10 days in Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: George, South Africa
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: George, South Africa

2
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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens, make a trip to Stephansplatz, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna vacation planning website.

George, South Africa to Vienna is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from George to Vienna, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from George in June, expect Vienna to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 22nd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, thenget engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, thensteep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, thenget great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then take a stroll through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Loorenkopf Aussichtsturm, make a splash at Swimming Pools Unter Letten, make a splash at Hallenbad Altstetten, thenexamine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally get your game on at Sim Academy.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zurich road trip planning site.

Getting from Salzburg to Zurich by combination of train and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Sim Academy ©
Sim Academy

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, look for all kinds of wild species at Pilatus Luzern, thenpause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and finally explore the activities along Lake Lucerne.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Lucerne fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Lucerne are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Pilatus Luzern ©
Pilatus Luzern

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