8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

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8 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Vienna
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Kunsthistorisches Museum and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Visit Belvedere Palace and Historic Center of Vienna for their historical value. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Schönbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt, and explore the world behind art at Albertina.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna vacation builder.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Riyadh in July, with highs in Vienna at 31°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get some cultural insight at Fortress Hohensalzburg and Salzburg Cathedral (Dom). Popular historic sites such as Hellbrunn Castle (Schloss Hellbrun) and Mozart-Wohnhaus are in your itinerary. When in Salzburg, make a side trip to see Gollinger Wasserfall in Golling an der Salzach, approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Bräustübl zu Mülln, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Stift Nonnberg.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Salzburg itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Gollinger Wasserfall
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

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