11 days in Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Hofburg and Belvedere Palace. Family-friendly places like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center of Vienna, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, and walk around Schonbrunner Gardens.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip tool.

Mumbai, India to Vienna is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in Vienna hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, thenexamine the collection at Salzburg Museum, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, take in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, thensee the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), thenget engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Salzburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): wander the streets of Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, thensee the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and finally wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zurich journey planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Salzburg to Zurich in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. May in Zurich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, thenpause for some serene contemplation at English Church, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, and finally cruise along Gornergrat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Tourbillon.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zermatt online travel route planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Historic Sites Transportation

Side Trips

Chateau de Tourbillon, Ski Service
Highlights from your plan
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Ski Service ©
Ski Service
Chateau de Tourbillon ©
Chateau de Tourbillon

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