16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Mumbai, India

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visit Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Strandbad Mythenquai for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old Town, look for gifts at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zurich tour itinerary builder website .

Mumbai, India to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Zurich. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in October: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

3
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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.
On the 31st (Thu), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Prague online route planner .

Fly from Zurich to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Lesser Town
Lesser Town

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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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and get a taste of the local shopping with Graben and Kohlmarkt.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner .

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Vienna are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Graben and Kohlmarkt ©
Graben and Kohlmarkt

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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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Roman Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip planning site .

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Budapest are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
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Roman Beach ©
Roman Beach
Thermal Spas
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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