8 days in Istanbul, Vienna & Hallstatt Itinerary

8 days in Istanbul, Vienna & Hallstatt Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

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nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul vacation builder app.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. In June in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Istanbul

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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Osterreichisches Parlament, contemplate the long history of Maria Am Gestade, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for little chillier nights in Vienna, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 14th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption, then make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, and finally stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Old Town and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hallstatt day trip tool.

Drive from Vienna to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

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