24 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

24 days in Danube Countries Itinerary

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Fly to Vienna International Airport, Drive to Sankt Polten
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Sankt Polten, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Linz, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Regensburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Weiden, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
— 12 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Sankt Polten, Austria

— 1 night
Sankt Pölten, mostly abbreviated to the official name St. On the 12th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Diozesanmuseums St. Polten, pause for some serene contemplation at Die Kathedralkirche Maria Himmelfahrt, get a new perspective on nature at Stadtmuseum Sankt Pölten, then examine the collection at Verein Wilhelmsburger Geschirr Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche Und Franziskanerkloster, and finally admire the striking features of St.Pölten Rathausplatz Weihnachtsmarkt.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sankt Polten day trip website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Sankt Polten is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Sankt Polten due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in March; daily highs in Sankt Polten reach 13°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Linz.

Things to do in Sankt Polten

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Linz, Austria

— 2 nights
Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Alter Dom, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustiner Chorherrenstift Sankt Florian, get engrossed in the history at Voestalpine, then examine the collection at Museum Mechanische Klangfabrik, then see the interesting displays at Textiles Zentrum Haslach, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at PlusCity. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Martinskirche, then make a trip to Postlingbergkirche Wallfahrtsbasilika Sieben Schmerzen Maria, then get outside with Grottenbahn, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hohenrausch 2021.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Linz trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sankt Polten to Linz takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Regensburg.

Things to do in Linz

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Regensburg, Germany

— 1 night
One of Germany’s oldest towns and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Regensburg today offers a medieval charm not found in many of the country’s cities today.
To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Regensburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Linz to Regensburg takes 3 hours. In March in Regensburg, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and -1°C at night. You'll set off for Weiden on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Regensburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Weiden, Germany

— 3 nights
Step off the beaten path and head to Ruine Weissenstein and Musikinstrumenten Museum. Museum for Cultural and Military History Grafenwoehr and Schaustickerei will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Weiden: Burg Gossweinstein (in Gossweinstein), Oswaldhohle (in Muggendorf) and Wiesenttal (Binghohle & Burgruine Neideck).

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Weiden vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Regensburg to Weiden takes an hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Karlovy Vary.

Things to do in Weiden

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

— 12 nights
Bohemia's historical spa town, Karlovy Vary serves as one of Europe's most glamorous vacation resorts.
Visit Kladruby Monastery and Church of St. Joachim for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hop Museum and Hop and Beer Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Karlovy Vary: Luzna (JK CLASSICS Muzeum americkych historickych automobilu & Czech Railways Museum), Kostel svatého Mikuláše (in Louny) and Osek Monastery (in Osek). Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Bozidarske Raseliniste. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hot Spring Colonnade, examine the collection at Puppet Museum (Muzeum Loutek), step into the grandiose world of Castle Horsovsky Tyn, and trek along Geologický park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Karlovy Vary trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Weiden to Karlovy Vary takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Karlovy Vary can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Karlovy Vary

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 4 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.
Roman City Carnuntum and Clock Museum (Uhrenmuseum) will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Michael's Church and Griechenkirche zur heiligen Dreifaltigkeit. Venture out of the city with trips to Museum Carnuntinum (in Bad Deutsch-Altenburg) and Burg Liechtenstein (in Maria Enzersdorf). And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Vienna Woods, take in the spiritual surroundings of Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Nicholas, examine the collection at Bank Austria Kunstforum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dominican Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Karlovy Vary to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Karlovy Vary in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Vienna: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.