11 days in Austria Itinerary
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— 1 night
— 4 nights
Train to Munich, Fly to Bengaluru
Tue, Dec 20 - Fri, Dec 30
Vienna — 5 nights
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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, and explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vienna visit planner.
Bengaluru, India to Vienna is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, expect Vienna to be colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough 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.Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo, contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally look for gifts at Feinheiten.
For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck attractions planner.
You can fly from Vienna to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Innsbruck, with lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 4 nights
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.Salzburg is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), meet the residents at Zoo Salzburg, and explore the galleries of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).
For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Salzburg tour itinerary maker site.
Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Austria travel guide
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.