10-Day Road Trip in the Czech Republic and Austria from Prague to Ceske Budejovice and Vienna

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Embark on an unforgettable 10-day multi-country road trip across Czech Republic and Austria! If traveling through picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the captivating cultures of destinations like Prague, Ceske Budejovice, Hluboká nad Vltavou, and Vienna sounds like your idea of a great vacation, this iconic European tour is for you.

This enchanting 10-day multi-country tour allows you to journey through 2 extraordinary countries in Europe.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Czech Republic, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. Explore charming locales such as Prague, Ceske Budejovice, Hluboká nad Vltavou, Český Krumlov, and Lednice, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

As you move on to the second country, Austria, prepare to be mesmerized by its diverse and vibrant landscapes. Immerse yourself in the allure of Vienna, where every street tells a story, and every corner reveals a new adventure.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 2 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories.

In more detail, this carefully crafted travel itinerary invites you to stay 5 nights in the Czech Republic and 4 nights in Austria. During these 10 days, you will be able to fully embrace the extraordinary beauty and immersive wonders of top destinations such as Prague, Ceske Budejovice, Hluboká nad Vltavou, and Vienna.

Throughout your tour around Europe, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, ranging from 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

You can review and select your preferred accommodation for each destination of your road trip around Czech Republic and Austria in the booking widget to the right of your screen. Or, scroll down to the travel itinerary for each day of your trip.

Upon your arrival in Czech Republic, you’ll be greeted by the captivating city of Prague. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 10-day adventure. While in Prague, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the city, including Charles Bridge and the fascinating Prague Castle. This is only the start of all the wonders you'll be able to experience throughout your tour around Europe.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Vienna’s St. Stephen's Cathedral. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Czech Republic and Austria will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy!

Shop at the popular shopping centers in Prague, Ceske Budejovice, Hluboká nad Vltavou, and Vienna and embark on a quest for rare souvenirs to give your friends and family back home. Shopping abroad is a fun experience that allows you to discover exclusive items that may not be available in your home country. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 10-day self-drive adventure in Czech Republic and Austria. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail.

Make the most of this multi-country holiday package by adapting it to your needs. Effortlessly include top-tier car rental services and drive through the continent’s enchanting landscapes with confidence. The included insurance coverage ensures a seamless and stress-free journey. Choose from a range of lavish or wallet-friendly lodgings to wake up well-rested on each day of your trip. Add flight tickets for a smooth arrival and departure. Lastly, upgrade your road trip experience with the best tours and activities along your route to have something fun to look forward to at each destination.

This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries in one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in Czech Republic and Austria.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Hotel, 9 nights
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Destinations

Český Krumlov - town in Czech Republicokres Český Krumlov
Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 4 nights
okres České Budějovice - city in Czech RepublicČeské Budějovice / 1 night
Praha -  in CzechiaPrague / 4 nights

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Photo of aerial view of Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral under clear Blue sunny sky ,Czech.Prague Castle
Photo of scenic aerial sunset on the architecture of the Old Town Pier and Charles Bridge over the Vltava River in Prague, Czech.Charles Bridge
Photo of aerial view of Schonbrunn Palace is a major tourist attraction in Vienna, Austria.Schönbrunn Palace
Photo of the Wiener Riesenrad or Vienna Giant Wheel 65m tall Ferris wheel in Prater park in Austria.Prater
Photo of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Vienna, Austria.St Stephen's Cathedral
Photo of aerial view of Old Town Square in Prague, Czech republic.Old Town Square
Photo of famous St. Vitus Cathedral Prague, Czech Republic on a Sunny evening.St Vitus Cathedral
Photo of the Belvedere Palace in Vienna, Austria.Belvedere Palace Chapel
Schönbrunn_Palace_parkSchönbrunn Palace Park
Photo of Prague Old Town Square Czech Republic, sunrise city skyline at Astronomical Clock Tower.Prague Astronomical Clock
Photo of amazing red deers in Prague zoo.Prague Zoo
Photo of a yellow pavillion in the Schonbrunn tiergarten zoological garden in Vienna, Austria.Tiergarten Schönbrunn
Photo of Vienna State Opera house in Austria on a sunny day.Vienna State Opera
Photo of Hofburg palace on St. Michael square (Michaelerplatz), Vienna, Austria.Hofburg Palace
Photo of St. Martin rotunda, Vysehrad, Prague, Czech Republic.Vyšehrad
Photo of Dancing House of Prague, (called Ginger and Fred) in New Town in Prague, Czech Republic.Dancing House
Photo of Powder tower (Prasna Brana) and Municipal House (Obecni Dum) on Republic square, Prague, Czech Republic.Powder Tower
Lennon WallLennon Wall
Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, KG Leopoldstadt, Leopoldstadt, Vienna, AustriaViennese Giant Ferris Wheel
Museum of Natural History Vienna, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaMuseum of Natural History Vienna
Photo of the Museumsquartier or MQ or Museums Quartier is an area in the centre of Vienna, Austria.MuseumsQuartier
Photo of main building of the National Museum in Prague ,Czech Republic.Národní Muzeum (National Museum, Prague)
Photo of beautiful colorful flower clock in Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria.Stadtpark
Franz Kafka - Rotating Head
Photo of Petrin Lookout Tower in Prague, Czech Republic.Petřín Lookout Tower
Photo of amazing spring cityscape, Vltava river and old city center with colorful lilac blooming in Letna park, Prague, Czechia.Letná Park
Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape, Lednice na Moravě, Lednice, okres Břeclav, Jihomoravský kraj, Southeast, CzechiaLednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape
Photo of Enchanting Český Krumlov Castle, Czech republic.Český Krumlov Castle
The State Chateau of Hluboká, Hluboká nad Vltavou, okres České Budějovice, Jihočeský kraj, Southwest, CzechiaThe State Chateau of Hluboká
Photo of Lednice castle with monumental park in South Moravia ,Czech Republic.Lednice Castle
HeldenplatzHeldenplatz
Photo of East entrance of the Clementinum in Prague, Czech republic.Klementinum
Photo of beautiful evening in Stromovka Park, Prague, Czech Republic.Stromovka
Photo of National Technical Museum, Prague, Czechia.National Technical Museum
Photo of Hluboká Zoo, with its full name South Bohemian Zoo Hluboká nad Vltavou, is a zoo in Hluboká nad Vltavou , opened since 1939, Czechia.Ohrada Zoo
Samson fountain, České Budějovice 1, České Budějovice, okres České Budějovice, Jihočeský kraj, Southwest, CzechiaSamson fountain
Maria-Theresa Memorial

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Day 1 – Prague - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Prague - arrival day

  • Prague - Arrival day
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  • Powder Tower
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Czech Republic and Austria begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Prague in Czech Republic. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Prague for 3 nights.

Catch an early flight to Czech Republic to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Prague before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated museum and attraction in Prague — Powder Tower. About 40,711 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Prague. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

As the sun sets on day 1 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Prague's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Czech Republic to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Prague has them.

Discover the essence of culinary excellence at Divinis, a luxury local dining experience. Renowned for its prestigious rating and impressive menu, Divinis consistently impresses both foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional italian cuisine.

Also highly recommended is Field, one of the best 1-star Michelin establishments in Prague. Take your pick from the modern menu, which has consistently earned Field high ratings and praise from satisfied guests. This top-rated Bib Gourmand restaurant promises a culinary experience you will remember.

Experience the best local flavors while in Prague and reserve a table at the 1-star Michelin restaurant, La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise. Its delectable modern offerings have contributed to impressive reviews from numerous patrons who’ve already savored its meals.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Hemingway Bar. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,897 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at U Tellerů. This popular bar in Prague is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 517 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love Restaurace Malostranská beseda. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Restaurace Malostranská beseda has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 5,195 reviews.

Your multi-country road trip in Czech Republic and Austria has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2 – Prague

Day 2

Day 2 – Prague

  • Prague
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Drive 12 km, 1 hour 19 min

  • National Technical Museum
  • Letná Park
  • Prague Castle
  • St Vitus Cathedral
  • Petřín Lookout Tower
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On day 2, you will wake up in Prague with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 2 nights left in Prague before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Czech Republic and Austria.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated research institution and attraction in Prague — National Technical Museum. About 16,673 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The popular Letná Park is another top sight in Prague that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved park in the area, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 25,441 visitors.

Prague Castle is a spectacular castle and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Prague, earning an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 165,886 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent St. Vitus Cathedral. Because of its allure and charm, around 79,355 visitors have rated this attraction and catholic cathedral an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

Discover the allure of Petřín Lookout Tower, drawing in over 234,200 visitors annually. Echoing its popularity, 27,864 travelers have awarded this famous observation tower and sightseeing spot an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Prague by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Prague.

As the sun sets on day 2 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Prague's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Czech Republic to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Prague has them.

Make sure to reserve a table at Sia Restaurant, an iconic dining spot in Prague. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,997 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Pepř a Sůl while in Prague. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,983 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Bílá Kráva - steaky a francouzská venkovská kuchyně, a favorite in Prague. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,843 discerning guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at U Parlamentu. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 4,974 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Lehká hlava - vegetarian restaurant. This popular bar in Prague is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,152 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love Aero Cinema. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Aero Cinema has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,755 reviews.

Celebrate day 2 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 3 – Prague

Day 3

Day 3 – Prague

  • Prague
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Drive 22 km, 1 hour 10 min

  • Dancing House
  • Charles Bridge
  • Lennon Wall
  • Stromovka
  • Prague Zoo
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Day 3 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Prague. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 1 night more before hitting the road again.

Something that makes Prague the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding office building, Dancing House. This local gem has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 52,721 visitors.

The famous Charles Bridge is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Prague's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 158,552 travelers have rated this incredible stone bridge and travel destination an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Prague is also home to the extraordinary Lennon Wall, which boasts a 4.1 out of 5 star rating in 38,461 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Stromovka. With an impressive average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from a total of 16,053 reviews, a visit to this wonderful natural monument in the czech republic and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

On this Prague exploration, you'll also have the chance to admire the fantastic Prague Zoo up close. This fascinating zoo and attraction is a must-visit, and its average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 55,801 travelers is proof. Around 1,445,126 people travel to Prague each year just to see this famous attraction with their own eyes, so make sure to make time for this absolute gem.

To make your day special, check out all the available tours and tickets in the city!

Prague has something for every interest and travel budget.

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in Czech Republic and Austria, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Prague. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Don't miss out on experiencing Café Jen, a renowned dining spot in Prague. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,385 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at V Zátiší while immersing yourself in Prague. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,190 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Café Louvre, a beloved dining establishment within Prague. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 16,246 satisfied customers.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend BeerGeek Bar, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,906 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Anonymous Bar. It is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,644 customers.

XL Restaurant Grill & Bar is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,337 customers.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 4 – Prague and Ceske Budejovice

Day 4

Day 4 – Prague and Ceske Budejovice

  • Prague
  • České Budějovice
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Drive 153 km, 2 hours 17 min

  • Old Town Square
  • Prague Astronomical Clock
  • Franz Kafka - Rotating Head
  • Národní Muzeum (National Museum, Prague)
  • Vyšehrad
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 4 of your multi-country journey across Czech Republic and Austria. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Prague in the Czech Republic. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat for a restful slumber at one of the best hotels in Ceske Budejovice. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Prague is the magnificent Old Town Square. Around 102,226 visitors have rated this excellent square and travel destination an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Prague Astronomical Clock on this leg of your adventure in Czech Republic. This attraction is a well-known astronomical clock that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 59,932 travelers.

The remarkable Franz Kafka - Rotating Head by David Cerny is known to be one of the best places to visit in Prague, and its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 25,194 traveler reviews is proof.

Dive deeper into Prague by exploring the captivating Národní Muzeum (National Museum, Prague). With a stellar average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 33,461 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your Prague exploration list!

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Prague, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your European road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Ceske Budejovice may take around 1 hour 44 min.

Hit the road and make your way to the next destination. Prague, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. We highly recommend checking out its most popular attractions.

A tour of Prague is not complete without a visit to the famous Old Town Square. This incredible square and attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 102,226 travelers.

Make the most of your Prague travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Prague Astronomical Clock. This astronomical clock and unique destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 59,932 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Franz Kafka - Rotating Head by David Cerny for an experience worth remembering. This local point of interest and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 25,194 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Vyšehrad. This amazing site is a wonderful fortress with more than 45,300 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars. By visiting this attraction, you’ll be one of the 45,878 people who do so each year.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Prague by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Prague.

Take some time off from the road, it’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Ceske Budejovice. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Ceske Budejovice. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Don't miss out on experiencing BRIO Restaurant, a renowned dining spot in Ceske Budejovice. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 1,318 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Poetic Cocktail Bar Žlutá Ponorka while immersing yourself in Ceske Budejovice. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 665 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Indian Restaurant, a beloved dining establishment within Ceske Budejovice. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,444 satisfied customers.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Restaurace Masné krámy, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Restaurace Masné krámy boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 4,907 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Minipivovar Krajinská 27, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Minipivovar Krajinská 27 has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 990 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Singer Pub. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.4 out of 5-star from 990 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Ceske Budejovice as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 5 – Ceske Budejovice, Hluboká nad Vltavou, Český Krumlov, and Vienna

Day 5

Day 5 – Ceske Budejovice, Hluboká nad Vltavou, Český Krumlov, and Vienna

  • České Budějovice
  • Vienna
  • okres Český Krumlov
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Drive 255 km, 3 hours 52 min

  • Samson fountain
  • The State Chateau of Hluboká
  • Ohrada Zoo
  • Český Krumlov Castle
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On day 5 of your multi-country road trip across Czech Republic and Austria, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Ceske Budejovice in the Czech Republic and Vienna in Austria. In the evening, you’ll end up in Vienna, where you will stay for 4 nights.

Samson fountain is a travelers’ favorite in Ceske Budejovice, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,145 visitors.

Český Krumlov’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Ceske Budejovice behind. This drive usually takes around 56 min.

Set your GPS to Ceske Budejovice and hit the road. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring a new destination. Ceske Budejovice beckons with new experiences!

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated park and attraction in Ceske Budejovice — Samson fountain. About 6,145 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop in Austria. Turn on the radio and notice the scenic views transition from Czech Republic’s Ceske Budejovice to the enchanting landscapes of Vienna. Keep in mind that your travel time may take around 3 hours 30 min without traffic disruptions.

When you're ready for a new adventure, get into the car and drive to your next destination. Upon reaching Hluboká nad Vltavou, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Hluboká nad Vltavou is the magnificent The State Chateau of Hluboká. Around 23,568 visitors have rated this excellent sightseeing destination and travel destination an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Ohrada Zoo on this leg of your adventure in Czech Republic. This attraction is a well-known zoo that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from around 12,161 travelers. Given this incredible site's popularity, it’s easy to understand why more than 201,500 people visit it every year.

When you start to long for the next destination, jump into the car and continue your journey. When you reach Český Krumlov, that’s your cue to take a breather from the road. Check out some of the top attractions in the town.

A tour of Český Krumlov is not complete without a visit to the famous Český Krumlov Castle. This incredible castle and attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 24,572 travelers, and is visited by 196,400 people every year.

Make the most of your vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Ceske Budejovice has in store for you.

There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your adventure in the Czech Republic. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Vienna. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Vienna’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the region’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Czech Republic and Austria.

Enjoy an outstanding Bib Gourmand dining experience at Amador. Holding an impressive 3 Michelin-star rating and a remarkable menu, Amador consistently impresses both foreign and local guests, earning praise for its exceptional creative and contemporary cuisine.

Another renowned restaurant is Mraz & Sohn, one of the best Bib Gourmand 2-star Michelin fine dining venues in Vienna. Take your pick from the creative menu, where each dish is a masterpiece meticulously crafted to delight your senses.

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable dining experience at Steirereck im Stadtpark in Vienna. With its prestigious 2-Michelin star rating, the menu is crafted to delight your palate and take you on a culinary journey. This acclaimed restaurant with a Bib-Gourmand award, serves creative and contemporary dishes that have garnered numerous reviews from satisfied guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Bockshorn Irish Pub, a must-visit hotspot in the region of Vienna. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,158 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Needle Vinyl Bar, consistently rated 4.8 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to Josef Cocktailbar, one of the top-rated bars in Vienna, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 508 satisfied customers.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 6 – Vienna

Day 6

Day 6 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 19 km, 1 hour 12 min

  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
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Wake up and see what day 6 of your great European road trip in Czech Republic and Austria has in store for you! You will be staying in Vienna for 3 nights before continuing your journey to the next destination.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Vienna is the magnificent Belvedere Palace Chapel. Around 66,332 visitors have rated this excellent chapel and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Schönbrunn Palace on this leg of your adventure in Austria. This attraction is a well-known château that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 145,237 travelers.

The remarkable Schönbrunn Palace is known to be one of the best places to visit in Vienna, and its average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 53,579 traveler reviews is proof.

Dive deeper into Vienna by exploring the captivating Tiergarten Schönbrunn. With a stellar average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 50,414 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your Vienna exploration list!

Make more amazing memories during your vacation in the Czech Republic by adding tours and activities to your travel itinerary. Tours are another exciting way to experience the best of Vienna, immersing yourself in local customs and meeting new friends.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Vienna. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the region’s most popular bars.

Make sure to book a table at Café Landtmann, a popular restaurant in Vienna. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 13,586 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Plachutta Wollzeile during your stay in Vienna. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 6,398 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of Vollpension, a renowned dining destination in Vienna. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,641 satisfied guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned 1516 Brewing Company, a must-visit hotspot in the region of Vienna. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, backed by 10,352 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Salm Bräu, consistently rated 4.3 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to 7Stern Bräu, one of the top-rated bars in Vienna, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,265 satisfied customers.

Take in the ambiance of Vienna as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 7 – Vienna

Day 7

Day 7 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 3 km, 45 min

  • MuseumsQuartier
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
  • Maria-Theresa Memorial
  • Heldenplatz
  • Hofburg Palace
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On day 7, you will wake up in Vienna with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 2 nights left in Vienna before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Czech Republic and Austria.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Vienna today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding MuseumsQuartier. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 30,180 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Museum of Natural History Vienna. This incredible attraction and museum holds an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to 33,317 visitors.

According to travelers in Vienna, the extraordinary Maria-Theresa Memorial is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 24,300 visitors.

As the day moves along, don’t miss out the incredible park, Heldenplatz. Up to 18,261 visitors have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you’re up for another attraction, check out the popular castle, Hofburg Palace. This attraction is rated an average 4.7 out of 5 stars among 47,034 visitors.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Vienna, its culture, and people.

So be sure to reserve your slot early so you won’t miss the chance to join this highly recommended activity in Vienna.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Vienna’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the region’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Czech Republic and Austria.

Don't forget to book a table at Lugeck, a well-known eatery in Vienna. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 4,346 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Reinthaler's Beisl while exploring Vienna. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 3,346 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Puerstner, a popular restaurant in Vienna. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 3,511 discerning diners.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Zum Schwarzen Kameel, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the region. Zum Schwarzen Kameel boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 4,523 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Flanagans, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Flanagans has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,132 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Crossfield's Australian Pub. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.4 out of 5-star from 3,132 customers.

As the night falls in Vienna, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 8 – Vienna

Day 8

Day 8 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 8 km, 39 min

  • Prater
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Stadtpark
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Day 8 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Vienna. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the region for 1 night more before hitting the road again.

A tour of Vienna is not complete without a visit to the famous Prater. This incredible park and attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 114,084 travelers.

Make the most of your Vienna travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. This sightseeing destination and unique destination is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 37,411 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Stadtpark for an experience worth remembering. This local metro station and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 27,294 visitors.

While in Vienna, take the chance to join a popular tour to experience something one-of-a-kind during your getaway in the Czech Republic. Check out all the tours Vienna offers, and personalize your vacation package to your preferences for an amazing day in the city.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Vienna. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Austria in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Rinderwahn, a distinguished dining establishment in Vienna. It has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 3,045 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Loos American Bar, a top-notch spot in the region scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Loos American Bar has charmed many with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 1,538 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at MARIO Pasta-Grill-Bar, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. MARIO Pasta-Grill-Bar captures hearts with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 1,320 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Kleinod, another local party gem in Vienna. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 863 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 9 – Vienna, Lednice, and Prague

Day 9

Day 9 – Vienna, Lednice, and Prague

  • Vienna
  • Prague
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Drive 352 km, 4 hours 14 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Vienna State Opera
  • Lednice Castle
  • Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape
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On day 9 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Czech Republic and Austria, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Vienna in Austria and Lednice in the Czech Republic. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Prague, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Something that makes Vienna the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding catholic cathedral, St. Stephen's Cathedral. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 103,855 visitors.

The famous Vienna State Opera is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Vienna's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 49,854 travelers have rated this incredible opera house and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Get comfortable in your rental car and blast some good music as you continue your road trip in Europe, and drive to your next destination, Prague, Czech Republic. This car ride takes around 3 hours 48 min.

When you're ready to continue your journey, get into the car. As you arrive in Vienna, slow down and say goodbye to the road for a while. Vienna welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences. Stretch your arms and legs and head out into the city.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Vienna today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding St. Stephen's Cathedral. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 103,855 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Vienna State Opera. This incredible attraction and opera house holds an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to 49,854 visitors.

Set your GPS to Lednice and hit the road. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring a new destination. Lednice beckons with new experiences!

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Lednice, including the outstanding Lednice Castle. Having an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 21,457 reviews and welcoming more than 256,000 visitors each year, this fascinating château and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Lednice is also home to the captivating Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape, a local park considered one of the highlights of the city. About 24,265 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.8 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity.

To make your fun escapade in Vienna, Czech Republic even more exciting, we recommend you check out all the tours and activities you can add to your itinerary. Joining tours is an incredible way to visit wonderful places and meet new friends.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Prague.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy lively vibes in central Prague. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across Czech Republic and Austria.

Don't forget to book a table at Lokál, a well-known eatery in Prague. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 13,249 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Kozlovna Apropos while exploring Prague. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 7,062 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Restaurace Hybernská, a popular restaurant in Prague. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 5,779 discerning diners.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Červený Jelen / Red Stag. This famous bar in Prague has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,102 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, Restaurant Kandelábr. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. Restaurant Kandelábr has received an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,468 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend Black Angel's Bar. This bar offers guests many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to pair with a great night, helping it earn an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,859 customers.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 10 – Prague - departure day

Day 10

Day 10 – Prague - departure day

  • Prague - Departure day
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  • Klementinum
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On day 10 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Prague before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across Czech Republic and Austria. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

As your final day in Czech Republic unfolds, don’t miss the chance for a last-minute shopping spree in Prague’s shopping district. Your accommodation’s convenient location near the city’s shopping area offers the luxury of time, so you don’t have to limit yourself from leisurely strolling its streets amidst a collection of establishments.

Look for the perfect gift for your loved ones back home, or buy yourself a little keepsake to remind you of Czech Republic.

A tour of Prague is not complete without a visit to the famous Clementinum. This incredible building complex and attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 19,143 travelers.

Get a last taste of Czech Republic’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Prague and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across Czech Republic and Austria.

The time has come to say farewell to Prague for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 10-day European road trip in Czech Republic and Austria with fond memories. Safe travels!

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