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

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Get ready for an exhilarating 13-day European road trip. This trip will take you through Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic and immerse you in the diverse tapestry of European culture.

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 3 nights in Slovakia, 4 nights in Poland, 2 nights in Hungary, and 3 nights in the Czech Republic.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Slovakia, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Bratislava and begin your adventure from there. Explore Bratislava, Old Town, Kosice, and Malá Franková, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of Poland. Immerse yourself in the allure of Zakopane, Rabka-Zdrój, Krakow, Wrocław, Legnica, and Wałbrzych, 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 Czech Republic. Czech Republic offers a multitude of experiences to explore in destinations like Dvůr Králové nad Labem and Prague.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Zakopane’s Krupówki and Budapest's iconic Fisherman's Bastion. 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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic 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 13-day self-drive adventure in Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic. 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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic.

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

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Hotel, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Wroclaw - city in PolandWroclaw
Bratislava - mestská časť Staré Mesto - town in SlovakiaOld Town
Bratislava - city in SlovakiaBratislava / 2 nights
District of Košice I - neighborhood in SlovakiaKošice / 1 night
photo of Tatra Mountains - Giewont - the most beautiful mountains in Poland.Tatra / 1 night
Dvůr Králové nad Labem
Photo of Town hall and Magistrat Square of Walbrzych, Poland.Wałbrzych County
Budapest - city in HungaryBudapest / 2 nights
Legnica - city in PolandLegnica County / 1 night
Krakow - city in PolandKrakow / 2 nights
Rabka-Zdrój
Praha -  in CzechiaPrague / 3 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
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 St. Martin rotunda, Vysehrad, Prague, Czech Republic.Vyšehrad
Photo of Dancing House of Prague, (called Ginger and Fred) in New Town in Prague, Czech Republic.Dancing House
Photo of Powder tower (Prasna Brana) and Municipal House (Obecni Dum) on Republic square, Prague, Czech Republic.Powder Tower
 photo of the Great Krokiew, Zakopane, Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland.The Great Krokiew
Lennon WallLennon Wall
Photo of Wawel cathedral on Wawel Hill in Krakow, Poland.Wawel Cathedral
ZAKOPANE, POLAND. Krupowki street in creek at nightKrupówki
Photo of Flamingos in Safari Park in Dvůr Králové nad Labem, Eastern Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe.Dvůr Králové Zoo
Photo of main building of the National Museum in Prague ,Czech Republic.Národní Muzeum (National Museum, Prague)
Franz Kafka - Rotating Head
Treetop Walk Bachledka, Malá Franková, District of Kežmarok, Region of Prešov, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaTreetop Walk Bachledka
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
Kolej Kasprowy Wierch Kuźnice, Kuźnice, Zakopane, Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandKolej Kasprowy Wierch Kuźnice
Autumn leaves falling in The Planty - a park in Krakow, Poland.Planty Park
Palmiarnia, Szczawienko, Wałbrzych, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, PolandPalmiarnia
Photo of Old Town Bridge tower on Charles bridge, Prague, Czech Republic.Old Town Bridge Tower
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
Čumil is the metal statue depicts plumber peeking out of open sewer manholeČumil
 The Slavín is a memorial monument and military cemetery in the Slovak capital. It is the burial ground of thousands of Soviet Army soldiers who fell during WW2.Slavín
View on Bratislava city with St. Martin's Cathedral and Danube river, Bratislava, Slovakia.St Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava
Zapora Pod Nosalem
Photo of Bratislava, Slovakia: Grassalkovich palace, the presidential palace, official residence of the president of Slovakia; a Rococo late Baroque summer palace with a garden.Grassalkovich Palace
SNM-Natural History Museum, Historické jadro, Bratislava - mestská časť Staré Mesto, District of Bratislava I, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaSNM-Natural History Museum
Fountain with elephants

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Day 1

Day 1 – Bratislava - arrival day

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  • Čumil
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Bratislava in Slovakia. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Bratislava for 1 night.

Catch an early flight to Slovakia to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Bratislava 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.

Something that makes Bratislava the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding sightseeing destination, Čumil. This local gem has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 9,788 visitors.

Find your way to your hotel in Bratislava. We recommend choosing a hotel in a central location for easy exploring. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM at hotels in Slovakia. Settle in and make plans for the evening.

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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic by rewarding yourself with a taste of Bratislava’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.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at Dolnozemská, a highly-rated dining destination in Bratislava. If you're eager to try something different, consider Urban House, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Koliba Kamzík Bratislava. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Bratislava this evening.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Bukowski Bar after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Drink in gallery Andy, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, Mirror Bar also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

Your multi-country road trip in Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic 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 – Bratislava, Old Town, and Budapest

  • Budapest
  • Bratislava
  • Old Town
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Drive 206 km, 2 hours 54 min

  • SNM-Natural History Museum
  • Michael's Gate
  • St Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava
  • Bratislava Castle
  • Slavín
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On day 2 of your multi-country road trip across Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic, 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. In the evening, you’ll end up in Budapest, where you will stay for 2 nights.

When you’ve had your share of Bratislava, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Budapest, Hungary. Your travel time is around 2 hours 9 min.

Something that makes Bratislava the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding city gate, Michael's Gate. This local gem has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 13,237 visitors.

The famous St. Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Bratislava's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 6,887 travelers have rated this incredible cathedral and travel destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Bratislava is also home to the extraordinary Bratislava Castle, which boasts a 4.5 out of 5 star rating in 50,736 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Slavín. With an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from a total of 8,250 reviews, a visit to this wonderful cemetery and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

Old Town welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Old Town today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding SNM-Natural History Museum. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,917 visitors.

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

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic, 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.

Renowned as a restaurant, it offers an exceptional menu. This restaurant consistently impresses guests, ensuring a memorable addition to your holiday. Nestled in the heart of the city, is an ideal choice for discerning foodies seeking culinary excellence. Enjoy a delicious meal at Kéhli Vendéglő, a top-rated dining destination in Budapest. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Barack és Szilva étterem, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Menza Étterem és Kávéház. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Budapest this evening.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Szimpla Kert, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Kisüzem is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Roots Budapest Bar & Walk In Tattoo also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

Take in the ambiance of Budapest 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 3

Day 3 – Budapest

  • Budapest
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Drive 10 km, 56 min

  • Fisherman's Bastion
  • Matthias Church
  • Castle District
  • Buda Castle
  • Szimpla
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On day 3, 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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Budapest today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Fisherman's Bastion. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 89,652 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular Matthias Church. This incredible attraction and parish church holds an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to 22,906 visitors.

According to travelers in Budapest, the extraordinary Buda Castle is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and castle is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 106,658 visitors.

As the day moves along, don’t miss out the incredible castle, Buda Castle. Up to 50,644 visitors have rated it an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you’re up for another attraction, check out the popular ruin pub, Szimpla. This attraction is rated an average 4.6 out of 5 stars among 59,268 visitors.

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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic by rewarding yourself with a taste of Budapest’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.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at Kertem, a highly-rated dining destination in Budapest. If you're eager to try something different, consider VakVarjú Restaurant, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Ruben Étterem. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Budapest this evening.

After your delicious meal, get a taste of the vibrant nightlife with a visit to Amigo Bar, known for its inviting atmosphere. Lámpás Student Pub is another great option if you’re looking for a place to get the night started. Similarly, Kadarka Wine Bar provides a great setting to enjoy the night away.

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 4

Day 4 – Budapest and Kosice

  • Košice
  • Budapest
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Drive 267 km, 3 hours 31 min

  • Széchenyi Chain Bridge
  • St Stephen's Basilica
  • Széchenyi thermal bath
  • Heroes' Square
  • City Park
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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 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Budapest in Hungary. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Kosice, your home for 1 night.

When you arrive in Budapest, it's time to take a break from the road.

A tour of Budapest is not complete without a visit to the famous Széchenyi Chain Bridge. This incredible chain bridge and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 54,570 travelers.

Make the most of your Budapest travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful St. Stephen's Basilica. This minor basilica and unique destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 57,810 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Széchenyi thermal bath for an experience worth remembering. This local public bath and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 54,149 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous City Park. This amazing site is a wonderful urban park with more than 72,602 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Kosice.

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 Kosice of your choice.

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

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from previous guests, making it a must-visit addition to your holiday experience. This awardee is a highly recommended choice for an unforgettable meal. Make sure to reserve a table at Jekyll&Hyde cafe bar, an iconic dining spot in Kosice. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Staromestská Piváreň, a popular restaurant in Kosice. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Villa Regia, a hidden gem nestled in Kosice. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at NEW CHICAGO - Veselá krčma. Alternatively, go to Cuba Libre Rum & Cigar House Košice, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Nebra café provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

As the night falls in Kosice, 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 5

Day 5 – Kosice, Zakopane, and Malá Franková

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Drive 182 km, 3 hours 40 min

  • Treetop Walk Bachledka
  • Zapora Pod Nosalem
  • Kolej Kasprowy Wierch Kuźnice
  • The Great Krokiew
  • Krupówki
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 5 of your multi-country journey across Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Zakopane in Poland and Malá Franková in Slovakia. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Zakopane where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated point of interest and attraction in Zakopane — Zapora Pod Nosalem. About 2,445 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The popular Kasprowy Wierch Cable Railway - Ground Station is another top sight in Zakopane that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved point of interest in the area, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,562 visitors.

The Great Krokiew is a spectacular point of interest and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Zakopane, earning an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 38,947 enchanted visitors.

As the day moves along, be sure to make time to drop by the magnificent Krupówki. Because of its allure and charm, around 29,994 visitors have rated this attraction and street an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

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

Treetop Walk Bachledka is a travelers’ favorite in Malá Franková, 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 24,995 visitors.

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

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 Zakopane'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 town’s most recommended bars.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Make sure to reserve a table at Karczma Zapiecek, an iconic dining spot in Zakopane. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Burger i piwo Zakopane, a popular restaurant in Zakopane. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Pub Cafe Seagram's, a hidden gem nestled in Zakopane. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting U Słonia after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Europejska, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, Legenda Nietoperza also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

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

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Day 6

Day 6 – Zakopane, Rabka-Zdrój, Gumolaste, and Krakow

  • Krakow
  • Rabka-Zdrój
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Drive 124 km, 2 hours 24 min

  • Fountain with elephants
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On day 6 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Rabka-Zdrój in Poland. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Krakow, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Rabka-Zdrój. This drive usually takes around 45 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Rabka-Zdrój is the fantastic Amfiteatr Rabka. As an appreciated point of interest and local gem in the area, Amfiteatr Rabka has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 521 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Fountain with elephants. This attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,170 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Zakopane, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Gumolaste may take around 23 min. Upon your arrival in Gumolaste, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

A tour of Gumolaste is not complete without a visit to the famous Chochołowska Baths. This incredible spa and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 57,652 travelers.

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

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

Renowned for its , this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of cuisine. This distinguished -recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. With an acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Czarna Kaczka/ Black Duck, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Szynk offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss House of Beer. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Krakow.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Mercy Brown offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Pijalnia Czekolady E. Wedel is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Eszeweria is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

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

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Day 7

Day 7 – Krakow

  • Krakow
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Drive 3 km, 48 min

  • St. Florian's Gate
  • Old town Market Square in Krakow
  • Planty Park
  • Wawel Royal Castle National Art Collection
  • Wawel Cathedral
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Wake up and see what day 7 of your great European road trip in Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic has in store for you! You will be staying in Krakow for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Krakow, including the outstanding St. Florian's Gate. Having an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 10,798 reviews, this fascinating city gate and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Krakow is also home to the captivating Old town Market Square in Krakow, a local market square considered one of the highlights of the city. About 151,340 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.8 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity.

The extraordinary Planty Park is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Krakow. This extraordinary park and tourist hot spot boasts a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 20,414 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful Wawel Royal Castle National Art Collection will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing museum and attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 141,574 reviews.

Soak in Krakow's rich culture at the fantastic Wawel Cathedral. Further proving its status as one of the best places to visit in Krakow is its overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 29,793 visitor reviews.

As the sun sets on day 7 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Krakow'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, Krakow has them.

Make sure to book a table at Pod Wawelem Kompania Kuflowa, a popular restaurant in Krakow. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Krakow at Nowy Kraftowy, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Kolanko No 6 Restaurant. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Krakow tonight.

Continue your lively evening at TRZCINA Bar, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Omerta is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic! Enjoy your evening in Krakow 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 8

Day 8 – Krakow, Wrocław, and Legnica

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

  • Market Square
  • Wrocław Zoological Garden
  • Wrocław Africarium
  • More

Dive into day 8 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic. Today's main destinations are Wrocław in Poland, 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 Legnica. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Wrocław and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 3 hours 3 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Wrocław beckons with new experiences!

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated square and attraction in Wrocław — Market Square. About 72,685 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The popular Wrocław Zoological Garden is another top sight in Wrocław that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved zoo in the area, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 100,195 visitors.

Wrocław Africarium is a spectacular zoo and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Wrocław, earning an impressive average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 53,975 enchanted visitors.

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

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

This local establishment consistently satisfies guests, ensuring an unforgettable holiday experience. Known as a top-rated , it's a top choice in the city. Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Restauracja BISTRO N°22, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Planta Cafe & Bar? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Pijalnia wódki i piwa as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Legnica.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into Art Cafe Modjeska. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, Ministerstwo Śledzia i Wódki offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two.

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

Day 9 – Legnica, Wałbrzych, Dvůr Králové nad Labem, and Prague

  • Prague
  • Wałbrzych County
  • Dvůr Králové nad Labem
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Drive 297 km, 4 hours 29 min

  • Książ castle and park complex
  • Palmiarnia
  • Dvůr Králové Zoo
  • More

On day 9 of your multi-country road trip across Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic, 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 Wałbrzych in Poland and Dvůr Králové nad Labem in the Czech Republic. In the evening, you’ll end up in Prague, where you will stay for 3 nights.

Wałbrzych’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Legnica behind. This drive usually takes around 56 min. Wałbrzych welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Wałbrzych is the magnificent Książ castle and park complex. Around 46,793 visitors have rated this excellent castle and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Palmiarnia on this leg of your adventure in Poland. This attraction is a well-known park that has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from around 14,669 travelers.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Dvůr Králové nad Labem, Czech Republic. This car ride takes around 1 hour 40 min.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated zoo and attraction in Dvůr Králové nad Labem — Dvůr Králové Zoo. About 30,849 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

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

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy the 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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. This venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Located in the heart of the city, is an ideal pick for cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at U Tellerů, a top-rated dining spot in Prague. If you're in the mood for something new, try Brasileiro Restaurant, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at OSSEGG Praha - Pivovar & Restaurace. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Prague.

Round off your dining experience by visiting BeerGeek Bar, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Hemingway Bar, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Anonymous Bar likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic! 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 10

Day 10 – Prague

  • Prague
  • More

Drive 4 km, 59 min

  • Prague Castle
  • St Vitus Cathedral
  • Lennon Wall
  • Charles Bridge
  • Old Town Bridge Tower
  • More

Day 10 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 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

Prague Castle is a travelers’ favorite in Prague, 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 167,293 visitors. More than 512,800 people visit this extraordinary castle and local gem every year to experience its uniqueness.

In Prague, don’t miss St. Vitus Cathedral, a great catholic cathedral and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 80,048 reviews.

Check other top attractions in Prague off your list when you visit the wonderful Lennon Wall. This popular sight is an outstanding point of interest, rated an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 38,695 travelers.

Beyond the above-mentioned top sights, take the opportunity to visit the outstanding Charles Bridge. This stone bridge and place of interest has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 160,223 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, the fantastic Old Town Bridge Tower awaits. This city gate is a tourist hot spot, garnering an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 13,264 visitors. The fantastic Old Town Bridge Tower gets around 40,819 yearly visitors.

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

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from previous guests, making it a must-visit addition to your holiday experience. This awardee is a highly recommended choice for an unforgettable meal. Make sure to reserve a table at The Grand Mark Prague, an iconic dining spot in Prague. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Lokál, a popular restaurant in Prague. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Gastro Bar 1401 Praha, a hidden gem nestled in Prague. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Black Angel's Bar after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to DÉJÁVU Music Club Prague, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, NIGHTMARE Prague Horror Bar also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

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 11

Day 11 – Prague

  • Prague
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Drive 21 km, 1 hour 4 min

  • Prague Zoo
  • Letná Park
  • Powder Tower
  • Národní Muzeum (National Museum, Prague)
  • More

On day 11, 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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic.

Something that makes Prague the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding zoo, Prague Zoo. This local gem has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 56,551 visitors and gets around 1,445,126 visits every year.

The famous Letná Park is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Prague's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 25,680 travelers have rated this incredible park and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Prague is also home to the extraordinary Powder Tower, which boasts a 4.6 out of 5 star rating in 41,106 traveler reviews. This stunning museum and local feature draws more than 27,072 visitors on an annual basis, captivating the hearts of travelers with its unique charm.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Národní Muzeum (National Museum, Prague). With an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from a total of 34,095 reviews, a visit to this wonderful national museum and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy the 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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic.

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Café Louvre, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, U Pivrnce offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, V Zátiší is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Prague.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Brothers Bar & Cafe, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out.

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

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Day 12

Day 12 – Prague and Bratislava

  • Bratislava
  • Prague
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Drive 331 km, 3 hours 47 min

  • Old Town Square
  • Prague Astronomical Clock
  • Franz Kafka - Rotating Head
  • Dancing House
  • Vyšehrad
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 12 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Prague in the Czech Republic. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Bratislava, your home for 1 night.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Prague.

In Prague, the extraordinary Old Town Square awaits. This attraction is a valued square that boasts an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 103,139 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Prague is the spectacular Prague Astronomical Clock. This attraction is an astronomical clock that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 61,492 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Franz Kafka - Rotating Head by David Cerny. This local sightseeing destination and wonder has an overall review score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 25,527 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Dancing House is another attraction you might want to add to your Prague exploration itinerary. This office building is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 53,539 reviews.

If you’re interested in seeing something outstanding today, consider dropping by a well-loved spot among locals — Vyšehrad. More than a popular fortress and attraction, Vyšehrad offers visitors an immersive journey of the rich cultural tapestry of Prague. Captivating approximately 45,878 people each year, Vyšehrad boasts an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 45,689 traveler reviews.

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

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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic by rewarding yourself with a taste of Bratislava’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.

Make sure to book a table at Loft Hotel Bratislava, a popular restaurant in Bratislava. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Bratislava at Jasmin, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Modrá Hviezda. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Bratislava tonight.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Dungeon Pub after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to Kollarko for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, Goblins Pub is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

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 13

Day 13 – Bratislava - departure day

  • Bratislava - Departure day
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  • Grassalkovich Palace
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On day 13 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Bratislava 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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

Maximize your last day in Slovakia and go on a shopping spree in Bratislava’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in Slovakia, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery. Bring a bit of Slovakia home with you through these charming souvenirs.

Get a last taste of Slovakia’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Bratislava 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 Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic.

Renowned as a restaurant, it offers an exceptional menu. This restaurant consistently impresses guests, ensuring a memorable addition to your holiday. Nestled in the heart of the city, is an ideal choice for discerning foodies seeking culinary excellence. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Balans Bistro, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu.

The time has come to say farewell to Bratislava for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 13-day European road trip in Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic with fond memories. Safe travels!

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