5 days in Austria Itinerary

5 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Melk
— 2 nights
Drive to Vienna International Airport, Fly to Mumbai

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Salzburg — 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian) and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg online trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Salzburg is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Mumbai to Salzburg, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mumbai in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Salzburg: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Melk.
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Melk — 2 nights

Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Die Kathedralkirche Maria Himmelfahrt, get a sense of history and politics at St.Pölten Rathausplatz Weihnachtsmarkt, then don't miss a visit to Festspielhaus St. Poelten, then learn about winemaking at Weingut Nigl, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wehrkirche St. Michael. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Poeggstall, sample the fine beverages at Whisky-Erlebniswelt & Destillerie Haider, then see the interesting displays at Schifffahrtsmuseum Spitz, and finally see the interesting displays at Venus of Willendorf.

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You can drive from Salzburg to Melk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Salzburg in August, Melk is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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