8 days in Hamburg & Salzburg Itinerary

8 days in Hamburg & Salzburg Itinerary

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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
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Hamburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, walk around Planten un Blomen, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Hagenbeck.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hamburg holiday maker tool.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Hamburg Helmut Schmidt Airport, Bremen Airport and Hannover Airport. September in Hamburg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can fly to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites
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Salzburg, Austria

— 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Hallstatt (Old Town & Hallstatter See) and Innsbruck (Altstadt von Innsbruck, The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), &more). There's still lots to do: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Salzburg vacation planner.

Getting from Hamburg to Salzburg by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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