8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

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8 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Innsbruck
— 1 night
train:  2​h
2
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Vienna
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai

1
night
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck online tour itinerary planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Innsbruck is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Innsbruck due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in October: high temperatures in Innsbruck hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to take a train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Neustift im Stubaital
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Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Parasailing & Paragliding

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 1st (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, take in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip builder tool .

Take a train from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Salzburg are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

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.
Belvedere Palace and Imperial Palace (Hofburg) will appeal to museum buffs. For shopping fun, head to Vienna Naschmarkt or Mariahilfer Strasse. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of St. Virgil, and get a taste of the local shopping with Graben and Kohlmarkt.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vienna online vacation builder .

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Vienna

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

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