12-Day Road Trip to the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland

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Set off on a grand 12-day Euro trip through Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland. Visit multiple cities like Prague, Devín, Budapest, and Krakow, each offering a unique experience unlike any other.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 4 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 4 nights in the Czech Republic, 2 nights in Slovakia, 3 nights in Hungary, and 2 nights in Poland.

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. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Prague and begin your adventure from there. Explore Prague, Janské Lázně, and Dvůr Králové nad Labem, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of Slovakia. Immerse yourself in the allure of Devín, Old Town, Karlova Ves, Bratislava, and Poprad, where every street tells a story.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Hungary. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Budapest.

As your Euro trip unfolds, you'll find yourself in Poland. Poland offers a multitude of experiences to explore in destinations like Krakow, Wrocław, Legnica, and Wałbrzych.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Devín’s Devín Castle and Budapest's iconic Fisherman's Bastion. In Krakow, marvel at the extraordinary Old town Market Square in Krakow. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Throughout your tour, 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.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy! Embark on a quest for a rare souvenir in each destination. 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 12-day self-drive adventure in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland. 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. 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 on one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland.

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

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Included

Hotel, 11 nights
Rental car, 12 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Wroclaw - city in PolandWroclaw
District of Poprad - city in SlovakiaPoprad / 1 night
Bratislava - city in SlovakiaBratislava / 1 night
Photo of Town hall and Magistrat Square of Walbrzych, Poland.Wałbrzych County
Budapest - city in HungaryBudapest / 3 nights
Legnica - city in PolandLegnica County / 1 night
Krakow - city in PolandKraków / 1 night
okres Trutnov - city in Czech RepublicTrutnov
Praha -  in CzechiaPrague / 4 nights

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Photo of main square in Krakow on a summer day, Poland.Old town Market Square in Krakow
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 Wawel castle with Gardens and cathedral, Krakow, Poland.Wawel Royal Castle National Art Collection
Photo of Old town architecture of Budapest. Buda temple church of Matthias. Buda's Castle District, Hungary.Castle District
Photo of aerial view of Wroclaw with parks and zoo in early spring, Poland.Wrocław Zoological Garden
Photo of aerial view of Old Town Square in Prague, Czech republic.Old Town Square
Photo of Fisherman's bastion in Budapest, Hungary. Fisherman's Bastion
Photo of Town Hall on the Market Square, Wroclaw, Poland.Market Square
Photo of famous St. Vitus Cathedral Prague, Czech Republic on a Sunny evening.St Vitus Cathedral
Photo of Heroes' Square, Hosok Tere or Millennium Monument, major attraction of city, with 36 m high Corinthian column in center, Budapest, Hungary. Heroes' Square
Photo of Budapest City park big playground in aerial panoramic view.City Park
Photo of Eclectic terrace in one of the most attractive ruin pubs, the Szimpla. Ruin pubs, Budapest, Hungary.Szimpla
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 St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary.St Stephen's Basilica
Photo of Széchenyi Chain Bridge in Budapest.Széchenyi Chain Bridge
Wrocław Africarium, Dąbie, Osiedle Biskupin-Sępolno-Dąbie-Bartoszowice, Wroclaw, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, PolandWrocław Africarium
Photo of Książ Castle front view full view landscape, Poland.Książ castle and park complex
View on Bratislava castle and old town over the river Danube in Bratislava city, SlovakiaBratislava Castle
Photo of Szechenyi Medicinal Bath in Budapest. The bath, located in the City Park, was built in Neo-baroque style to the design of Gyozo Czigler.Széchenyi thermal bath
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 entrance of the Budapest Zoo, Budapest, Hungary.Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
Photo of Powder tower (Prasna Brana) and Municipal House (Obecni Dum) on Republic square, Prague, Czech Republic.Powder Tower
Photo of Wawel cathedral on Wawel Hill in Krakow, Poland.Wawel Cathedral
Photo of Flamingos in Safari Park in Dvůr Králové nad Labem, Eastern Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe.Dvůr Králové Zoo
Franz Kafka - Rotating Head
Photo of amazing spring cityscape, Vltava river and old city center with colorful lilac blooming in Letna park, Prague, Czechia.Letná Park
Photo of St. Matthias Church in Budapest. Matthias Church
Autumn leaves falling in The Planty - a park in Krakow, Poland.Planty Park
Photo of Shoes on the Danube Bank in Budapest, Hungary.Shoes on the Danube Bank
Photo of Budapest Eye (ferris wheel) at Erzsebet Square, Budapest, Hungary.Ferris Wheel of Budapest
Photo of Hungarian Parliament at daytime. Budapest. One of the most beautiful buildings in the Hungarian capital.Hungarian Parliament Building
Photo of East entrance of the Clementinum in Prague, Czech republic.Klementinum
The Timber Trail, Krkonoše
Devin Castle Fortified Walls Rocks DanubiaDevín Castle
photo of view of The "erzsébet" bridge form the right.Erzsébet Bridge
A street in the Old town of Bratislava, Slovakia, leading to Michael's gate towerMichael's Gate
Barbican and Old Town in Krakow in autumn scenery St. Florian's Gate in autumn scenery, Cracow, Poland.St. Florian's Gate
Bratislava Zoo, Karlova Ves, Mlynská dolina, District of Bratislava IV, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaBratislava Zoo
Čumil is the metal statue depicts plumber peeking out of open sewer manholeČumil
Sad Janka Kráľa, Dvory, Petržalka, District of Bratislava V, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaSad Janka Kráľa
UFO Lookout Tower, Dvory, Petržalka, District of Bratislava V, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaMost SNP (UFO Tower)
View on Bratislava city with St. Martin's Cathedral and Danube river, Bratislava, Slovakia.St Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava
Photo of View of Hviezdoslav Square, pedestrian zone in Dolny Kubin town during sunny day in summer. Hviezdoslavovo námestie

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Day 1

Day 1 – Prague - arrival day

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  • Powder Tower
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland 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.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Prague. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Czech Republic. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Prague boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of Czech Republic.

Treat yourself to an extraordinary dining experience at Divinis, one of the top upscale restaurants in Prague. Offering a diverse menu focusing on italian cuisine, Divinis has earned praise from numerous satisfied guests.

A local favorite is Field. This exceptional dining experience in Prague has been awarded 1 Michelin stars. Featuring modern cuisine, this popular Bib Gourmand restaurant is a top choice for both locals and tourists.

Discover the extraordinary dining experience offered by La Degustation Bohême Bourgeoise in Prague. Its 1-Michelin star menu is designed to tantalize your taste buds and take you on a culinary adventure. Many previous guests have raved about this restaurant, adding to its 1 Michelin-star reputation.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Hemingway Bar, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,897 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Restaurace Malostranská beseda. It is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,195 customers.

U Parlamentu is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,974 customers.

Your multi-country road trip in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland 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

Day 2 – Prague

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Drive 4 km, 55 min

  • Prague Castle
  • St Vitus Cathedral
  • Charles Bridge
  • Prague Astronomical Clock
  • Old Town Square
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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, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland by rewarding yourself with a taste of Prague’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Don't forget to book a table at Bílá Kráva - steaky a francouzská venkovská kuchyně, 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 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,843 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit V Zátiší while exploring Prague. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 1,190 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Café Louvre, 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 16,246 discerning diners.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Lehká hlava - vegetarian restaurant, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,152 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.

Červený Jelen / Red Stag 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 2,102 customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland! Enjoy your evening in Prague to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Prague

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Drive 25 km, 1 hour 18 min

  • Prague Zoo
  • Letná Park
  • Vyšehrad
  • Dancing House
  • Franz Kafka - Rotating Head
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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.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Prague boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of Czech Republic.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Lokál, an acclaimed dining establishment in Prague. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 13,249 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Kozlovna Apropos while experiencing the best of Prague. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 7,062 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Restaurace Hybernská, an elegant culinary destination in Prague. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 5,779 previous guests.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Black Angel's Bar, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. Black Angel's Bar boasts an impressive 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,859 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at The Grand Mark Prague, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. The Grand Mark Prague has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,426 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, NIGHTMARE Prague Horror Bar. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.6 out of 5-star from 1,426 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Prague 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 4

Day 4 – Prague and Bratislava

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Drive 357 km, 4 hours 44 min

  • Bratislava Zoo
  • Devín Castle
  • Sad Janka Kráľa
  • Most SNP (UFO Tower)
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Dive into day 4 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland. Today's main destinations are Devín in Slovakia, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Bratislava. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Something that makes Karlova Ves the perfect holiday destination is that the town offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding zoo, Bratislava Zoo. This local gem has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 10,399 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Karlova Ves and set your GPS to Devín. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 14 min. Upon reaching Devín, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Devín Castle. This outstanding castle and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 17,149 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Devín Castle is worth pages in your travel diary.

When you’ve had your share of Devín, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Old Town. Your travel time is around 19 min.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Devín today.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Bratislava’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of Slovakia's delectable cuisine at one of Bratislava's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Gatto Matto Panská. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Bratislava boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 3,308 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Bratislava is Balans Bistro. It has garnered a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 1,221 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Bratislava Flagship, in Bratislava. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 5,068 satisfied customers.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned The Dubliner Irish Pub, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Bratislava. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, backed by 4,012 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Meštiansky pivovar, consistently rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to FABRIKA the beer pub, one of the top-rated bars in Bratislava, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,207 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 5

Day 5 – Bratislava and Budapest

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Drive 202 km, 2 hours 33 min

  • Michael's Gate
  • Čumil
  • Hviezdoslavovo námestie
  • St Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava
  • Bratislava Castle
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On day 5 of your multi-country road trip across Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland, 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 Bratislava in Slovakia and Budapest in Hungary. In the evening, you’ll end up in Budapest, where you will stay for 3 nights.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Budapest, Hungary. This car ride takes around 2 hours 5 min.

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

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Budapest boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of Hungary.

Elevate your stay in Budapest by dining at this Bib Gourmand awarded restaurant. Renowned for its prestigious 2 Michelin-star rating and a variety of mouthwatering dishes, Stand consistently impresses foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional modern and hungarian cuisine.

Another popular dining spot in Budapest is essência, which holds a rating of 1 Michelin stars. This Bib Gourmand establishment’s inviting atmosphere and menu leave a lasting impression on everyone who dines here. Its modern and portuguese menu, characterized by its exquisite flavors, is a true testament to essência’s culinary excellence.

If you’re in the mood to try something different, consider reserving a table at Babel. This celebrated dining spot in Budapest is renowned for its creative meals and modern menu. Countless guests have praised this Bib Gourmand restaurant, adding to its 1 Michelin-star status.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Hotsy Totsy Budapest, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Hotsy Totsy Budapest has charmed many with its 4.7 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 716 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Szimpla Kert, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Szimpla Kert captures hearts with its 4.6 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 59,268 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest, another local party gem in Budapest. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,455 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

As the night falls in Budapest, 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 6

Day 6 – Budapest

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Drive 7 km, 55 min

  • Hungarian Parliament Building
  • Shoes on the Danube Bank
  • Fisherman's Bastion
  • Matthias Church
  • Castle District
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Wake up and see what day 6 of your great European road trip in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland has in store for you! You will be staying in Budapest for 2 nights before continuing your journey to the next destination.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Budapest. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Hungary 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.

Reserve your spot at Menza Étterem és Kávéház, a popular local restaurant in Budapest. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 10,299 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience VakVarjú Restaurant during your stay in Budapest. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,223 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Zöld Kapu Vendéglő ASZTALFOGLALÁS CSAK TELEFONON! NE HASZNÁLD A KÉK ASZTALFOGLALÁS GOMBOT! RESERVATION ONLY BY PHONE!, a popular local gem in Budapest. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 3,121 satisfied guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Morrison's 2. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,042 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Kandalló. This popular bar in Budapest is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,760 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love BarCraft Budapest Nyugati. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. BarCraft Budapest Nyugati has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,145 reviews.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Budapest

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Drive 16 km, 1 hour 2 min

  • City Park
  • Széchenyi thermal bath
  • Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Heroes' Square
  • Erzsébet Bridge
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On day 7, you will wake up in Budapest with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Budapest before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland.

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

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Rosenstein Vendéglő. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Budapest boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 3,060 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Budapest is Korhely Faloda & Daloda. It has garnered a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,287 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Lecso Hungarian Fast Food, in Budapest. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,937 satisfied customers.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Lámpás Student Pub, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Lámpás Student Pub has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,125 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at 0,75 bistro & bar, a crowd-favorite. Around 2,521 customers have rated their experience at 0,75 bistro & bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Warm Up Cocktail bar belongs to the list of the best bars in Budapest, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,593 bar-goers.

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 8

Day 8 – Budapest and Poprad

  • Budapest
  • Poprad
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Drive 376 km, 4 hours 24 min

  • Széchenyi Chain Bridge
  • Ferris Wheel of Budapest
  • St Stephen's Basilica
  • Szimpla
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 8 of your multi-country journey across Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Budapest in Hungary and Poprad in Slovakia. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Poprad where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Budapest is the fantastic Széchenyi Chain Bridge. As an appreciated chain bridge and local gem in the area, Széchenyi Chain Bridge has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 54,570 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Ferris Wheel of Budapest. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 22,269 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of St. Stephen's Basilica, a standout minor basilica and attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 57,810 reviewers.

Experience the magic that has drawn so many to the doorstep of the outstanding Szimpla. This ruin pub is a highly recommended attraction in the city boasting an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 59,268 visitor reviews.

Poprad’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Budapest behind. This drive usually takes around 3 hours 45 min. Poprad welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

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

As the sun sets on day 8 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Poprad's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Slovakia 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, Poprad has them.

Reserve a table at La Crêperie, a renowned restaurant in Poprad. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 717 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Pizzeria Utopia while in Poprad. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 2,293 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Poprad at Dobré časy, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,984 customers.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Restart Burger. This famous bar in Poprad has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,967 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, Hodovňa. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. Hodovňa has received an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,148 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend NEW CHICAGO - Veselá krčma. 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 461 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 9

Day 9 – Poprad and Krakow

  • Kraków
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Drive 152 km, 3 hours 1 min

  • Wawel Royal Castle National Art Collection
  • Wawel Cathedral
  • Planty Park
  • St. Florian's Gate
  • Old town Market Square in Krakow
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 9 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 2 stops. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Krakow in Poland. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Krakow, your home for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Krakow, Poland and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 2 hours 30 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Krakow beckons with new experiences!

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Krakow. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

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 Krakow. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Make your stay in Krakow one for the books by indulging in an unforgettable culinary experience at MOLÁM, a gem acclaimed by food experts. Its delightful thai cuisine and the praise from satisfied patrons speak of its outstanding quality. MOLÁM promises exceptional dishes and ensures your dining experience will be nothing short of extraordinary.

Another Michelin restaurant in Krakow you shouldn’t miss is the Bib-Gourmand awardee Bottiglieria 1881. With 2 Michelin star rating, it’s a haven for food lovers and enthusiasts. Bottiglieria 1881 proudly maintains an outstanding reputation, attracting diners from near and far, all delighted by its creative culinary offerings.

Czarna Kaczka/ Black Duck stands out as a local favorite in Krakow. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 3,682 customers.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Piwnica Pod Baranami. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,916 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Nowy Kraftowy. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,066 customers.

Eszeweria cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Around 1,522 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.7 out of 5 stars average rating.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Krakow and Legnica

  • Wroclaw
  • Legnica County
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Drive 364 km, 4 hours 49 min

  • Market Square
  • Wrocław Zoological Garden
  • Wrocław Africarium
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On day 10 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Wrocław in Poland. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Legnica, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

After soaking in Krakow’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Wrocław. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 3 hours 3 min. When you arrive in Wrocław, it's time to take a break from the road.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Legnica, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Wrocław to Legnica may take around 1 hour 16 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

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

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy the lively vibes in central Legnica. 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, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Restauracja Stacja Gliwicka, an acclaimed dining establishment in Legnica. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 583 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Tradycja | Restauracja Po Polsku while experiencing the best of Legnica. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 1,296 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Bar Orientalny DRAGON. , an elegant culinary destination in Legnica. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 722 previous guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Art Cafe Modjeska. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 236 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Ministerstwo Śledzia i Wódki. This popular bar in Legnica is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 724 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love Pijalnia wódki i piwa. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Pijalnia wódki i piwa has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 368 reviews.

Take in the ambiance of Legnica 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 11

Day 11 – Legnica and Prague

  • Wałbrzych County
  • Prague
  • Trutnov
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Drive 323 km, 4 hours 47 min

  • Książ castle and park complex
  • The Timber Trail, Krkonoše
  • Dvůr Králové Zoo
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Dive into day 11 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland. Today's main destinations are Wałbrzych in Poland and Janské Lázně in the Czech Republic, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Prague. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Wałbrzych. This drive usually takes around 56 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Wałbrzych today.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive towards Czech Republic, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Trutnov. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 28 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Prague of your choice.

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

Reserve your spot at U Kroka, a popular local restaurant in Prague. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 4,515 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience U Pivrnce during your stay in Prague. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,844 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Maitrea restaurace, a popular local gem in Prague. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 3,593 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend OSSEGG Praha - Pivovar & Restaurace, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,264 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Gastro Bar 1401 Praha. It is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,066 customers.

DÉJÁVU Music Club Prague is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 921 customers.

Celebrate day 11 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 12

Day 12 – Prague - departure day

  • Prague - Departure day
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  • Klementinum
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On day 12 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, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

Make the most of your final day in Czech Republic by visiting Prague’s iconic markets and shopping establishments. Your stay’s proximity to the city’s retail haven invites an unhurried and unforgettable exploration of its variety of stores and establishments.

Secure the perfect souvenirs for your family and friends back home or buy yourself a remembrance of your amazing experience in Czech Republic.

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, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland.

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 12-day European road trip in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland with fond memories. Safe travels!

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