sharethis sharing button
Build a Perfect-Fit Dream Vacation in Minutes!

Vienna: A Gateway to History

Travel to Vienna, a city infused with art, music, and culture. Explore historic sites like Schönbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace, and immerse yourself in the vibrant life of Austria's capital city.

Travel to Vienna, a city infused with art, music, and culture. Explore historic sites like Schönbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace, and immerse yourself in the vibrant life of Austria's capital city.

Departure
Departure
Days

3

Nights

2

Vienna, Austria's capital, is famous for its cultural events, imperial sights, coffee houses, cozy wine taverns, and special Viennese charm. Vienna owes its universal appeal to its rich history and spectacular architecture, including the Hofburg, Vienna Opera House, and Belvedere Palace.

Days

3

Nights

2

Salzburg is an Austrian city on the border of Germany, with views of the Eastern Alps. Known for its preserved baroque architecture, it's also the birthplace of famed composer Mozart. Notable landmarks include the medieval Hohensalzburg Fortress and the Mirabell Palace and Gardens. The city's alpine surroundings are also a popular destination for hiking and skiing.

Days

3

Nights

2

Graz is the capital city of the Styria region in Austria. Known for its beautiful old town, the city is a treasure trove of history views including Schlossberg, an ancient fortress offering panoramic views, and Eggenberg Palace, a stunning baroque palace. Graz is also renowned for its diverse cultural scenes, from its opera house to its contemporary art collections.

Days

3

Nights

2

Klagenfurt is the capital city of the federal state of Carinthia in Austria. With its charming old town and stunning setting between the Worthersee Lake and Alps, it's a beautiful destination for outdoor and history lovers. Notable sights include the Lindwurm, a dragon statue with a rich history, and Minimundus, a miniature park with models of famous buildings.

Days

3

Nights

2

Innsbruck, the capital of Tyrol, Austria, is known for its beautiful Alpine scenery. This city is famous for its winter sports, boasting several ski resorts in its vicinity. Landmarks such as Ambras Castle and the Golden Roof reflect its rich history and certain parts of the city offer a stunning view of the Inn River. It's a perfect destination for both culture and nature lovers.

Days

2

Night

1

Arrival
Arrival
Suggested Locations

Austria

Suggested Locations

Image
Visit Schönbrunn Palace

My Places

Image
St. Stephen's Cathedral

My Places

Washington

Day 1

Air Drive

8,213 km

Vienna

Day 2

5:00 PM

4:24 AM

11h 24m

Estimate time

Plane
Vienna

Day 4

Air Drive

322 km

Salzburg

Day 4

5:00 PM

8:34 PM

4h 34m

Plane
Salzburg

Day 6

Air Drive

280 km

Graz

Day 6

5:00 PM

8:34 PM

4h 34m

Plane
Graz

Day 8

Air Drive

141 km

Klagenfurt

Day 8

5:00 PM

6:38 PM

2h 38m

Plane
Klagenfurt

Day 10

Air Drive

397 km

Innsbruck

Day 10

5:00 PM

9:26 PM

4h 26m

Plane
Innsbruck

Day 12

Air Drive

8,005 km

Washington

Day 13

5:00 PM

4:07 AM

11h 7m

Estimate time

Plane

Calender data is not found.

CityCenter
Activities

TripPilot

Travel Tips

Of course! Here are some travel tips for your journey through Austria:

Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit Austria depends on your preferred activities. For skiing and winter sports, visit between December and March; for sightseeing or hiking, spring (April-June) or fall (September-October) would be the best.

Route and Accessibility:
Austria is very well connected by trains and flights. You might want to start in Vienna, then move on to Graz, Klagenfurt, Salzburg, and finally Innsbruck. Train rides between the cities are scenic and comfortable.

Altitude and Acclimatization:
Altitude is generally not a concern in the Austrian cities, but if you plan to hike in the mountains, especially around Innsbruck, ensure you're well acclimatized. Take things slow and rest as necessary.

Accommodation and Booking:
Book your accommodations in advance, especially during peak tourist seasons. There's a range of options from luxury hotels to budget hostels and apartments.

Clothing and Essentials:
Check the weather before your trip. Summers can be warm, so lightweight clothing is suitable; if you are visiting in winter, bring warm clothing, including waterproof jackets and boots for snowy conditions. Always carry a reliable map, a power adapter (the plug type in Austria is Type F), and some essential phrases in German can be handy.

Health and Safety:
Austria is generally safe, but it's always good to have travel insurance. Also, carry a basic first-aid kit. If you are going for walks or hikes, make sure to follow safety regulations and stick to marked paths.

Local Etiquette and Respect:
Austrians are known for their formality and politeness. Make sure to greet people with a 'Guten Tag' (Good day) and always say 'Bitte' (please) and 'Danke' (thank you). Public cleanliness is important in Austria, so avoid littering. It's also customary to tip around 10% in restaurants. When visiting churches, remember to dress appropriately and keep your voice low.