16 days in Austria & Bratislava Itinerary

16 days in Austria & Bratislava Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Henndorf am Wallersee, Austria
Drive
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Attersee, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Tamsweg, Austria
Drive
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Murau, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Fly to Brussels Airport, Drive to Leuven

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Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Franziskanerkirche, then explore the activities along Seewaldsee, then take in the dramatic scenery at Gollinger Wasserfall, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, explore the world behind art at DomQuartier Salzburg, appreciate the extensive heritage of Steingasse, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planner.

Leuven, Belgium to Salzburg is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Salzburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Henndorf am Wallersee.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Henndorf am Wallersee, Austria

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Schloss Mattsee - das Juwel am See, then contemplate the long history of Stift Mattsee, and then examine the collection at FAHRTRAUM.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Henndorf am Wallersee online visit planner.

Henndorf am Wallersee is just a short distance from Salzburg. In September in Henndorf am Wallersee, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Attersee.

Things to do in Henndorf am Wallersee

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Attersee, Austria

— 4 nights
Get in touch with nature at Hallstatter See and Lake Hallstatt Explorer. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Town and Hallstatt Lutheran Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area (in Obertraun), Traunsee (in Gmunden) and Hallstatt (Parish of the Assumption, Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, &more).

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Attersee trip builder app.

You can drive from Henndorf am Wallersee to Attersee in an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Tamsweg.

Things to do in Attersee

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tamsweg, Austria

Tamsweg is a market town in the Austrian state of Salzburg near the border with Styria. On the 15th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prebersee and then take an in-depth tour of Museum Castle Moosham.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tamsweg day trip site.

You can drive from Attersee to Tamsweg in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Murau.

Things to do in Tamsweg

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Museums

Murau, Austria

— 3 nights
Murau is a town in the western part of the Austrian federal state of Styria. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Kreischberg and then admire the masterpieces at Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum.

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Drive from Tamsweg to Murau in an hour. In September in Murau, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Murau

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

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'll explore and learn at Belvedere Palace and The Third Man Museum. Schonbrunn Palace and Kirche am Steinhof will appeal to history buffs. When in Vienna, make a side trip to see Ötscherbach in Wienerbruck, approximately Wienerbruck away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Hofburg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maria Am Gestade, and don't miss a visit to Historic Center of Vienna.

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Drive from Murau to Vienna in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 1 night

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
On the 23rd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Magio Beach, stroll through Tyrsovo nabrezie, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bratislava City Museum (Muzeum Mesta Bratislavy). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle and then take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bratislava holiday maker website.

Drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.