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Do you know what is it that makes Austria one of the most loved travel destinations in Europe? It’s undoubtedly the perennially impeccable history, the amazing scenery & the amicable culture. It is an amazing mix of all of these elements that makes Austria vacation packages so much popular among the globetrotters. 

The charismatically charming cities including Vienna, Linz, Innsbruck, and Graz are a great vitamin for your eyes! In addition to these amazing cities, you have these wonderfully charming  Alpine villages in the highlands, which looks absolutely untouched by time. 

With Austria vacation packages, you have all the possibilities to discover some of the most astounding tourist attractions including the village of Hallstatt, Mozart’s Salzburg birthplace, Schönbrunn and Hofburg Imperial Palace of Vienna. On top of that, the Austrian cuisines can sweep anyone off their feet. 

Here’s a Sneak Peek into some of the Important things you must know before planning an Austria vacation:

Geography: Austria is just a bit larger than South Carolina and it beautifully shares its borders with the Czech Republic, Hungary, Switzerland, Slovakia, Germany, Liechtenstein, Italy, and Slovenia.

Culture: The impeccably built impressive Rococo palaces including Strauss, Schubert, the waltz are some of the living evidence of the great Austro-Hungarian Empire & the Holy Roman Empire.

Food and Drink: The food habits of Austria will tell you about the past stories of the country and how it was occupied by many foreign territories. Austrian food showcases the perfect blend of Balkans, Italians & Jewish taste. 

Best things to do in Top Cities in Austria

Every Austrian city will fascinate equally with similar kind of charm & charisma! The plenty of monumental buildings spreading all through the country will reverberate the story of different phases it has gone through. Be it Baroque, Jugendstil, Renaissance or Gothic, you will learn it all. Most of the Austrian cities are home to an assortment of shopping spots, contemporary architectural sites & various eating outlets where you can enjoy wonderful culinary.

Let’s talk about some of these Cities of Austria & how to look for the best of Austria vacation packages. Here We Go:

Vienna - The Heart of Austria

Once in Vienna, you’ll find numerous answers to your ever curious questions “why Vienna was twice named the best city to live in both during 2010 & 2018?. You will find the reasons why it had its mention in the top 10 places to visit in Europe. And, if you are planning an Austria vacation, you cannot miss Vienna.

Best Things to Do in Vienna: Have you ever wondered what is it that imparts this unique character to Vienna? It is the glorious past & the legacy! You will visit the glittering palaces, exceptional musical heritage & the wonderful art collections with Austria vacation packages that are designed by experts.

Top Vienna attractions

  1. St. Stephen’s Cathedral  
  2. Imperial Palace
  3. The Vienna Prater with the giant ferris wheel  
  4. Belvedere Palace
  5. Schönbrunn Zoo
  6. Vienna Ring Road  
  7. The Museumsquartier
  8. Schönbrunn Palace
  9. Natural History Museum
  10. Spanish Riding School  

Salzburg – The musical City

The city is known as the Musical City & Mozart throughout the world! Salzburg's landmark is the largest intact fortress in Central Europe and it provides an incredible view of the city. However, music is a significant part of the city, but there’s much more than this to see.  Let’s find out:

Best Things to Do in Salzburg

There are plenty of reasons that make Salzburg among one of the most visited regions in Austria. One of the best things to do in Salzburg is visiting its historic old town.

Top attractions in Salzburg

  1. Residenz Palace 
  2. Hellbrunn Palace  
  3. Salzburg Cathedral
  4. Mozart Square
  5. Mirabell Palace & Gardens 
  6. Getreidegasse (beautiful street)  
  7. St. Peter’s Monastery & Cemetery
  8. Mozart’s Birthplace 
  9. Hohensalzburg Fortress

Innsbruck - Mountain City

The fact that Innsbruck lies in the heart of the Alps makes Innsbruck different from Salzburg & Vienna. And, there are reasons that make Innsbruck, one of the most beautiful parts of the most Austria vacation packages. The Nordkette mountains will give you that immediate impression as soon as you step into the city. Let’s find out what’s more for you in Innsbruck:

Best things to Do in  Innsbruck

The cobbled streets, the market square, and the beautifully peeping mountains in the historical old town are wonderful things in the country. You have city towers to climb and the Golden Roof  in the old Town to be discovered. 

Top attractions in Innsbruck

  1. Alpine Zoo
  2. Imperial Palace
  3. Court Church
  4. Swarovski Crystal Worlds
  5. Market square 
  6. Golden Roof  
  7. Ambras Castle 
  8. City Tower

What is the Best Time to Plan Austria Vacations?

If you talk about the best time to look for Austria vacation packages, it is undoubtedly going to be fall & spring, in general. However, there are various factors for individual travelers which decide the best time to travel to any country. That may be whether you are planning to visit through the Urban or rural part of the country. 

There are, in particular, two different tourist seasons in Austria - one is the winter season for ski lovers & the other one is summer perfectly suitable for the backpackers & the hiker. Unlike other urban cities like Salzburg & Vienna, which can be visited at any time of the year. Winter is the perfect time for couples & lovebirds. 

Visitors from across the globe come to see the Salzburg Festival all through July & August. All through November to March is the best time to travel to Australia. Let us help you with some more information:

Season

Months( Duration)

Best Time to Visit Austria

September to  October & April - May

High Tourist Season

June – August

Low Season

November – March

Ski Season

Mid–December – March

Seasons In Austria

Season

Months

Spring

April – May

Summer

June – August

Fall

September – October

Winter

November – March

Some More Important Tips to Consider on the Best time to Travel to Austria: 

  1. The best time to travel to Austria is between September to October in fall & April to May in Spring. During the time, the weather is quite pleasant for outdoor activities. Also, there’s less crowded around.

  2. The high tourist season falls between June to August. During the time it’s sunny all through. In most of the popular tourist destinations, there would be high tourist rush. The low season falls between November to March!

Top Travel Spots in Austria (Time to visit & Visiting Charges)

With a rich history, unique traditions, and a plethora of beautiful places, Austria can sweep any traveler off their feet. And, with Switzerland in the vicinity of the country is considered as Europe’s winter sports capital. It is equally popular as a summer holiday destination with impeccably beautiful villages & cities and with plenty of wonderful hiking trails. Below are some of the magnificently built structures & tourist sites you will see with most Austria vacation packages that one can’t miss visiting. Here we go:

Museum of Fine Arts - Vienna

Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Main Building, Maria Theresien-Platz, A - 1010 Vienna

Opening Hours: 

June to August 

Everyday: (10 AM - 6 PM)

Thursday: (10 AM - 9 PM)

September to May 

Tuesday to Sunday: (10 AM – 6 PM) 

Thursday: (10 AM - 9 AM)

The Museum of Fine Arts, located in the capital city of Australia, Vienna is one of the gems of the country. Its collection of old masters and the traces of Pieter Bruegel the Elder work are a boon for travelers, particularly for those who are history buffs and is a part of most Austria vacation packages & itineraries. Built-in the 19th century, the  Kunsthistorisches Museum is one of the most popular tourist sites in the country. 

St. Stephen’s Cathedral

Location: Stephansplatz 3, 1010 Wien, Austria

Opening Hours: 

Monday to Saturday: 6AM to 10PM

Sunday 7AM to 10PM. 

Entry Fees: 

For Adults: €11 EUR ($13 USD)

For Children: €5 EUR ($6 USD)

St. Stephen’s Cathedral is the most popular church located in the central parts of Vienna. It is included in one of the top sites in the country and you’ll definitely love every part of it. Whenever you are in Vienna, you can’t miss going to this place. The cathedral has been destructed & has been reconstructed a number of times. The most  recent reconstruction took place during WWII. Both, the inside artwork & outside artwork is amazingly designed to make anyone fall in love with the place. Inside the cathedral, there are chambers that contain the remains of more than 10,000 people including plague victims & other important nobility. 

Hohensalzburg Fortress

Location: Mönchsberg 34, 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Opening Hours:

Monday to Sunday: 9:30 to 5 PM

Entry Fees: 

All-inclusive ticket is: €13.20 online

On-site: €16.30

Note: It’s better to book tickets online. That way you will save a lot of time as well as money.

Built in 1077, the Hohensalzburg Fortress dominates the city of Salzburg. At the time of its inauguration, the fortress was the largest castles in entire Europe. Hohensalzburg Fortress is built high up above Baroque historical district rooftop. It is the biggest and the only completely preserved Castles in Europe and it attracts huge number of tourists from around the globe, in every part of the season. 

House of Music (The Haus der Musik)

Location: Seilerstätte 30, 1010 Wien, Austria

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (10 AM to 10 PM)

Entry Fees: 

Adults: €13

Children (0 to 3 years):  €0

Children (4 to 11 years):  €6

Family:   €29

This is going to be a wonderful musical journey that will take you through the Museum of sound located in Archduke Karl, old city center, Vienna. You’ll get to watch out the exceptionally great composers, the biggest music personalities, and get an opportunity to appreciate a couple of great music. And, you will get this amazing opportunity to discover how computer based music works make sure it’s a part of the Austria vacation packages you have are considering. It is a five-floor based musical edifice that will win your heart away!

The Sigmund Freud Museum

Note: Until May 2020, the Sigmund Freud Museum will remain closed for reconstruction purposes. You can enjoy this temporary exhibition during the time at Berggasse.

Location: Berggasse 13, 1090 Wien, Austria

Opening Hours: Monday Sunday (10AM to 6PM)

Entry Fees: 

Adults: €12.00

Over 65 years old: €11.00.

18 to 27 years old: €7.50.

Between 12 and 18 years old: €4.00.

Vienna Card holders: €8.50.

Vienna Pass holders: free entry

Sigmund Freud Museum is built at the place where Sigmund Freud, the person who founded psychoanalysis lived between the period 1891 to 1938. The museum was built during 1971 by Freud’s younger daughter, Anna Freud. You will get to see the collection of antiques and also the first edition of his works. You will also see short movies based on his life. There are audio guides to help you through this an hour tour and it’s handy.

Best Austria Vacation Packages 2020

7 Days Austria Vacation Package - Salzburg - Vienna

Destinations: Salzburg & Vienna

Minimum Price: $1026

Maximum Price: $1123

Vacation Duration: 7 Days

Activities on the Trip:  

  1. Explore Salzburg, the Florence of the North - the birthplace of Mozart.

  2. Discover Vienna, the city of music (parks, wine, cafes, waltzes, Baroque palaces, and more).

  3. Salzburg: Visit Salzburg Fortress, Salzburg Old Town, Mozart’s Residence, Hellbrunn Castle & more.

  4. Vienna: Schönbrunn Palace, Hofburg Palace, St Stephen’s Cathedral, Schonbrunn Gardens, and more.

Hotel Type: 4-star to 5-star

Payment mode: Cash/Card Payment

7 Days Austria Vacation Package - Prague to Vienna

Destinations: Prague & Vienna

Minimum Price: $910

Maximum Price: $989

Vacation Duration: 7 Days

Activities on the Trip:  

  1. Explore the City of a Thousand Spires with such Austria vacation packages.
  2. Know theater and arts are thriving in among the churches.

  3. Ancient bridges.

  4. Romantic alleys.

  5. Waltzes and classical music in Vienna.

  6. Flamboyant coffee houses.

Hotel Type: 4-star to 5-star

Payment mode: Cash/Card Payment

8 Days Austria Vacation Package - Munich, Salzburg & Vienna

Destinations: Vienna, Munich & Salzburg

Minimum Price: $1910

Maximum Price: $1998

Vacation Duration: 8 Days

Activities on the Trip: 

  1. Tour through the beautiful city of Munich.

  2. Visit amazing castles in all three destinations!

  3. Enjoy wonderful train rides between the cities.

  4. Explore Salzburg taking a classical Mozart tour.

  5. Enjoy a variety of wonderful beer, wursts & more.

Hotel Type: 4-star to 5-star

Payment mode: Cash/Card Payment

7 Days Classical Austria Vacation Package - Budapest, Vienna & Prague

Destinations: Budapest, Vienna & Prague

Minimum Price: $2098

Maximum Price: $2178

Vacation Duration: 7 Days

Activities on the Trip: 

  1. Discover the capitals of the Czech Republic, Hungary & Austria.

  2. Enjoy a rail ride.

  3. Visit the bridges & bathhouses of Budapest. 

  4. Enjoy being in the Castle Hill, which is a UNESCO certified site.

  5. Discover the Old Town of Prague (also known as 'the City of a Hundred Spires.')

  6. Try out beer in Prague, Central Europe’s culinary & Budapest’s goulash.

Hotel Type: 4-star to 5-star

Payment mode: Cash/Card Payment

8 Days Austria & Germany Vacation Package - Germany & Austria

Destinations: Germany & Austria

Minimum Price: $2120

Maximum Price: $2245

Vacation Duration: 8 Days

Activities on the Trip: 

  • Be surprised with the charm of the royal ancient castles in every city you visit.

  • Enjoy a Hop-On/Hop-off bus ride to Munich.

  • Try out food speciality of every part of Austria & Germany you visit.

  • Go on scenic train rides while traveling through cities.

Hotel Type: 4-star to 5-star

Payment mode: Cash/Card Payment

7 Days Austria Vacation Package - Vienna, Salzburg & Innsbruck

Destinations: Vienna, Salzburg & Innsbruck

Minimum Price: $2234

Maximum Price: $2345

Vacation Duration: 7 Days

Activities on the Trip: 

  • Begin in Vienna, the cultural capital of Europe and former residence of Mozart, Brahms, Strauss, and Beethoven. 

  • Revel in the sumptuous interiors and beautiful formal gardens of Schonbrunn Palace, the summer palace of the Habsburg Empire! 

  • Hop on the train from Vienna to Salzburg, the baroque city that was the setting for the 1965 film 'The Sound of Music.'

  • Explore Festung Hohensalzburg, Central Europe’s largest intact fortress with incredible views of Salzburg.

  • Breathe in the crisp alpine air in Innsbruck, known as the capital of the Alps.

Hotel Type: 4-star to 5-star

Payment mode: Cash/Card Payment

15 Days Austria Vacation Package - Central Europe

Destinations: Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary

Minimum Price: $2546

Maximum Price: $2678

Vacation Duration: 15 Days

Activities on the Trip: 

  • Dive a little deeper into the historical facts of the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary & Poland.

  • Visit Buda Castle separated by the Danube’s broad ribbons.

  • Discover the unprecedented beautiful properties throughout Europe.

  • Go on a guided tour of Warsaw, Prague, Poznan, Rothenburg, Nordlingen, Auschwitz & more.

Hotel Type: 4-star to 5-star

Payment mode: Cash/Card Payment

8 Days Austria Vacation Package - Southern Germany & Austria

Destinations: Germany & Austria

Minimum Price: $2023

Maximum Price: $2245

Vacation Duration: 8 Days

Activities on the Trip: 

  1. The trip begins & ends in the financial hub of Germany, Frankfurt.

  2. Explore the fabled Black Forest.

  3. Neuschwanstein Castle located outside of Fussen. 

  4. Explore the Alps Capital Innsbruck particularly known for winter sports.

  5. Explore the best-preserved town of Germany, Rothenburg at the end of all such Austria vacation packages.

Hotel Type: 4-star to 5-star

Payment mode: Cash/Card Payment

12 Days Germany & Austria Vacation Package - The Perfect Christmas Cruise

Destinations: Germany & Austria

Minimum Price: $3783

Maximum Price: $3987

Vacation Duration: 12 Days

Activities on the Trip: 

  1. Explore Danube River & some very interesting regions around.

  2. Cruising vacation from Vienna to Nuremberg.

  3. Visit many popular Christmas markets.

  4. Discover age-old history of Austria & Germany.

  5. Sample various local delicacies of different cities that you are visiting with all of these Austria vacation packages.

  6. Visit some of the historical landmarks including Parliament Building, the Hofburg, Schonbrunn Palace, the State Opera House, the Habsburgs’ winter residence, and more.

Hotel Type: 4-star to 5-star

Payment mode: Cash/Card Payment

10 Days Austria Vacation Package - Classical Tour of Vienna, Budapest & Prague

Destinations: Vienna, Budapest & Prague

Minimum Price: $2712

Maximum Price: $2886

Vacation Duration: 10 Days

Activities on the Trip: 

  1. Marvel at the beauty of three cities of Central Europe.

  2. Discover the charm of the Danube & the Castle Hill in Budapest.

  3. Enjoy some great coffee & strudel while exploring Vienna’s History.

  4. Explore some great sites including Heroes Square, the Royal Castle & Parliament building.

Hotel Type: 4-star to 5-star

Payment mode: Cash/Card Payment

Note: The packages are given above & details included therein may vary depending on the requirements. We have provided these packages just for a reference and to give you an idea about the budget and other aspects. Leisure travel agents offer all the freedom to narrate their requirements and we will help them with customized vacations.  

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With this online portal, we aim to make it easy for travel enthusiasts to travel wherever they want  (to any corner of the world). We start by creating a platform where the travel agents that are enlisted over the site are all meticulously assessed and then given entry into the team. Before this induction takes place, the team makes sure that these agents have the needed experience & knowledge to handle their client’s work properly. 

In addition to that, our travel agents listen patiently to all the needs of travelers. They accordingly help you with customized vacations. And, you get all kinds of assistance from the beginning of the trip till the end. Travel guides are also available in remote locations wherever required. Most of the vacation packages are designed keeping in mind every kind of budget. Give us a chance to serve and you will never be disappointed. Leisure assures you of the best planned Austria vacation packages ever.

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