8 days in Luxembourg City, Geneva & Austria Itinerary

8 days in Luxembourg City, Geneva & Austria Itinerary

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 1 night

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
On the 23rd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), make a trip to Barrio Grund, explore the venue of Neimenster, then do a tasting at Caves St Martin, and finally don't miss a visit to Casemates du Bock.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Luxembourg City trip tool.

London, UK to Luxembourg City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Luxembourg City. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature · Parks

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Geneva, Switzerland

— 1 night

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Geneva.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Geneva trip planner.

Fly from Luxembourg City to Geneva in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature · Parks
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Vienna, Austria

— 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schonbrunn Palace and The Hofburg. Get some historical perspective at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Schottenkirche. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, steep yourself in history at Freyung, and shop like a local with Dorotheum.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozarts Geburtshaus will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Schloss Hellbrunn and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). Step out of Salzburg with an excursion to Gollinger Wasserfall in Golling an der Salzach--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and take in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planning tool.

You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Austria travel guide

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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.