9 days in Austria Itinerary

9 days in Austria Itinerary

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9 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  6​h
1
Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
3
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Athens

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes St. Stephen's Cathedral, Sacher Boutique Spa, Semmering Railway, and other attractions you added.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vienna online trip planner .

Athens, Greece to Vienna is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in February; daily highs in Vienna reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Semmering Railway
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Seeschloss Ort, Klo & So - Museum fur historische Sanitarobjekte, Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Eisriesenwelt, then explore the fascinating underground world of Dachstein Giant Ice Caves, and then admire the sheer force of Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. February in Salzburg sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gmunden, Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall, Eisriesenwelt, Dachstein Giant Ice Caves
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

2
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle), Imperial Palace, Hofkirche, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle). Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Ski museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Imperial Palace.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck tour planning site .

You can take a train from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In February in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -3°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), Ski museum, Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld
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Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld ©
Imperial Palace ©
Imperial Palace

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