12 days in Austria, Czech Republic & Hungary Itinerary

12 days in Austria, Czech Republic & Hungary Itinerary

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12 days in Austria, Czech Republic & Hungary Itinerary

Start: Amritsar, India
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Amritsar, India

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Vienna Naschmarkt or Graben and Kohlmarkt. Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and Imperial Palace (Hofburg). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of St. Virgil, take in the exciting artwork at Dorotheum, and stop by Xocolat.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vienna online route maker .

Amritsar, India to Vienna is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Amritsar to Vienna, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Amritsar in December: highs in Vienna hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Salzburg.

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

2
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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): shop like a local with Alte furst-erzbischofliche Hofapotheke, then steep yourself in history at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Thomas Selinger.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Salzburg day trip planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Salzburg are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Katie Feygie Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Lobkowicz Palace, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the exciting artwork at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip planning app .

You can drive from Salzburg to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
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Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Halaszbastya and Matthias Church. Appreciate the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Andrassy Avenue, pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, look for gifts at Mina Design Store, and take in the exciting artwork at Koller Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest attractions planner.

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Budapest are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
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Halaszbastya

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