9 days in Budapest, Prague & Vienna Itinerary

9 days in Budapest, Prague & Vienna Itinerary

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


Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

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 some cultural insight at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Visit Buda Castle and Dohány Street Synagogue for their historical value. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, pick up some local products at Central Market Hall, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and view the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Budapest online visit planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Budapest is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Budapest at 5°C and lows at -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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.
You've now added Prague Castle to your itinerary. Let the collections at Lobkowicz Palace and Jewish Museum in Prague capture your imagination. Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Lesser Town, steep yourself in history at Powder Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Prague itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

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.
Belvedere Palace has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Hofburg, explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to Rathausplatz, then admire the masterpieces at Albertina, then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vienna holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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