8 days in Austria Itinerary

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Vienna — 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Explore hidden gems such as Wine Tours & Tastings and KUNST HAUS WIEN. Museum Hundertwasser. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and explore the world behind art at Leopold Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planning app.

Mumbai, India to Vienna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Vienna is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in April, expect Vienna to be colder, temps between 19°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Melk.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours
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Melk — 1 night

Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melk Abbey, appreciate the views at Wachau Valley, then explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Duernstein, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durnstein Abbey.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Melk online visit planner.

Traveling by train from Vienna to Melk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Vienna in April, Melk is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salzburg.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Side Trips
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Salzburg — 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 26th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg planning website.

Getting from Melk to Salzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Melk in April since evenings lows in Salzburg dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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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.