22 days in Budapest, Bratislava & Vienna Itinerary

22 days in Budapest, Bratislava & Vienna Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 7 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 6 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 8 nights
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Budapest, Hungary — 7 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.
Attractions like Hungarian Parliament Building and Matthias Church make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Eger (Eger Castle, Dobo Square, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, cool off at Palatinus Strandfürdő, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Budapest day trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Budapest is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in July; daily highs in Budapest reach 33°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 6 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Devin Castle and Michalska Brana. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kuchajda, and get outside with Happy Dog Forest Hike.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bratislava trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Bratislava sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 8 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.
Attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Schönbrunn Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, engage your brain at Technisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, and stroll around Prater.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Bratislava to Vienna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Vienna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for home.
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