Given their proximity, a combined tour of Prague, Vienna, and Budapest makes for a convenient and magical week in Europe. This week’s AltoGuide offers some quick tips on how to make the most of your journey through these wonderful cities.
Romantic and medieval, artsy and bold, one can easily fall in love with Prague. For those craving to explore the beauties of Central Europe, Prague is the perfect starting point. Embark on your journey by experiencing Prague like a local. Refer to the AltoGuide for the best travel tips.
Take the 4-hour train ride, or travel by bus, to enjoy scenic views on your way to Vienna, one of the greatest European capitals. Vienna is the city for art-lovers and history-lovers alike. Be it the controversial expressionism by Klimt and Schiele, the evergreen classical vibes by Strauß II and Webern, or the marvellous architecture by Otto Wagner, Vienna has it all! The crème de la crème of art, music & culture can be spotted in this city.
The next destination that Central Europe can boast about is the city of bridges, Budapest! It barely takes three hours by train or by bus from Vienna to Budapest. Take a walk along the Danube river; spend time exploring the suburban Buda with its medieval architecture, Roman ruins & mysterious caves; then head to the vibrant Pest with its buzzing ruin bars, flea markets, and antique shops!