9 days in Austria Itinerary

9 days in Austria Itinerary

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9 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Vienna
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Chennai

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.
For shopping fun, head to Graben and Kohlmarkt or Mariahilfer Strasse. Kunsthistorisches Museum and Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum) will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Melk Abbey in Melk, about 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Schönbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Vienna, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vienna sightseeing planner.

Chennai (Madras), India to Vienna is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Chennai (Madras) in March, expect Vienna to be cooler, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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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.
On the 1st (Sat), contemplate the long history of Alte fürst-erzbischöfliche Hofapotheke, admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then steep yourself in history at Mozart-Wohnhaus, and finally raise your glass at Bräustübl zu Mülln. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): shop like a local with Getreidegasse, browse the exhibits of Residenzgalerie, don't miss a visit to Mozartplatz, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then don't miss a visit to Altstadt von Salzburg, and finally admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom).

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Salzburg online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©

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