15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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15 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  16​h
1
Vienna
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
2
Salzburg
— 6 nights
Train:  4​h
3
Graz
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

4
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, make a trip to Stephansplatz, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip maker site .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vienna is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Vienna is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, expect Vienna to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

6
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Go for a jaunt from Salzburg to Heiligenblut to see Grossglockner High Alpine Road about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, and examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

Discover how to plan a Salzburg trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. 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) to allow enough time to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Grossglockner
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

2
nights
Graz

Graz ©
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Gemaltes Haus, make a trip to Uhrturm, and then stroll around Schlossberg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Kunsthaus Graz, then admire the masterpieces at Schloss Eggenberg, then admire the striking features of Rathaus, and finally don't miss a visit to Hauptplatz.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Graz route maker site .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Graz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Graz can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Graz

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Schlossberg ©
Schlossberg
Uhrturm ©
Uhrturm
Altstadt von Graz ©
Altstadt von Graz

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