9 days in Austria Itinerary

9 days in Austria Itinerary

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9 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Werfenweng
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Werfenweng

Werfenweng ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): Head underground at Eisriesenwelt, explore the fascinating underground world of Eisriesenwelt Ice Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Hohenwerfen Castle, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Liechtensteinklamm.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Werfenweng travel planner.

Newark, USA to Werfenweng is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Werfenweng. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Newark in July: high temperatures in Werfenweng hover around 74°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Werfenweng

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Liechtensteinklamm, Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen
Highlights from your plan
Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen ©
Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen
Liechtensteinklamm ©
Liechtensteinklamm

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Popular historic sites such as Fortress Hohensalzburg and Mozart-Wohnhaus are in your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mirabell Palace and Salzburg Museum. The adventure continues: have a few drinks at Augustiner Braustubl, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and make a trip to Altstadt von Salzburg.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg itinerary planner.

Drive from Werfenweng to Salzburg in an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof

3
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.
Let the collections at Kunsthistorisches Museum and Belvedere Palace capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ringstrasse and Imperial Treasury of Vienna. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna vacation trip planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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