8 days in Frankfurt, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

8 days in Frankfurt, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Frankfurt is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Doha to Frankfurt due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in December, things will get much colder in Frankfurt: highs are around 7°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes John Lennon Wall, Wenceslas Monument, Dancing House, and other attractions you added.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Prague vacation planner.

Getting from Frankfurt to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Central Market Hall as well as Vaci Street. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), ponder the design of Fountain of King Matthias, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, then pause for some photo ops at Statue of St Stephen, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Elizabeth Lookout. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Vaci Street, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, go for a walk through Gozsdu Udvar, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church, then pick up some local products at Central Market Hall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Danube River.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Budapest tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Heroes' Square ©
Heroes' Square
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

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