5 days in Austria Itinerary

5 days in Austria Itinerary

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5 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  5​h
1
Salzburg
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Brussels

1
night
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 8th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg online trip itinerary planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Salzburg is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

3
nights
Vienna

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.
Family-friendly places like Schonbrunn Palace and Rathaus will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna attractions planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Vienna are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

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