8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

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8 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Vienna
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Paris

2
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.
On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna visit site .

Paris, France to Vienna is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
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Ringstrasse ©
Ringstrasse
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 2nd (Wed), Head underground at Dachstein Giant Ice Caves, stroll through Badestrand Hallstatt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Siriuskogl. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Kaiser-Villa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannesbergkapelle, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen, examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Vienna to Hallstatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bad Ischl, Traunkirchen, Dachstein Giant Ice Caves
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Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption
Johannesbergkapelle ©
Johannesbergkapelle
Kaiser-Villa ©
Kaiser-Villa

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): examine the collection at Salzburger Freilichtmuseum, then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

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Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Salzburger Freilichtmuseum
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Red Bull Hangar-7 ©
Red Bull Hangar-7

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