11 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria sightseeing planner
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Vienna
— 5 nights
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Innsbruck
— 1 night
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Salzburg
— 4 nights
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Vienna — 5 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Hofburg, explore the world behind art at MuseumsQuartier Wien, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Peshawar, Pakistan to Vienna is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Peshawar to Vienna. While traveling from Peshawar, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Vienna, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 1 night

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 5th (Thu), meet the residents at Alpenzoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally ponder the world of politics at Congress innsbruck.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Innsbruck takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Fortress Hohensalzburg and Salzburg Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg road trip app.

Drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daytime highs in Salzburg are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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Austria travel guide

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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.
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