Austria, known for the breathtaking scenery and beautiful architecture, is an enchanting place where one can stay calm and feel the positive surrounding. This small alpine country is surrounded by asymmetrical mountains and backcountry roads that are perfect for winter driving conditions, but getting there and seeing around everything can be time-consuming. If you are short on budget and time too, you are required to have a well-planned Austria itinerary that will guide you through the best places in Austria. This Austria itinerary covers all the major cities that are linked by express highways known as autobahns.
Explore the most historic attractions in Europe
Visit imperial cities of Vienna and Salzburg
Make a visit to the Schöbrunn Palace
Visit the Salt Mines
Day 1: Vienna - A Gateway to Austria
Day 2 & 3: Vienna - Top Attractions
Day 4: Enjoy A Day Exploring The Danube River
Day 5: Explore the Berchtesgaden
Day 6 - Departure
Most of the tourists, whether on a private car or on public transportation, begin their Austria tour with Vienna. After landing up into the airport, take a private transfer for your hotel and once you have checked into the hotel, you can have your first meal in the country. George upon your delightful cuisine with Austrian breakfast, including some of the fabled Viennese pastries. Once you are done with your meal, you can get on the real journey of exploring the city on your own. Since it is just the first day of your Austria itinerary, you can explore the nearby places and could make a list of the places that need to be explored in the next 2 days.
With the fresh start, you can take out the list that you have created on the first day of your trip. Now call your transfer and get ready to satisfy your wanderlust soul by visiting the places on your list. You can grab your morning bite at the hotel or outside, depending upon your mood and budget. Head straight to St. Stephen's Cathedral, which is situated in the heart of the Inner City (Old Town). It is one of the most iconic buildings in Vienna which deserves a visit before you get on to your journey. Apart from this, there are many more places that you should visit in the second day of your Austria itinerary. Moving on to the south tower for the most panoramic view and afterward, you can visit the Imperial Schönbrunn Palace, that is the summer seat of the Hapsburgs. A day will be covered in exploring these two places and the third day can be invested in discovering the top attractions like Kunsthistorisches in Hofburg.
On Day 4, head to Salzburg in the private transfer or you can also take a rented car. If you take a skip for the rental car, you can hop to Salzburg on the Autobahn, but you'd miss out on so much. Danube Valley and in the lake district of Salzkammergut are something that you make sure to cover in a day and if you can have one more day here. After checking into the hotel, you can take some rest and you can leave the hotel in the evening to find out the top attractions of the city ranging from magnificent Baroque architecture of the Old Town to a wealth of local traditions. Mozart's Birthplace is the place to start your tour with as this museum gives a wonderful overview of the composer's life and his relationship with the city. The next destination on your Austria itinerary is Hohensalzburg Fortress and after discovering the fortress, you can wrap up your day with a leisurely walk to the beautiful Mirabell Gardens across the river. After coming back to the hotel, you can have delicious delicacies at the hotel.
This is the fifth day of the tour, and after having breakfast at your hotel, you can check-out from the hotel. Now you will travel north to the picturesque town of Berchtesgaden, situated in the striking Bavarian Alps close to the border of Austria and home to Hitler's infamous alpine fortress, the Eagle's Nest. Enjoy a unique visit to the fortress followed by a visit to the documentation center and bunkers. Transfer to Pil in the early evening for check-in and evening meal at your hotel. If you want to skip the meal at the hotel, you can also grab a bit at the street.
It’s never easy to departing from the beautiful country, but according to the Austria itinerary, your private transfer will escort to the international airport and from there you will be taking a flight to the US.
The price of the tour is quite affordable, but it is advisable to check the updated price before you book your tour.
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