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Budapest vacation trip planner.

Houston, USA to Budapest is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Houston in May, things will get a bit cooler in Budapest: highs are around 72°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

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Residence Parliament
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church

3
days
Vienna, Austria

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 museums, sightseeing, parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Schönbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and get to know the fascinating history of Judenplatz.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip generator.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

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Schönbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schönbrunn Zoo

2
days
Prague, Czech Republic

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 8th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Vyšehrad and then get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery in Prague - Kinský Palace, then wander the streets of Old Town (Stare Mesto), and finally contemplate the long history of Old Town Square.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Prague holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Vienna in May: highs in Prague hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

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Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Prague Astronomical Clock

3
days
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor), steep yourself in history at Berlin Wall Memorial, meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, and ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Berlin online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Prague to Berlin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Berlin can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Munich.

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Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building
Pergamonmuseum

3
days
Munich, Germany

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for sightseeing, museums, nature, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, explore the historical opulence of Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg), and savor the flavors at Restaurant und Biergarten am Chinesischen Turm.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Deutsches Museum
Marienplatz

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