Best places to visit in Central Europe: from Prague’s Old Town to the Chain Bridge in Budapest

A Eurotrip is considered a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime vacation, so we suggest you make the most of it! Why stop at one country when you can visit the whole region of Central Europe? However, if you don’t know what places are worth visiting and who aren’t, we’re here to help with our list of the best in Central Europe. Check it out!

Prague, Czech Republic

A city best known for its stunning historical and cultural background, romantic setting and friendly locals, Prague should be high on your list!

People come here for the great architecture and entertainment, so you’ll have plenty of options for sightseeing and no time will ever be dull!

Be sure to visit the ornate Church of St. Nicholas and don’t miss the walk across the six-century-old Charles Bridge. The bridge is probably the most important and well-known monument in the country, connecting Prague Castle and the Old Town. Take your time walking to admire the statues along the way and the heart-engraved padlocks on the rails!

For a comfortable and fast transport, consult Czech trains!

Vienna, Austria

A jewel of Europe, steeped in culture and art, Austria’s capital, Vienna, is visited by millions every year, and for good reason too.

Everywhere you go, the city is full of legacies from great artists such as Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss and many more. So if you are an art lover, Austria might just become the highlight of your trip.

After admiring the impressive architecture and imperial buildings, take a stroll on the charming Danube River or visit the Opera House, if you have time for a show!

Best places to visit in Central Europe: from Prague's Old Town to the Chain Bridge in Budapest

Munich, Germany

A Eurotrip is not one if you cannot visit Germany! Above all, the city of Munich. Enjoy the perfect blend of tradition and modernism, as the city offers you sights of medieval architecture and culture while maintaining its name as a place of the best technological developments and lively nights.

Traveling to Munich is the perfect way for you to enjoy quiet daytime activities and sightseeing, and later relax in the heat of the night. Germans are also very friendly people, so you should have plenty of opportunities to converse with the locals.

Be sure to visit the Deutch Museum, Olympia Park and Schloss Nymphenburg. And these are just three of the most popular tourist attractions here. Remember to improvise and let your intuition guide you – most of the time this yields the most interesting stories!

Best places to visit in Central Europe: from Prague's Old Town to the Chain Bridge in Budapest

Budapest, Hungary

Yet another city draped along the Danube, Budapest seduces travelers with its stunning architecture, fun people, and fascinating history.

Similar to Munich, Budapest can give you a serene time exploring the city’s most important sights while also coming alive at night. Some of the most spectacular and glamorous establishments here are the Parliament Building and Buda Castle. Both of these are essential whether you are here for a week or just for the day. However, there are just some things you can’t miss!

One of them is the Chain Bridge – one of the most important glimpses on the face of the city.

With Budapest, it’s best to wander around and let your intuition guide you – something new and exciting can be seen around every corner!

Also keep in mind that Budapest is very easily accessible by train from all over Europe. So, say, for example, if you are going from the Czech Republic, you can just jump on the Train Prague-Budapest.

Best places to visit in Central Europe: from Prague's Old Town to the Chain Bridge in Budapest

Krakow, Poland

If you are a history buff, Krakow is the place for you! It drowns in medieval architecture and well-preserved Jewish quarters.

Krakow is also painted on an amazing canvas of countryside, castles, desserts and rich historical and cultural background.

Prepare an itinerary for your stay here, but be sure to leave time to stroll and find inspiration in every corner of this wonderful and majestic Central European city.

Did you know? Some of the most beautiful scenic spots here have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Curious? Now we will have to plan the trip here and find out which ones!

Best places to visit in Central Europe: from Prague's Old Town to the Chain Bridge in Budapest

We hope we have pointed you in the right direction to plan this unforgettable trip. And even if it hasn’t happened yet, we can guarantee that this vacation will be something you will never forget. So remember, always be brave and curious! Nice trips!

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Berta D. Wells