8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Fly
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Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly

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Salzburg

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, and don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg travel planner.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Salzburg is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. June in Salzburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Innsbruck

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 14th (Mon), hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Achensee. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Rosshutte, contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo, then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Vienna

— 3 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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vienna attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Innsbruck to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.