11 days in Austria Itinerary

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Innsbruck — 1 night

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), admire the landmark architecture of Imperial Palace, then hit the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, and finally hit the slopes at Rosshutte.

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New Delhi, India to Innsbruck is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in April, things will get cooler in Innsbruck: highs are around 19°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally stroll through Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof.

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Getting from Innsbruck to Salzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. April in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Old Town.

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Melk.
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Melk — 1 night

Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Melk Abbey, then appreciate the views at Wachau Valley, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durnstein Abbey, and finally explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Duernstein.

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Drive from Hallstatt to Melk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Melk sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Vienna.
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Vienna — 4 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ringstrasse and Hundertwasserhaus. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

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Take a train from Melk to Vienna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melk in April, expect little chillier with lows of 6°C in Vienna. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
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.