6 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip itinerary planner
Make it your trip
— 1 night
— 2 nights
— 2 nights


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 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Mozartplatz, then browse the exhibits of Fortress Hohensalzburg, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Salzburg, and then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg road trip site.

Bucharest, Romania to Salzburg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Salzburg. While traveling from Bucharest, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Salzburg, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:

Innsbruck — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 4th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), then admire the striking features of Dom zu St. Jakob, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, then admire the striking features of Imperial Palace, and then have some family-friendly fun at Bergisel Ski Jump.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck online holiday builder.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Vienna.
Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:

Vienna — 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
On the 6th (Thu), savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then admire the striking features of Historic Center of Vienna. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, and then see the interesting displays at Hofburg.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vienna road trip planning app.

Fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:

Austria travel guide

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.