2 days in Reykjavik & Budapest Itinerary

2 days in Reykjavik & Budapest Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Budapest, Hungary
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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Reykjavik trip planner.

If you are flying in from Iceland, the closest major aiport is Keflavik International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 4°C. You'll set off for Budapest on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nightlife
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Budapest, Hungary

— 1 night

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Reykjavik to Budapest in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Reykjavik to Budapest, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Reykjavik in May, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
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