10 days in Austria Itinerary

10 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Vienna
— 3 nights
Drive
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Graz
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Innsbruck
— 1 night
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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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary builder.

Warsaw, Poland to Vienna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Graz.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Graz

— 2 nights
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
On the 30th (Thu), admire the local landmark of Erzherzog Johann Brunnen, steep yourself in history at Stallbastei, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Graz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Franciscans (Franziskanerkirche), and finally get a new perspective on nature at Universalmuseum Joanneum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Zentralfriedhof, test your team's savvy at Exit The Room - Graz, then stroll around Schlossberg, and finally don't miss a visit to Uhrturm.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Graz journey maker website.

You can drive from Vienna to Graz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in December, Graz is little chillier at night with lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Salzburg

— 2 nights

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 1st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, then look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, and then examine the collection at Haus der Natur.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Graz to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Innsbruck

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Hochgurgl, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally look for gifts at Cafe Cardinal.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip app.

Getting from Salzburg to Innsbruck by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.