5 days in Austria Itinerary

5 days in Austria Itinerary

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Mautern an der Donau
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Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo.

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Budapest, Hungary to Innsbruck is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 8th (Fri), look for gifts at Alte furst-erzbischofliche Hofapotheke, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then stop by Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

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You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mautern an der Donau.
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Mautern an der Donau — 2 nights

On the 9th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Benediktinerstift Göttweig, do a tasting at Weingut Nigl, and then look for gifts at Weingut Nikolaihof. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Wachau Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Melk Abbey, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durnstein Abbey.

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Mautern an der Donau takes 3 hours. Traveling from Salzburg in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mautern an der Donau, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.
Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature · Parks
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Vienna — 1 night

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 11th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally walk around Kurpark Oberlaa.

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Drive from Mautern an der Donau to Vienna in an hour. Traveling from Mautern an der Donau in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Vienna, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive back home.
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Austria travel guide

Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.