15 days in Austria, Ptuj & Murska Sobota Itinerary

15 days in Austria, Ptuj & Murska Sobota Itinerary

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Gussing, Austria
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Pollau, Austria
— 4 nights
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Kapfenstein, Austria
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Leibnitz, Austria
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Ptuj, Slovenia
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Murska Sobota, Slovenia
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Gussing, Austria

— 1 night
Güssing is a town in Burgenland, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Greifvogelwarte Riegersburg, then get engrossed in the history at Riegersburg Castle, and then relax and rejuvenate at Therme Loipersdorf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to 1000-Jaehrige Eiche, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Goelles - Manufaktur fur Edlen Brand & Feinen Essig, then stroll through KraftWanderWeg, Der Hugel von Loipersdorf, and finally see the interesting displays at Freilichtmuseum Gerersdorf.

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Vienna to Gussing is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Pollau.

Things to do in Gussing

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Pollau, Austria

— 4 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Pollau side-trips: Gruener See (in Oberort), Mariazell (Erlaufsee & Mariazell Basilica) and Stift Neuberg (in Neuberg an der Muerz).

To see photos and tourist information, use the Pollau trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Gussing to Pollau takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Kapfenstein.

Things to do in Pollau

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Kapfenstein, Austria

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Tabor, examine the collection at Kunstglaserei & Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Burgruine Neuhaus am Klausenbach.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kapfenstein online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Pollau to Kapfenstein by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Leibnitz.

Things to do in Kapfenstein

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Leibnitz, Austria

— 1 night
Leibnitz is a city in the Austrian state of Styria and at the 2001 census had a population of approximately 7,577 . On the 16th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Weltgrosster Klapotetz.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Leibnitz trip planner.

Drive from Kapfenstein to Leibnitz in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Leibnitz are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Ptuj.

Things to do in Leibnitz

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, Slovenia

— 4 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Get out of town with these interesting Ptuj side-trips: Podčetrtek (Olimje Monastery, Spas, &more), Pegasus Statue (in Rogaška Slatina) and Celje (Celje National Hall, Celje Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ptuj road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Leibnitz to Ptuj takes an hour. May in Ptuj sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping

Side Trips

Murska Sobota, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
Explore Murska Sobota's surroundings by going to Wine Tours & Tastings (in Ljutomer), Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci) and Vino Valdhuber (in Zgornja Kungota). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Tropical Garden Slovenia, explore the world behind art at Lendava Castle, experience rural life at Farm Firbas, and take in panoramic vistas at Vinarium Tower.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Murska Sobota online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ptuj to Murska Sobota in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.