11 days in Austria Itinerary

11 days in Austria Itinerary

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Start: Lahore
Fly:  12 h
1
Vienna
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Salzburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Durnstein
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Lahore

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.
You've now added Schonbrunn Palace to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Donauinsel and Orangery at Schoenbrunn Palace. Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Dorotheumfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche, and wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna route maker tool.

Lahore, Pakistan to Vienna is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Lahore in December, expect nights in Vienna to be a bit cooler, around 0°C, while days are much colder, around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

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

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hallstatt vacation maker tool.

Getting from Vienna to Hallstatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

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Side Trips

Pfarre St. Wolfgang, Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Pfarre St. Wolfgang ©
Pfarre St. Wolfgang

1
night
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, thenexamine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), steep yourself in history at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, thensteep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe Del Cimitero Di San Pietro.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg online holiday planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In January, daytime highs in Salzburg are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Durnstein.

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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

2
nights
Durnstein

Durnstein
Dürnstein is a small town on the Danube river in the Krems-Land district, in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. Head to Schloss Walpersdorf and Wein & Wachaufor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Melk Abbey and Stift Altenburg. Step out of Durnstein with an excursion to Amethyst Welt Maissau in Maissau--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Wachau Valley, examine the collection at Karikaturmuseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Benediktinerstift Göttweig, and do a tasting at Domane Wachau.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Durnstein visit website.

Getting from Salzburg to Durnstein by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Durnstein when traveling from Salzburg in January, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durnstein

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Side Trips

Melk, Amethyst Welt Maissau, Benediktinerstift Göttweig, Wachau Valley, Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt
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Burgruine Duernstein
Burgruine Duernstein
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Stift Altenburg ©
Stift Altenburg

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