8 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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Train to Alamanni - Stazione, Fly to Prague
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly to Bologna, Train to Perugia


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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, and then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then visit Hradcany, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary planning website.

Perugia, Italy to Prague is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perugia in November, things will get little chillier in Prague: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can fly 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Center of Vienna, and contemplate the long history of Freyung.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vienna day trip planning site.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. November in Vienna sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 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.
Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Budapest online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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