Explore the Best of Austria and Prague In Two Weeks
Experience Austria and Prague's rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant cultures with this 2-week itinerary that takes you through picturesque cities, charming villages, and breathtaking natural wonders.
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On arrival at the Vienna airport, you will meet your private guide, who will escort you to your cozy hotel. Spend the day exploring the city's rich cultural heritage, starting with a visit to the Hofburg Palace, the former imperial palace of the Habsburg dynasty. Enjoy a traditional Viennese lunch at a local restaurant, then head to St. Stephen's Cathedral to admire its stunning Gothic architecture. In the evening, catch a classical music concert at one of the city's many concert halls.
Day 2: Vienna City Tour
Embark on a full-day city tour of Vienna, starting with a visit to the Schnbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburgs. Stroll through the beautiful gardens before heading to the Belvedere Palace, another baroque masterpiece. In the afternoon, explore the historic center of Vienna, including the State Opera House, the Spanish Riding School, and the Naschmarkt, a bustling market filled with local produce and delicacies.
Day 3: Danube Valley Day Trip
Take a day trip to the picturesque Danube Valley, just a short drive from Vienna. Stop at the Melk Abbey, a stunning baroque monastery that overlooks the Danube River, before continuing to the charming town of Drnstein, where you can visit the ruins of a castle that once held Richard the Lionheart captive. Enjoy a leisurely lunch at a local tavern before hopping on a boat for a scenic cruise down the Danube River.
Day 4: Visiting Salzburg
Enjoy a scenic private drive to Salzburg (a 2.5-hour scenic journey), the birthplace of Mozart and one of the most picturesque cities in Austria. Check into your hotel and spend the day exploring the city's many historic landmarks, including the Salzburg Cathedral, Mirabell Palace, and Hohensalzburg Fortress. In the evening, catch a performance at the Salzburg Festival, one of the world's most prestigious music festivals.
Day 5: Sound of Music Tour
Embark on a Sound of Music tour, which will take you to the film's most famous locations around Salzburg, including the Mirabell Gardens, Leopoldskron Palace, and the church where Maria and Captain von Trapp got married. In the afternoon, stroll through the charming streets of Salzburg's Old Town, where you can find numerous shops and cafes. Have a lavish dinner at an excellent restaurant before heading to your hotel for rest.
Day 6: Journey to Innsbruck
Hop on a two-hour train ride to Innsbruck, a stunning alpine city in the heart of the Tyrolean Mountains. Check into your hotel and spend the day exploring the city's many historic landmarks, including the Golden Roof, the Hofburg Palace, and the Ambras Castle. This stunning Renaissance palace is now home to a museum of art and history. In the evening, continue to the impressive Bergisel Ski Jump, which offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Check into your luxury mountain-top hotel and enjoy a traditional Tyrolean dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 7: Tyrolean Alps Day Trip
Take a day trip to the Tyrolean Alps, where you can soak in the stunning mountain scenery and enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking and skiing. Visit the Swarovski Crystal World, a glittering museum showcasing crystal-making's history and art. In the evening, return to Innsbruck for a relaxing dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 8: Fly to Prague
After breakfast, catch an hour's flight to Prague, the enchanting capital of the Czech Republic. Enjoy the bird's eye view of the great country. On arrival, your private guide will escort you to your hotel. Spend the day exploring the city's many historic landmarks, including the Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, and Old Town Square. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Czech dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 9: Prague City Tour
Embark on a full-day city tour of Prague, starting with a visit to the Jewish Quarter, which contains six synagogues, the Old Jewish Cemetery, and the Jewish Museum. Continue to Prague Castle, which dominates the city skyline and offers stunning views of the city below. In the afternoon, explore the Old Town Square, home to the famous Astronomical Clock and numerous shops and cafes.
Day 10: Kutna Hora Day Trip
Take a day trip to Kutna Hora, a charming town outside Prague. Visit the Sedlec Ossuary, a chapel decorated with the bones of over 40,000 people, before heading to St. Barbara's Church, a stunning Gothic cathedral that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a traditional Czech lunch in the town square before returning to Prague in the evening.
Day 11: Cesky Krumlov Day Trip
Take a day trip to Cesky Krumlov, a beautiful town located in the southern Bohemian region of the Czech Republic. Explore the town's many historic landmarks, including the stunning Cesky Krumlov Castle, which is perched atop a hill and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Bohemian dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 12: Karlovy Vary Day Trip
After breakfast, enjoy a full-day trip to Karlovy Vary, a charming spa town in western Bohemia. Walk along the town's picturesque promenades and admire the many beautiful buildings and monuments, including the stunning Mill Colonnade and the historic Grandhotel Pupp. Enjoy a relaxing spa treatment at one of the town's many spas before returning to Prague in the evening.
Day 13: Free Day in Prague
Spend the day leisurely exploring Prague, visiting nearby local markets, and shopping for souvenirs. Wander through the city's many parks and gardens, such as Letna Park and Kampa Park. In the evening, enjoy a final dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 14: Departure from Prague
After breakfast, your private guide will transfer you to Prague International Airport. Say goodbye to the enchanting city of Prague and depart for home, taking with you many fond memories of a fantastic trip.