14 days in Czech Republic, Slovakia & Hungary Itinerary

14 days in Czech Republic, Slovakia & Hungary Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Eger, Hungary
— 1 night
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights

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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: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague online holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major aiports are Václav Havel Airport Prague, Brno-Tuřany Airport and Ostrava Leos Janáček Airport. In July in Prague, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Karlovy Vary.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic — 2 nights

Bohemia's historical spa town, Karlovy Vary serves as one of Europe's most glamorous vacation resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll around Park Boheminium Marienbad, then admire the local landmark of Zpivajici fontana, then don't miss a visit to Hlavni kolonada, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Park Colonnade. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Loket Castle, take in the natural beauty of Vridelni kolonada, then admire the striking features of Mlynska kolonada, and finally hike along Diana Lookout Tower.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Karlovy Vary trip builder website.

You can drive from Prague to Karlovy Vary in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in July, expect Karlovy Vary to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Bratislava.
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Parks · Nature · Trails · Historic Sites
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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: explore the galleries of Devin Castle, don't miss a visit to The Grassalkovich palace - Presidential palace, step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, and contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava online trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Karlovy Vary to Bratislava in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Karlovy Vary in July, with highs in Bratislava at 33°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Eger.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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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.
On the 22nd (Fri), learn about winemaking at Valley of the Beautiful Women, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica, then examine the collection at Egri Road Beatles Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Eger Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minorita Templom, test the waters at a local thermal spa, then do a tasting at Bolyki Pinceszet, then don't miss a visit to Torok Kori Minaret, and finally make a trip to Dobo Square.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Eger day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Eger takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Eger can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Budapest.
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Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature · Spas
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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: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Budapest day trip planner.

Getting from Eger to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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Czech Republic travel guide

4.4
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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