9 days in Luxembourg City & Austria Itinerary

9 days in Luxembourg City & Austria Itinerary

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Vianden Castle and then hike along Mullerthal Trail. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), don't miss a visit to Monument to Michel Rodange, don't miss a visit to Place Guillaume II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), then get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Luxembourg City itinerary builder website.

If you are flying in from Luxembourg, the closest major aiport is Luxembourg-Findel International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

3
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Vienna, Austria

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Luxembourg City to Vienna by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, and then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg journey planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Salzburg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

2
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Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 26th (Sat), admire the striking features of Dom zu St. Jakob, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck online visit planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Innsbruck by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.