10 days in Austria Itinerary

10 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vienna
— 3 nights
2
Graz
— 1 night
3
Innsbruck
— 1 night
4
Salzburg
— 3 nights
5
Vienna
— Few hours

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) and Wachau Valley. Get some cultural insight at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Burgruine Duernstein. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of St. Virgil, admire the landmark architecture of Kirche am Steinhof, and contemplate the long history of Cafe Gloriette.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary planning app.

Moscow, Russia to Vienna is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Burgruine Duernstein, Wachau Valley, Stift Klosterneuburg
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley

1
night
Graz

Graz
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Gemaltes Haus and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Franciscans (Franziskanerkirche).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Graz online travel planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Graz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Graz

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Gemaltes Haus ©
Gemaltes Haus

1
night
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Schlick 2000, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Wilten, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck journey planner.

Drive from Graz to Innsbruck in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Schlick 2000
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Schlick 2000 ©
Schlick 2000
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), then pause for some serene contemplation at Franziskanerkirche, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg road trip tool.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. May in Salzburg sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Franziskanerkirche ©
Franziskanerkirche

few
hours
Vienna

Vienna ©
On the 10th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz and then pause for some serene contemplation at Dominican Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Vienna driving holiday planner.

Fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites
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Stephansplatz ©
Stephansplatz

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