8 days in Austria Itinerary

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Drive
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Salzburg
— 1 night
Drive
2
Westendorf
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Neustift im Stubaital
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Vienna
— 2 nights

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Salzburg — 1 night

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 21st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, and then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral. On your second day here, make a trip to Stiegl Brauwelt, get great views at MoenchsbergAufzug, look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, then make a trip to Linzergasse, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg online trip maker.

Vienna to Salzburg is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Westendorf.
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Westendorf — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Alpinolino Westendorf and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wiedersbergerhornbahn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Pro-Skischule, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dieters Sportsshop, and then get outside with The Reds Schischule Westendorf.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Westendorf trip maker.

You can drive from Salzburg to Westendorf in 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Salzburg in December; daily highs in Westendorf reach 1°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Neustift im Stubaital.
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Neustift im Stubaital — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): appreciate the views at Stubaital, then fly down the slopes at Neustift, and then trek along Stubai Tree House Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Hochgurgl, Head underground at Eishohle Tirol, then fly down the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, and finally trek along Wilde Wasser Weg.

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You can drive from Westendorf to Neustift im Stubaital in 1.5 hours. December in Neustift im Stubaital sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.
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Vienna — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then see the interesting displays at Hofburg, then admire the landmark architecture of Historic Center of Vienna, and finally make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Neustift im Stubaital to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can 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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