29 days in Austria, Hungary & Slovenia Itinerary

29 days in Austria, Hungary & Slovenia Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Eger, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Heviz, Hungary
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 5 nights
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Klagenfurt, Austria
— 2 nights
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Heiligenblut, Austria
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Albertina, stroll around Prater, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online travel planner.

New Orleans, USA to Vienna is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Orleans to Vienna, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in May, Vienna is cooler at night with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Eger.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Eger, Hungary

— 3 nights

Hungarian Rome

Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Eger is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Eger Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Visitor's Centre of the Eger Archbishop's Palace, examine the collection at Egri Road Beatles Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Eger trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Eger by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In May in Eger, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Eger to Budapest in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Budapest sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Heviz.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Spas

Heviz, Hungary

— 1 night
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Mary Magdalene church in Egregy, see the interesting displays at House of Stoves, then examine the collection at Cadillac Muzeum, and finally explore the activities along Thermal Lake of Heviz.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Heviz itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Heviz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Heviz are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Heviz

Museums · Spas · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Triglav National Park, Ojstrica, &more). Spend the 30th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip builder.

Traveling by car from Heviz to Ljubljana takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

Klagenfurt, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Worthersee, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria-Wörth, and then get engrossed in the history at Wachszieher- & Lebzelterwerkstatt und Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Rathaus St. Veit an der Glan, step into the grandiose world of Burg Taggenbrunn, see the interesting displays at Minimundus, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Europapark, and finally see the interesting displays at Klagenfurt Kinomuseum.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Klagenfurt online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Klagenfurt in 1.5 hours. June in Klagenfurt sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Heiligenblut, Austria

— 2 nights
Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): have fun and explore at Visitor Center Mallnitz and then take a memorable drive along Grossglockner High Alpine Road. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Großglockner National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Heiligenblut trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Klagenfurt to Heiligenblut in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Klagenfurt in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Heiligenblut: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, then fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, and finally see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo, then browse the exhibits of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, and finally step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Thaur.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Heiligenblut to Innsbruck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Hallstatt (Hallstatt Lutheran Church, Parish of the Assumption, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Mirabell Palace, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip builder app.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In June in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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.

Hungary travel guide

4.1
Historic Sites · Thermal Spas · Government Buildings
Breadbasket of Europe
Because tourism throughout the whole country is not as popular as in other European countries, much of the natural beauty of Hungary has not been developed or exploited. Visitors today are drawn to the unspoiled picturesque landscape, the capital metropolis surrounded by charming small towns and villages, and the plethora of thermal baths. The country's number of well-preserved archaeological ruins, castles, cathedrals, and medieval towns provide opportunities to those wanting a taste of European history. With the opportunity to explore both time-worn architecture and notable natural surroundings in every region, Hungary provides sightseeing opportunities with the amenities of traditional tourist destinations. 

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.

Carinthia travel guide

4.1
Scenic Drive · Bodies of Water · Specialty Museums
Visitors find a natural paradise at Carinthia, an Austrian province home to hundreds of lakes, ski slopes, and the country's leading spas. Ski the Eastern Alps or soak up the warmth at the area's renowned thermal springs. Among the province's gems is the area's largest lake and one of the country's most popular tourist attractions. Mountain views abound, but if you prefer city life to outdoor recreation, head to the state's capital, Klagenfurt, or explore medieval treasures such as Friesach or Gmund.