12 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

12 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

San Diego, United States
Fly:  22​h 15​min
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h
San Diego, United States

5
days
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Bring the kids along to Fisherman's Bastion and Chain Bridge (Szechenyi lanchid). There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Residence Parliament, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary planner.

San Diego, USA to Budapest is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Diego to Budapest, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in May, Budapest is little chillier at night with lows of 50°F. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Prague.

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Fisherman's Bastion
Thermal Spas

4
days
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Attractions like Prague Zoo and Petrin Tower (Rozhledna) make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, make a trip to Charles Bridge, take a stroll through Stare Miasto, and take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Prague sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in May, you will find days in Prague are little chillier (64°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Prague Castle
Prague Zoo
Petrin Tower (Rozhledna)

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