11 days in Austria Itinerary

11 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria travel route planner
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Vienna
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Salzburg
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Vienna — 5 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation (MUMOK), Albertina, Hundertwasserhaus, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Leopold Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Hofburg and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna travel planning tool.

Budapest, Hungary to Vienna is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes FestungsBahn, Mirabell Palace, Getreidegasse, and other attractions you added. Let the collections at Fortress Hohensalzburg and DomQuartier Salzburg capture your imagination. Salzburg Cathedral and St. Blasius Church will appeal to history buffs. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt and take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Salzburg are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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