16 days in Austria & Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Salzburg is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. Traveling from Bengaluru to Salzburg, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Bengaluru, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Salzburg, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 3rd (Tue), admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Salzburg in October, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome vacation maker.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ravello.
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Ravello, Italy — 2 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 10th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, kick back and relax at Fornillo, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally view the masterpieces at Absolute Positano.

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Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ravello, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 4 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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at MuseumsQuartier Wien, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and make a trip to Heldenplatz.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Ravello to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ravello in October: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the flight 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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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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