10 days in Austria Itinerary

10 days in Austria Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Subway + Train + Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Innsbruck
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
2
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Melk
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
4
Vienna
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  13 h
End: New York City

1
night
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Wilten, then stroll through Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spitalskirche, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuit Church. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Augustinermuseum Rattenberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarramt St. Oswald Alpbach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Benediktinerabtei St. Georgenberg, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Stadtpfarrkirche.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Innsbruck trip maker.

New York City, USA to Innsbruck is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of subway, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to Innsbruck, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Winter Sports Museums

Side Trips

Pfarramt St. Oswald Alpbach, Stadtpfarrkirche, Benediktinerabtei St. Georgenberg, Augustinermuseum Rattenberg
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Basilica Wilten ©
Basilica Wilten
Augustinermuseum Rattenberg ©
Augustinermuseum Rattenberg
Jesuit Church ©
Jesuit Church

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Evangelische Christuskirche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapuzinerkloster, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kajetanerkirche - Cajetan Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Erhardkirche, and finally look for gifts at Alte furst-erzbischofliche Hofapotheke. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dreifaltigkeitskirche (Holy Trinity Church), explore the different monuments and memorials at Sebastiansfriedhof, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sankt Sebastiankriche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Blasius Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Wetterstation.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salzburg itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Innsbruck to Salzburg by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in February, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Melk.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain
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Evangelische Christuskirche ©
Evangelische Christuskirche
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain ©
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain
Wetterstation ©
Wetterstation

2
nights
Melk

Melk ©
Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
On the 23rd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt, pause for some serene contemplation at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Laach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wehrkirche St. Michael, then contemplate the long history of Stift Herzogenburg, then admire the landmark architecture of St.Pölten Rathausplatz Weihnachtsmarkt, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche Und Franziskanerkloster. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles Church, then explore the historical opulence of Burg Clam, then delve into the distant past at Burgruine Windhaag, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Bucklwehluck'n.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Melk trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Salzburg to Melk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Salzburg in February, Melk is a bit warmer at night with lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Melk

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sankt Polten, Burgruine Windhaag, St Giles Church, Bucklwehluck'n, Burg Clam
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Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt ©
Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt
Burgruine Windhaag ©
Burgruine Windhaag
Burg Clam ©
Burg Clam

3
nights
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.
Visit St. Michael's Church and Augustinerkirche for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art and Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Burg Liechtenstein (in Maria Enzersdorf), Burg Forchtenstein (in Forchtenstein) and Eisenstadt (Spitalskirche mit Haydnorgel & Bergkirche). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Stift Heiligenkreuz, stroll the grounds of St. Marx Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Stift Klosterneuburg, and make a trip to Michaelerplatz.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vienna driving holiday planning website.

You can take a train from Melk to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Vienna are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Eisenstadt, Burg Liechtenstein, Burg Forchtenstein, Stift Klosterneuburg, Stift Heiligenkreuz
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Bergkirche ©
Bergkirche
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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