7 days in Austria Itinerary

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Salzburg
— 2 nights
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Vienna
— 4 nights
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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.
On the 27th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, see the interesting displays at Haus der Natur, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace.

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Washington, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Salzburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington in February, you will find days in Salzburg are little chillier (41°F), and nights are about the same (27°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vienna.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Third Man Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien.

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. February in Vienna sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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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