14-Day Road Trip to Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia

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Jan. - Dec.
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Embark on an unforgettable 14-day multi-country road trip across Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia! If traveling through picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the captivating cultures of destinations like Budapest, Bratislava, Prague, Ljubljana, and Zagreb sounds like your idea of a great vacation, this iconic European tour is for you.

This enchanting 14-day multi-country tour allows you to journey through 6 extraordinary countries in Europe.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Hungary, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. Explore charming locales such as Budapest, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

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

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Czechia. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Prague. From ancient architecture to culinary delights, Czechia invites you to immerse yourself in its rich culture and experience a voyage like no other.

As your Euro trip unfolds, you'll find yourself in Austria. Austria offers a multitude of experiences to explore in destinations like Vienna and Steyr. Whether you seek relaxation or crave excitement, Austria promises an unforgettable journey filled with unforgettable moments.

In the next phase of your Europe tour, you'll drive to Slovenia. Look forward to enticing destinations, including Ljubljana and Postojna, where you can savor its rich culture, splendid landscapes, and culinary delights. Whether you're a history buff or an outdoor enthusiast, Slovenia is a destination filled with wonder.

The final leg of your tour brings you to the magnificent Croatia, a destination renowned for its unparalleled beauty and rich history. Delve into the wonders of Zagreb, where each place of interest is a testament to the country's unique charm.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 6 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 4 nights in Hungary, 1 night in Slovakia, 2 nights in Czechia, 4 nights in Austria, 1 night in Slovenia, and 1 night in Croatia. During these 14 days, you will be able to fully embrace the extraordinary beauty and immersive wonders of top destinations such as Budapest, Bratislava, Prague, Ljubljana, and Zagreb and beyond.

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, usually meaning a range of 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

In Hungary for example, you can choose between luxury treatment at the 5-star Hard Rock Hotel Budapest, immaculate service and atmosphere at a 4-star hotel like Mercure Budapest Castle Hill, or comfort on a budget at the stellar Dean's College Hotel, a 3-star hotel.

Similarly, in Slovakia, the choice stands between accommodations such as the more affordable 3-star Elisabeth Old Town, the mid-range 4-star Hotel Set, and the luxurious 5-star Flora Cozy Apartment.

You can review and select your preferred accommodation for each destination of your road trip around Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia in the booking widget to the right of your screen or by scrolling down to the travel itinerary for each day of your trip.

Upon your arrival in Hungary, you’ll be greeted by the captivating city of Budapest. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 14-day adventure. While in Budapest, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the city, including Castle District and the fascinating Fisherman's Bastion. 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 Bratislava’s Bratislava Castle and Prague's iconic Prague Castle. In Vienna, marvel at the extraordinary Schönbrunn Palace. During your time in Ljubljana, appreciate the unforgettable Ljubljana Castle. Finally, on your detour to Zagreb, experience the awe-inspiring Park Maksimir. 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 Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy!

Shop at the popular shopping centers in Budapest, Bratislava, Prague, Ljubljana, and Zagreb 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 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 14-day self-drive adventure in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. 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 Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

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

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Hotel, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Budapest - city in HungaryBudapest
Capital of Slovenia, panoramic view with old town and castle.Ljubljana / 1 night
Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 3 nights
Postojna - town in SloveniaPostojna
Bratislava - city in SlovakiaBratislava
Zagreb - city in CroatiaZagreb
Praha -  in CzechiaPrague
Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg
Steyr - city in AustriaSteyr / 1 night

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Attractions

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 Old town architecture of Budapest. Buda temple church of Matthias. Buda's Castle District, Hungary.Castle District
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 Fisherman's bastion in Budapest, Hungary. Fisherman's Bastion
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 the Belvedere Palace in Vienna, Austria.Belvedere Palace Chapel
Photo of Eclectic terrace in one of the most attractive ruin pubs, the Szimpla. Ruin pubs, Budapest, Hungary.Szimpla
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 St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary.St Stephen's Basilica
Photo of Széchenyi Chain Bridge in Budapest.Széchenyi Chain Bridge
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 Buda Castle Royal Palace on Hill Hungary, Budapest.Buda Castle
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 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 beautiful view of Salzburg skyline with Festung Hohensalzburg and Salzach river in summer, Salzburg, Salzburger Land, Austria.Fortress Hohensalzburg
Beautiful cave interior water cavern with ancient stalactites and stalagmitesPostojna Cave
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
Ljubljana. Beautiful cities of Europe - charming, capital of Slovenia, panoramic view with old town and castle.Ljubljana Castle
Photo of the Museumsquartier or MQ or Museums Quartier is an area in the centre of Vienna, Austria.MuseumsQuartier
Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, KG Leopoldstadt, Leopoldstadt, Vienna, AustriaViennese Giant Ferris Wheel
Lennon WallLennon Wall
Photo of beautiful colorful flower clock in Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria.Stadtpark
Photo of Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Summer, Salzburg castle in background.Mirabell Palace
Photo of amazing spring cityscape, Vltava river and old city center with colorful lilac blooming in Letna park, Prague, Czechia.Letná Park
Photo of Sign of Zagreb zoo park, Croatia.Zagreb Zoo
Photo of St. Matthias Church in Budapest. Matthias Church
Photo of the Dohány Street Synagogue, also known as the Great Synagogue or Tabakgasse Synagogue, is a historical building in Erzsébetváros, the 7th district of Budapest, Hungary.Dohány Street Synagogue
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
Ban Josip Jelačić Statue
Photo of Hellbrunn Palace or Schloss Hellbrunn in Salzburg, Austria. Hellbrunn Palace is an early Baroque villa of palatial size in a southern district of the Salzburg city.Hellbrunn Palace
Photo of aerial panoramic skyline view of Budapest at sunrise. This view includes the Statue of Liberty, Elisabeth Bridge, Buda Castle Royal Palace and Szechenyi Chain Bridge with blue skyزCitadella
Franz Kafka - Rotating Head
Maksimir Park, Maksimir, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaPark Maksimir
Photo of cathedral and Blessed Virgin Mary monument in Zagreb. Croatia.Zagreb Cathedral
Travel and landmarks of Slovenia - beautiful Ljubljana with famous Dragon's bridgeDragon Bridge
photo of view of The "erzsébet" bridge form the right.Erzsébet Bridge
photo of view of  The Hungarian Royal State Opera House in Budapest, Hungary at sunset, considered one of the architect's masterpieces and one of the most beautiful in Europe.Hungarian State Opera
Tivoli park landscape in Ljubljana, green heart of capital of SloveniaTivoli Park
HeldenplatzHeldenplatz
Panoramic view of empty Prešeren square on a sunny spring day during global COVID-19 outbreak.Prešeren Square
Čumil is the metal statue depicts plumber peeking out of open sewer manholeČumil

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Jan 1 - Jan 14

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Day 1 – Budapest - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Budapest - arrival day

  • Budapest - Arrival day
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  • Széchenyi Chain Bridge
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Budapest in Hungary. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Budapest for 3 nights.

Catch an early flight to Hungary to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Budapest 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.

You’ll choose from the best hotels and places to stay in Budapest. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring.

For an unforgettable stay, we suggest checking in at the Mercure Budapest Castle Hill, a top-notch 4-star hotel right in the heart of Budapest. With a remarkable 4.2 out of 5 stars from 610 delighted guests, this hotel is sure to exceed your expectations.

Indulge in luxurious comfort at Hard Rock Hotel Budapest, a 5-star gem in Budapest. With an impressive 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 1,062 guest reviews, this hotel offers an unparalleled experience.

For the budget-conscious traveler, we highly recommend Dean's College Hotel, a fantastic 3-star hotel in Budapest. With a commendable 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,474 satisfied guests, this 3-star accommodation is a superb choice.

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.

At the top-rated restaurant Hungarikum Bisztró, you can enjoy a mouthwatering selection of food and drinks. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,293 customers.

If you feel like having something else, Beer Brothers is another great option. This fantastic restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,177 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Budapest. At GoodSpirit Whisky & Cocktail Bar, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,321 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Beer Brothers, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 1,177 reviews.

Boutiq Bar is also one of the best places in Budapest where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 919 customers.

Your multi-country road trip in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia 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 – Budapest

Day 2

Day 2 – Budapest

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Drive 14 km, 51 min

  • Citadella
  • Fisherman's Bastion
  • Buda Castle
  • Matthias Church
  • Castle District
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Day 2 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Budapest. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

Fisherman's Bastion is a travelers’ favorite in Budapest, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 83,796 visitors.

In Budapest, don’t miss Buda Castle, a great place to see in the region. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 46,053 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Budapest off your list when you visit the wonderful Matthias Church. This popular sight is an outstanding church, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 21,860 travelers.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding Castle District. This place of interest has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 102,300 reviews.

To make your fun escapade in Budapest, Hungary 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.

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.

According to reviews, Menza Étterem és Kávéház is one of the absolute best places to eat in the city of Budapest. At this restaurant, you’ll enjoy a great atmosphere and a fantastic food and drinks menu. Menza Étterem és Kávéház is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 10,299 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re curious to try one of the locals’ favorites, check out VakVarjú Restaurant. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,223 customers and guarantees you a nice dining experience to end your day.

This restaurant is a top recommendation often mentioned by both travelers as well as locals.

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 Tuk Tuk Bar, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Tuk Tuk Bar captures hearts with its 4.7 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 657 merry-makers.

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 3 – Budapest

Day 3

Day 3 – Budapest

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Drive 14 km, 44 min

  • Ferris Wheel of Budapest
  • Heroes' Square
  • Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
  • Széchenyi thermal bath
  • City Park
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Wake up and see what day 3 of your great European road trip in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia has in store for you! You will be staying in Budapest for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

In Budapest, the extraordinary Ferris Wheel of Budapest awaits. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 20,276 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Budapest is the spectacular Heroes' Square. This attraction is a park that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 70,699 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Széchenyi Thermal Bath. This local spa and wonder has an overall review score of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 48,974 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

City Park is another attraction you might want to add to your Budapest exploration itinerary. This park is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 68,967 reviews.

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

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Budapest’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 Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

One of the best restaurants in the city of Budapest is Kandalló. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,760 customers.

BarCraft Budapest Nyugati is another of the best restaurant options you can find in the city of Budapest. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,145 customers.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Szimpla Kert, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Szimpla Kert has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 55,029 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Kandalló, a crowd-favorite. Around 2,760 customers have rated their experience at Kandalló an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia! Enjoy your evening in Budapest 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 4 – Budapest and Bratislava

Day 4

Day 4 – Budapest and Bratislava

  • Budapest
  • Bratislava
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Drive 213 km, 2 hours 43 min

  • Hungarian State Opera
  • St Stephen's Basilica
  • Szimpla
  • Dohány Street Synagogue
  • Erzsébet Bridge
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 4 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 2 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this European tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Budapest in Hungary and Bratislava in Slovakia. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Bratislava. Bratislava will be your home for 1 night.

In Budapest, the extraordinary Hungarian State Opera awaits. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 13,863 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Budapest is the spectacular St. Stephen's Basilica. This attraction is a church that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 52,519 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Szimpla Kert. This local bar and wonder has an overall review score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 55,029 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Dohány Street Synagogue is another attraction you might want to add to your Budapest exploration itinerary. This synagogue is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 23,417 reviews.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, consider dropping by a well-loved spot among locals — Erzsébet Bridge. More than a popular attraction, Erzsébet Bridge offers visitors an immersive journey of the rich cultural tapestry of Budapest. Erzsébet Bridge boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 14,017 traveler reviews.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop in Slovakia. Turn on the radio and notice the scenic views transition from Hungary’s Budapest to the enchanting landscapes of Bratislava. Keep in mind that your travel time may take around 2 hours and 5 minutes without traffic disruptions.

Your destination has so much to offer to all kinds of travelers. Discover more about this place and add more excitement to your vacation in Bratislava in Slovakia by embarking on popular tours and excursions. Joining tours will give you a deeper understanding of Bratislava’s history and culture while meeting other adventurers like you.

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

Travelers visiting Bratislava receive the warmest welcome at Flora Cozy Apartment. This 5-star apartment treats guests and visitors with care and respect at all times.

Hotel Set is also a great place to relax after a day of exploring. This hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 54 guests.

Alternatively, the best hotel in Bratislava that offers value-for-money accommodation options is Elisabeth Old Town. Around 4,781 guests have reviewed this 3-star hotel, giving it an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars.

If you've been looking forward to all the culinary delights you’ll get the opportunity to try along your multi-country road trip in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Bratislava. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

If you’re curious about the best restaurant in Bratislava, make sure to check out Balans Bistro. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,221 customers.

Alternatively, another top-rated restaurant in the city is Bratislava Flagship. This one-of-a-kind restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 5,068 customers.

Spend the night downing a few shots of your favorite cocktail at FABRIKA the beer pub. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,207 customers.

Put your worries away as you toast to a fantastic night at 17’s BAR. This famous bar in Bratislava is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,908 customers.

If you want to check out another famous bar in the area, you’ll love Lemontree & Sky Bar Restaurant Bratislava. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks that will electrify your senses. Lemontree & Sky Bar Restaurant Bratislava has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,849 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Bratislava 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 – Bratislava and Prague

Day 5

Day 5 – Bratislava and Prague

  • Bratislava
  • Prague
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Drive 346 km, 4 hours 9 min

  • Čumil
  • Bratislava Castle
  • Dancing House
  • Franz Kafka - Rotating Head
  • Lennon Wall
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Dive into day 5 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Bratislava I in Slovakia and Prague in Czechia, 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 2 nights.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Bratislava today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Čumil. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 8,681 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Bratislava Castle. This incredible attraction holds an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to 47,532 visitors.

Feel the freedom as you navigate your way from Bratislava to Prague, Czechia. Expect a journey of approximately 3 hours and 27 minutes without stops.

On your break from the road, you will have a blast exploring Bratislava I’s lovely eateries, captivating attractions, and engaging tour options.

While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station.

Elevate your experience in Prague by engaging in exhilarating activities and joining tours that uncover the hidden wonders of this beautiful region.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to include a unique blend of top-rated experiences to your travel diary. Browse all of your options below and reserve your slot before it's too late.

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

To feel pampered during your visit, you can stay at a hotel like Mamaison Hotel Riverside. This 4-star luxury hotel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 40 previous guests.

A popular 4-star hotel promising a comfortable stay at an excellent location is Hotel Augustus et Otto. This hotel has been praised by 503 previous guests in reviews, with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.

For the budget-conscious traveler, a fantastic hotel with cheap deals is the 2-star Sophie's Hostel. This popular hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 816 guests.

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 Czechia.

Locals love eating at Kantýna, so you might want to check out their menu. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,694 customers.

U Kroka is another great restaurant you can try in Prague. This popular restaurant in the city is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,515 customers.

This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,997 customers.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Hemingway Bar, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Prague. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, backed by 2,897 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular U Tellerů, consistently rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to U Parlamentu, one of the top-rated bars in Prague, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,974 satisfied customers.

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 6 – Prague

Day 6

Day 6 – Prague

  • Prague
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Drive 21 km, 56 min

  • Prague Zoo
  • Letná Park
  • Prague Astronomical Clock
  • Old Town Square
  • Powder Tower
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On day 6, you will wake up in Prague with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Prague before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated zoo and attraction in Prague — Prague Zoo. About 51,795 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The popular Letna 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 4.6 out of 5 stars by 23,889 visitors.

Prague Astronomical Clock is a highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Prague, earning an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 52,905 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent Old Town Square. Because of its allure and charm, around 89,722 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Discover the allure of Prašná brána, drawing in over 27,072 visitors annually. Echoing its popularity, 36,349 travelers have awarded this famous sightseeing spot an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

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.

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 Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

V Zátiší offers great food and ambiance and is well-loved in the area.

Another top-rated restaurant worth trying in Prague is the popular Lokál. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 13,249 customers, this restaurant is an excellent dining option.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Prague. At Anonymous Bar, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,644 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Červený Jelen / Red Stag, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 2,102 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 – Prague and Vienna

Day 7

Day 7 – Prague and Vienna

  • Prague
  • Vienna
  • More

Drive 342 km, 4 hours 3 min

  • St Vitus Cathedral
  • Prague Castle
  • Charles Bridge
  • Vyšehrad
  • More

On day 7 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Prague in Czechia and Vienna in Austria. When you’re not exploring the region and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Vienna, where you’ll be staying for 3 nights.

Something that makes Prague the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding church, St. Vitus Cathedral. This local gem has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 71,138 visitors.

The famous Prague Castle is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area, with up to 512,800 people visiting it every year. As one of Prague's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 151,010 travelers have rated this incredible travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Prague is also home to the extraordinary Charles Bridge, which boasts a 4.7 out of 5 star rating in 142,536 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Vyšehrad, which hosts up to 45,878 visitors every year. With an impressive average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from a total of 41,933 reviews, a visit to this wonderful park and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

Vienna’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Prague behind. This drive usually takes around 3 hours and 28 minutes.

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

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Vienna. 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.

One of the premier hotel choices in Vienna is the 3-star Hotel George Vienna. This hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 640 guests.

If you’re craving a lavish escape at a 5-star luxury hotel, we recommend booking a room at the Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere - a concept by Hyatt. This hotel is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,677 guests.

If you want a more affordable place to spend the night, your best option is the 3-star Altmann Hotel. This budget hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 662 guests.

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.

One of the best restaurants in the region of Vienna is Bockshorn Irish Pub. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,158 customers.

Die Feinkosterei Schwarz-Hirsch is another of the best restaurant options you can find in the region of Vienna. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 668 customers.

Lebenbauer, one of the most popular restaurants in the region of Vienna, is a place locals enjoy. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 517 customers.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Bockshorn Irish Pub, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the region. Bockshorn Irish Pub boasts an impressive 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,158 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Needle Vinyl Bar, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Needle Vinyl Bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 774 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Grüner Kakadu. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.8 out of 5-star from 774 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 8 – Vienna

Day 8

Day 8 – Vienna

  • Vienna
  • More

Drive 12 km, 46 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Vienna State Opera
  • MuseumsQuartier
  • Heldenplatz
  • Hofburg Palace
  • More

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 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

Something that makes Vienna the perfect holiday destination is that the region offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding church, St. Stephen's Cathedral. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 97,727 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 46,463 travelers have rated this incredible travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Vienna is also home to the extraordinary MuseumsQuartier Wien, which boasts a 4.6 out of 5 star rating in 29,213 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Heldenplatz. With an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from a total of 18,026 reviews, a visit to this wonderful park and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

On this Vienna exploration, you'll also have the chance to admire the fantastic Hofburg up close. This fascinating museum and attraction is a must-visit, and its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 43,996 travelers is proof.

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

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 Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia by rewarding yourself with a taste of Vienna’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.

Amador is the restaurant to visit if you’re craving culinary excellence with a Bib Gourmand award. Amador, with a 3-star Michelin rating, has a diverse and enticing menu selection, which includes its delicious and signature creative and contemporary meals.

At this Bib Gourmand awardee, savor a combination of exceptional flavors with an affordable dining experience. This renowned restaurant’s meal selection includes its signature creative dishes, which are sure to tickle your taste buds.

Enjoy a menu that has earned it a prestigious 2-star Michelin rating. Delivering a food experience like no other, this Bib Gourmand restaurant’s creative and contemporary menu and exceptional service make it a must-visit destination for those seeking exceptional dining in the area.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Josef Cocktailbar, 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 508 delighted customers.

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

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to Crossfield's Australian Pub, one of the top-rated bars in Vienna, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,326 satisfied customers.

Celebrate day 8 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 9 – Vienna

Day 9

Day 9 – Vienna

  • Vienna
  • More

Drive 8 km, 30 min

  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Prater
  • Stadtpark
  • More

Wake up and see what day 9 of your great European road trip in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia has in store for you! You will be staying in Vienna for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Vienna today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 34,639 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Prater. This incredible attraction and amusement park holds an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to 107,807 visitors.

According to travelers in Vienna, the extraordinary Citypark is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,804 visitors.

We recommend checking out all the tours and activities you can add to your package. Embarking on a tour is an excellent way of learning something new in Vienna, Austria.

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

Lugeck, a local-favorite in Vienna, offers great food and ambiance. This well-loved restaurant in the region has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,346 customers.

Another top-rated restaurant worth trying in Vienna is the popular Reinthaler's Beisl. An excellent dining option in the region, Reinthaler's Beisl enjoys an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,346 customers.

If you feel like having something else, check out the exciting selection of food and drinks at Puerstner. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,511 customers.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Loos American Bar, claiming it’s one of the best in the region. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,538 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Kleinod, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 863 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 – Vienna and Steyr

Day 10

Day 10 – Vienna and Steyr

  • Vienna
  • Steyr
  • More

Drive 172 km, 2 hours 24 min

  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 10 of your multi-country journey across Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Vienna and Steyr in Austria. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat for a restful slumber at one of the best hotels in Steyr. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Belvedere Palace is a travelers’ favorite in Vienna, 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 60,791 visitors.

In Vienna, don’t miss Schönbrunn Palace Park, a great park and place to see in the region. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 52,208 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Vienna off your list when you visit the wonderful Schönbrunn Zoo. This popular sight is an outstanding zoo, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 47,722 travelers.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding Schönbrunn Palace. This museum and place of interest has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 135,798 reviews.

When you’ve had your share of Vienna, prepare for your next destination. Enjoy the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Steyr. Your travel time is around 1 hour and 48 minutes.

Witness the landscapes transform.

To make your fun escapade in Steyr, Austria 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.

It’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Steyr. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

The amazing Christkindlwirt garners an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 552 satisfied guests.

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

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit The Irish, one of the top bars in the region. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, The Irish has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 622 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Hotel-Restaurant Mader, a crowd-favorite. Around 790 customers have rated their experience at Hotel-Restaurant Mader an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Schwechaterhof belongs to the list of the best bars in Steyr, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 536 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 11 – Steyr and Ljubljana

Day 11

Day 11 – Steyr and Ljubljana

  • Salzburg
  • Ljubljana
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Drive 416 km, 5 hours 13 min

  • Mirabell Palace
  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
  • Hellbrunn Palace
  • More

On day 11 of your multi-country road trip across Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia, 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 Salzburg in Austria and Ljubljana in Slovenia. In the evening, you’ll end up in Ljubljana, where you will stay for 1 night.

After soaking in Steyr’s unique atmosphere, jump back into your car with a full heart, and drive in the direction of your next destination: Ljubljana, Slovenia. Expect your car journey to last a minimum of 4 hours and 46 minutes.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Ljubljana by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your itinerary. Explore more of the region’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 Ljubljana.

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

For an unforgettable stay, we suggest checking in at the Lora & Lana Resort, a top-notch 4-star apartment right in the heart of Ljubljana. With a remarkable 4.4 out of 5 stars from 312 delighted guests, this apartment is sure to exceed your expectations.

Indulge in luxurious comfort at Grand Plaza Hotel and Congress Centre, a 5-star gem in Ljubljana. With an impressive 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 1,352 guest reviews, this hotel offers an unparalleled experience.

For the budget-conscious traveler, we highly recommend Dragons Dream Hostel, a fantastic 3-star hotel in Ljubljana. With a commendable 4 out of 5 stars from 940 satisfied guests, this 3-star accommodation is a superb choice.

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 Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia by rewarding yourself with a taste of Ljubljana’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.

Cubo offers great food and ambiance and is well-loved in the area.

Another top-rated restaurant worth trying in Ljubljana is the popular Pop's place. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,539 customers, this restaurant is an excellent dining option.

If you feel like having something else, check out Julija. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,708 customers, which speaks volumes about its quality.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Kavarna zajček, gostinske storitve, Zajc Alenka s. P. This famous bar in Ljubljana has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,630 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, Slovenska Hiša. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. Slovenska Hiša has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,725 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend Sombrero bar Maver Peter s. P. 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 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,126 customers.

As the night falls in Ljubljana, 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 12 – Ljubljana, Postojna, and Zagreb

Day 12

Day 12 – Ljubljana, Postojna, and Zagreb

  • Ljubljana
  • Postojna
  • Zagreb
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Drive 253 km, 3 hours 29 min

  • Prešeren Square
  • Ljubljana Castle
  • Dragon Bridge
  • Tivoli Park
  • Postojna Cave
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 12 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 3 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this European tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Ljubljana and Postojna in Slovenia and Zagreb in Croatia. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Zagreb. Zagreb will be your home for 1 night.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Ljubljana is the magnificent Prešernov trg. Around 9,352 visitors have rated this excellent travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Ljubljana Castle on this leg of your adventure in Slovenia. This attraction is a well-known museum that has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from around 34,443 travelers.

The remarkable Dragon Bridge is known to be one of the best places to visit in Ljubljana, and its average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 15,982 traveler reviews is proof.

Dive deeper into Ljubljana by exploring the captivating Tivoli Park. With a stellar average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 13,771 travelers, make sure this wonderful site is on your Ljubljana exploration list!

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive towards Croatia, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Zagreb. This drive usually takes around 2 hours and 56 minutes, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Ljubljana, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. We highly recommend checking out its popular attractions.

Something that makes Ljubljana the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding Prešernov trg. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 9,352 visitors.

The famous Ljubljana Castle is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Ljubljana's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 34,443 travelers have rated this incredible museum and travel destination an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Ljubljana is also home to the extraordinary Dragon Bridge, which boasts a 4.5 out of 5 star rating in 15,982 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Tivoli Park. With an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from a total of 13,771 reviews, a visit to this wonderful park and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on your trip in Croatia. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Zagreb itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city.

Add this highly recommended tour to your package now and make this refreshing day in Croatia extra special!

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

You can lounge on a comfortable bed in one of the cozy rooms of the popular Houzzz21. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 471 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 5-star The Westin Zagreb Hotel. With an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 2,121 guests, The Westin Zagreb Hotel is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 3-star Rooms Lara offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. Rooms Lara is a top-rated budget hotel in Zagreb with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 188 guests.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Zagreb’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 Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

At the top-rated restaurant HERITAGE - Croatian Street Food & Shop, you can enjoy a mouthwatering selection of food and drinks. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,369 customers.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Vintage Industrial Bar, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Vintage Industrial Bar has charmed many with its 4.7 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 4,500 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Hub Cooltura Pub, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Hub Cooltura Pub captures hearts with its 4.8 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 2,249 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on Mr. Fogg, another local party gem in Zagreb. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 2,233 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

Celebrate day 12 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 13 – Zagreb and Budapest

Day 13

Day 13 – Zagreb and Budapest

  • Zagreb
  • Budapest
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Drive 346 km, 3 hours 48 min

  • Ban Josip Jelačić Statue
  • Zagreb Cathedral
  • Park Maksimir
  • Zagreb Zoo
  • More

Dive into day 13 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Zagreb in Croatia and Budapest in Hungary, 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 Budapest. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Ban Josip Jelačić Statue. This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 19,038 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Ban Josip Jelačić Statue is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Cathedral of Zagreb is another of the region's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This church and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 16,260 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing park, Park Maksimir. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 18,435 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Zagreb and set your GPS to Budapest, Hungary. 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 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop.

Make the most of your vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Budapest 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 Hungary. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

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

One of the best hotel options in Budapest is the 4-star hotel Mercure Budapest Castle Hill. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 610 guests.

The hotel Hard Rock Hotel Budapest is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Budapest. This hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,062 guests.

If you’re looking for a top-rated cheap hotel, we recommend staying at Dean's College Hotel. This budget 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,474 guests.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of Hungary's delectable cuisine at one of Budapest'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.

Featuring delightful food options and modern and hungarian offering, Stand has garnered acclaim from numerous satisfied diners.

For local recommendations, look no further than essência. Featuring exquisite modern and portuguese cuisine, essência , a well-loved Bib Gourmand restaurant, stands out as a favorite among local and international customers.

In the mood for something different? Consider reserving a table at Babel. Countless patrons that sing its praises and its 1 Michelin star rating add to this Bib Gourmand restaurant’s prestige.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend BarCraft Budapest Nyugati, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,145 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is 0,75 bistro & bar, rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,521 customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia! Enjoy your evening in Budapest 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 14 – Budapest - departure day

Day 14

Day 14 – Budapest - departure day

  • Budapest - Departure day
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  • Shoes on the Danube Bank
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On day 14 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Budapest 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 Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

Shoes on the Danube Bank is a travelers’ favorite in Budapest, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 20,096 visitors.

Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Budapest 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 Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,521 customers.

This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,767 customers.

The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,854 customers.

The time has come to say farewell to Budapest for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 14-day European road trip in Hungary, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia with fond memories. Safe travels!

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