16 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

16 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
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Constanta, Romania
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany

— 4 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Nymphenburg Palace and Haidhausen. Appreciate the collections at Munich Residenz and Alte Pinakothek. Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: Hollentalklamm (in Grainau) and Alpine Coaster Oberammergau (in Oberammergau). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along English Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, admire the landmark architecture of Heiliggeistkirche, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Church.

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Seattle, USA to Munich is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Munich. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 8:

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunn Palace and Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche). Museum-lovers will get to explore Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, take an in-depth tour of Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, and admire the landmark architecture of Maria Am Gestade.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Munich to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Popular historic sites such as Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Kovacs Nimrod Winery and House of Terror Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Bolyki Pinceszet in Eger (about 1h 55 min away). Next up on the itinerary: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, head off the coast to Margaret Island, make a trip to Heroes' Square, and contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip builder app.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to fly to Bucharest.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 15:

Bucharest, Romania

— 2 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 16th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with Green Adventure, admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stavropoleos Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then get outside with Romania Motorcycle Tours, and then explore by horseback at MySecretRomania - Private Day Tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bucharest trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Bucharest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Bucharest due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Bucharest are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Constanta.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:

Constanta, Romania

— 1 night
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): indulge your taste buds at Romania Heart & Soul and then take in the dramatic natural features at Dobrogea Gorges Reserve.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Constanta trip planner.

Getting from Bucharest to Constanta by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Constanta are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Constanta

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18: