8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

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8 days in Austria Itinerary

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

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore MuseumsQuartier and Belvedere Palace. Kunsthistorisches Museum and Imperial Palace (Hofburg) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Schönbrunn Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Schonbrunner Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna travel planner.

Newark, USA to Vienna is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in July, things will get a bit cooler in Vienna: highs are around 80°F and lows about 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 17th (Mon), examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, then step into the grandiose world of Hellbrunn Castle (Schloss Hellbrun), and then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mozart-Wohnhaus, explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg, browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then make a trip to Altstadt von Salzburg, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

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

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