11 days in Prague, Budapest & Vienna Itinerary

11 days in Prague, Budapest & Vienna Itinerary

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11 days in Prague, Budapest & Vienna Itinerary

Philadelphia, United States
train + Fly:  17​h 45​min
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 15​min
Philadelphia, United States

2
days
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.
On the 20th (Mon), look for gifts at ARTĚL CONCEPT STORE, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pinkas Synagogue Pinkasova synagoga, then take a stroll through Stare Miasto, then view the masterpieces at National Gallery in Prague - Kinský Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Town Square.

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Philadelphia, USA to Prague is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Prague. When traveling from Philadelphia in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Prague: temperatures range from 46°F by day to 37°F at night. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
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Prague Astronomical Clock

3
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Andrassy Avenue and Matthias Church are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Dohány Street Synagogue. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, look for gifts at Herend Shop, take a stroll through Vaci Street, and step into the grandiose world of Buda Castle.

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Budapest sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

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Fisherman's Bastion
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Matthias Church

3
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Vienna, Austria

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Belvedere Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. You'll explore and learn at Kunsthistorisches Museum and Albertina. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Schönbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), look for gifts at Altmann & Kühne, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

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You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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Imperial Palace (Hofburg)
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Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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