11 days in Austria & Poland Itinerary

11 days in Austria & Poland Itinerary

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11 days in Austria & Poland Itinerary

Start: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
3
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
End: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany


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2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, parks, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg sightseeing planner.

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany to Salzburg is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna online trip builder .

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, fun & games, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Town Hall Tower, and contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Krakow trip planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Krakow in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vienna in October since evenings lows in Krakow dip to 5°C. On the 20th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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