8 days in Salzburg & Munich Itinerary

8 days in Salzburg & Munich Itinerary

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8 days in Salzburg & Munich Itinerary

Start: Salzburg, Austria
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
End: Munich, Germany

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nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Augustiner Braustubl as well as Museum der Moderne Monchsberg. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum der Moderne Monchsberg, contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Augustiner Braustubl. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, steep yourself in history at Kommune Gruft, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Linzergasse.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Salzburg Airport, Linz Hörsching Airport and Innsbruck Airport. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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nights
Munich, Germany

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, nature, nightlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Nymphenburg Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kreuzkapelle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Munich vacation planner .

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

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