12 days in Czech Republic, Slovakia & Hungary Itinerary

12 days in Czech Republic, Slovakia & Hungary Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Eger, Hungary
— 1 night
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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.
Prague is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Prague online journey maker.

Krakow, Poland to Prague is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.
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Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 3 nights

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, don't miss a visit to Slavin War Memorial, steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, and snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most).

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip builder tool.

You can drive from Prague to Bratislava in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Budapest.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Budapest, Hungary — 4 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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, test the waters at a local thermal spa, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, and appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Budapest online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Eger.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Eger, Hungary — 1 night

Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Dobo Square, explore the historical opulence of Eger Castle, see the interesting displays at Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Minorita Templom, and finally see the interesting displays at Egri Road Beatles Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Eger trip website.

Drive from Budapest to Eger in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Eger can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Czech Republic travel guide

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Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.
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Slovakia travel guide

3.9
Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.
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Hungary travel guide

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Historic Sites · Thermal Spas · Sacred & Religious Sites
Breadbasket of Europe
Because tourism throughout the whole country is not as popular as in other European countries, much of the natural beauty of Hungary has not been developed or exploited. Visitors today are drawn to the unspoiled picturesque landscape, the capital metropolis surrounded by charming small towns and villages, and the plethora of thermal baths. The country's number of well-preserved archaeological ruins, castles, cathedrals, and medieval towns provide opportunities to those wanting a taste of European history. With the opportunity to explore both time-worn architecture and notable natural surroundings in every region, Hungary provides sightseeing opportunities with the amenities of traditional tourist destinations. 
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