8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

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8 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly:  38​h
1
Innsbruck
— 1 day
Train:  2​h
2
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Wellington

1
day
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob.

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Wellington, New Zealand to Innsbruck is an approximately 38-hour flight. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Wellington to Innsbruck due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wellington in February, things will get colder in Innsbruck: highs are around 7°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites
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The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner .

Traveling by train from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Salzburg are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally make a trip to Stephansplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February in Vienna, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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