15 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

15 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

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15 days in Germany & Austria Itinerary

Start: Rochester, United States
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h
3
St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Neustift im Stubaital, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Assling, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Rochester, United States

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You'll explore and learn at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. Get a sense of the local culture at Potsdamer Platz and East Side Gallery. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, head outdoors with Drachenberg, and shop like a local with Ariel Fantasy.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip maker tool .

Rochester, USA to Berlin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Rochester to Berlin, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 4th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, browse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg online itinerary planner .

Fly from Berlin to Salzburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to St. Anton am Arlberg.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

2
nights
St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria

St. Anton am Arlberg ©
On the 6th (Mon), ski along the peaceful trails at St. Anton, hike along Senn's Wonder Walking Trail, get engrossed in the history at Ski museum, then get outside with Tobogganing, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Stockibach Creek & Source. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brauerei Schloss Starkenberg, steep yourself in history at Finstermünz, and then identify plant and animal life at Gletscherpark Fendels.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the St. Anton am Arlberg trip maker site .

You can take a train from Salzburg to St. Anton am Arlberg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in St. Anton am Arlberg are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in St. Anton am Arlberg

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Brauerei Schloss Starkenberg, Gletscherpark Fendels, Finstermünz
Highlights from your plan
St. Anton ©
St. Anton
Brauerei Schloss Starkenberg ©
Brauerei Schloss Starkenberg

3
nights
Neustift im Stubaital, Austria

Neustift im Stubaital ©
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle) and Burgruine Thaur. Get in touch with nature at Kundler Klamm and Wilde Wasser Weg. Step out of Neustift im Stubaital with an excursion to Swarovski Kristallwelten in Wattens--about 34 minutes away.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Neustift im Stubaital itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from St. Anton am Arlberg to Neustift im Stubaital takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and tram. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from St. Anton am Arlberg in April, with highs in Neustift im Stubaital at 50°F and lows at 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Assling.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Burgruine Thaur, Swarovski Kristallwelten, Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle), Kundler Klamm
Highlights from your plan
Kundler Klamm ©
Kundler Klamm
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle) ©

1
night
Assling, Austria

Assling ©
On the 11th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Vitalpinum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Assling.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Assling online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Neustift im Stubaital to Assling in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Assling can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Assling

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wildpark Assling ©
Wildpark Assling
Vitalpinum ©
Vitalpinum

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Your inner history buff will appreciate Schonbrunn Palace and Orangery at Schoenbrunn Palace. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, make a trip to Peterskirche, contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Vienna, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Drive from Assling to Vienna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, Vienna is a bit warmer than Assling - with highs of 61°F and lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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