7 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria tour itinerary planner
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Vienna
— 4 nights
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
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Vienna — 4 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.
Schonbrunn Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, explore the world behind art at Albertina, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, and admire the landmark architecture of Historic Center of Vienna.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vienna day trip planning tool.

Washington, USA to Vienna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Vienna due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Schloss Hellbrunn has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian).

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip planning site.

You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Salzburg are 51°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
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.
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