10 days in Austria, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

10 days in Austria, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

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10 days in Austria, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 17th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom).

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg online travel route planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Salzburg is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Salzburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in August, expect Salzburg to be colder, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Museum ©
Salzburg Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the views from Charles Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then take a stroll through Old Town Square, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Prague road trip planning site .

You can drive from Salzburg to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

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Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

2
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and then laugh and play at Palatinus Strandfürdő.

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Getting from Prague to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Prague in August, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can take a train to Vienna.

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Parliament ©
Parliament
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge

3
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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.
Bring the kids along to Schonbrunn Palace and Prater. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, head outdoors with Donauinsel, admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip website .

Take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

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