Austria, the most beautiful country in Europe is adorned with over the top Baroque architecture, little villages and snow-capped mountains. Austria has a lot to offer and if you want to experience the scenic beauty of mountain pastures with cows, women in dirndls attire, then think of Austria. This 10-day Austria travel itinerary takes you through a variety of landscapes, and the best places to see in Austria.
-See the splendor of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire in the Imperial Suites in the Hofburg Palace
-Dive into the wealth of historic and modern art at Museumquartier
-Enjoy the greenery of the Stadtpark city oasis
-Catch a show at the Vienna Opera
Day 1: Start With Vienna
Day 2: Continue Your Vienna Trip
Day 3: Drive Through The Vineyards Of Wachau
Day 4 & 5: Stay A Little Longer In Steyr
Day 6: Lakes of Salzkammergut
Day 7: Drive Through The Grossglockner
Day 8: Innsbruck & the Tyrol
Day 9: Departure
It all starts in Vienna! When traveling to Europe and especially to Austria, there is no more fitting place to start a trip than Vienna. When it comes to knowing about Vienna, it breathes old European glamour in form of wide lanes lined with buildings of white marble, gold and green copper rooftops. You must spend half of the day in admiring the baroque palaces stand to impose Gothic churches and rest of the day must be invested in embracing the vibrant and hip city. This is how you should wind up the first day of your tour and last but certainly not the least, do indulge yourself in the traditional food and folk music.
Begin the second day of your Austria travel itinerary with the Austrian-Hungarian Empire in the Imperial Suites in the Hofburg Palace Dive. If you have a keen interest in art and culture, make sure to cover all the places in a day or two. It is worth investing in a Vienna Card if you plan to check out some of the excellent museums in Vienna. Vienna has an excellent public transportation system, but you need a car to reach the best places in the rest of Austria. So, hit the road to explore the luxury and glamour of Vienna. Grab a meal while on the go to taste the best of Austrian food.
Begin your third day with authentic breakfast and drive yourself to the north of Vienna that will take you to Austria’s premier wine region: Wachau. You will feel the ecstasy of driving in the midst of the gentle slopes of the Danube Valley that lends perfect cultivation of vines. For connoisseur wine-lovers, Austrian wines may not have the same world fame as Italian or French vintages, but they produce some quality wines. The Grüner Veltliner and ultra-dry Welschriesling are some of the most notables. So, grab Austrian food and some Austrian wine to enjoy being here in Austria. After enjoying your glass of wine, you can start by driving to Krems a der Donau at the northern end of the Danube Valley. Now follow the Danube south with the sparkling blue water of the river to your left and rows of green vines to your right. You can also spot an abbey or castle perched on a hilltop. Enjoy and move ahead to the several lovely towns on the banks of the Danube, and Dürnstein is particularly worth a stop. Now strolling through this little town resembles venturing into a storybook. The tight lanes and vivid houses appear as though they have a place in fantasy. Climb up to the remains of Schloss Dürnstein for an alternate point of view on the valley. Despite the fact that the Danube proceeds with, the valley closes at Melk, popular for its excellent Baroque monastery. Investigate in the event that you'd like and, continue to your last goal of the day: Steyr. End your day with delicious food.
On the fourth day of Austria travel itinerary, you can explore the medieval romance in Steyr, which is one of those spots where time has apparently stopped. The beautiful Medieval verifiable focus of Steyr is ideal for a sentimental night walk. Make certain to take in the view from the Schwischenbrücke that associates the two old parts of the city. Subsequent to going through the night here, we get to our first genuine climb. Directly beneath Steyr lies the Kalkalpen National Park, an impressive mountain extend. There are heaps of courses going through the National Park, including a couple of long-remove trails. One of those is the Luchs trail, a 200-kilometer trail through the Austrian wild and the environment of its namesake the lynx. The second stretch of the Luchs trail offers a standout amongst the most picturesque climbs in the Kalkalpen. A 7-hour course takes you along cascades, extravagant contributions, a church, and a few perspectives to take in the quality of the Kalkalpen. Each Austrian town has a "house mountain," the mountain nearest to the city where local people go for a walk around the ends of the week. For Steyr, this is the Damberg. For a shorter and less requesting climb, stroll to the highest point of the Damberg and climb the watchtower for a far and away superior view. This will take around 60 minutes. You can add a climb to the neighboring Spadenberg on the off chance that you need to build it to 4 hours.
Subsequent to climbing, it is on to the Salzkammergut. This area used to be dug for salt and is home to the absolute most lovely scenes in Austria. Remain medium-term in Bad Ischl before investigating this region the following day. The Hapsburgs used to summer here in their delightful royal residence to appreciate the outside air and the normal sweltering springs. The Salzkammergut is well known for perfectly clear lakes between sensational mountains. Stay away from the over touristic Hallstatt and rather, take the street along the dazzling Wolfgangsee to Salzburg.
The Grossglockner High Alpine Road is the best street on the planet. Try not to believe me, it was named so by a few sources, including Top Gear. This street goes through the Alps, interfacing the districts of Salzburg and Carinthia. It ends up to the Edelweisspitze at 2000 meters in 36 stunning turns. Here it's about the adventure, not the goal, as the all-encompassing perspectives of the Austrian Alps will make you need to stop and take pictures at each curve. As you move increasingly elevated, you can see the Grossglockner mountain, which at 3798 meters is the most noteworthy mountain in Austria.
The last day of Austria travel itinerary will be wrapped up with a youthful and current side to Austria and Innsbruck is its undisputed focus. Innsbruck is a little University city with a lively nightlife and rich option social scene. Take multi-day to investigate the piece of the Altstadt that endure the Second World War and take in more about customary Austrian culture at the Volksmuseum. Around evening time, take in the elective workmanship and hip nightlife. This is the place our agenda closes, however, closest need to be the finish of your excursion. Encompassed by mountains on all sides, Innsbruck loans itself consummately as a base for climbing and day stumbles into Tirol and the Vorarlberg district. You have seen the best of Austria, however, you unquestionably haven't seen all.
It is time to pack your bags and get ready with your luggage and memories to say goodbye to the best Austria places.
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