8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

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Vienna
— 2 nights
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck
— 2 nights

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Vienna

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Historic Center of Vienna. Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Albertina capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Krakow, Poland to Vienna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Vienna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburger Altstadt. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schloss Hellbrunn and Salzburg Cathedral. Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen) and Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, steep yourself in history at Franziskanerkirche, and stroll through Mirabell Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Eisriesenwelt, Gollinger Wasserfall
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

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Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, and then explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Thaur. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), admire the landmark architecture of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally head outdoors with Bergisel Ski Jump.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip planning tool.

Drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Burgruine Thaur, Swarovski Kristallwelten
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Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck ©
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck

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