7 days in Austria Itinerary

7 days in Austria Itinerary

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7 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Vienna
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
3
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Lisbon

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Vienna online route planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Vienna is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In December, Vienna is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 9th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally stroll through Mirabell Palace.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg vacation website .

Fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Salzburg are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Take a break from Innsbruck with a short trip to St. Anton in St. Anton am Arlberg, about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Fulpmes, hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, and enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck journey builder tool .

Traveling by train from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

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Side Trips

Swarovski Kristallwelten, St. Anton, Pfarrkirche Fulpmes
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The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

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