13 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Innsbruck
— 2 nights
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Krems an der Donau
— 1 night
— 4 nights
Train to Munich, Fly to Abu Dhabi


Innsbruck — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at River Inn.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Innsbruck is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Innsbruck. In September, Innsbruck is much colder than Abu Dhabi - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Graz.
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Graz — 3 nights

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Explore hidden gems such as Goelles - Manufaktur fur Edlen Brand & Feinen Essig and Weingut Gross. Your inner history buff will appreciate Riegersburg Castle and Gemaltes Haus. Change things up with these side-trips from Graz: Weingut Lackner-Tinnacher (in Gamlitz), Langmann vulgo Lex (in St. Stefan ob Stainz) and Flecks SteirerBier (in Frohnleiten). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pfarramt Thal-St. Jakob, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Graz, play a few rounds at Thermengolfplatz Loipersdorf-Furstenfeld, and do a tasting at Weingut Erwin Sabathi.

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Fly from Innsbruck to Graz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September in Graz, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Illmitz.
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Illmitz — 2 nights

Illmitz is a market town in the district of Neusiedl am See in Burgenland in Austria. On the 21st (Sat), go for a walk through Rust Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Katholische Stadtpfarrkirche zur Heiligsten Dreifaltigkeit, then learn about winemaking at Weingut Prieler, and finally do a tasting at Weingut Esterhazy. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Weinlandhof Salzl, do a tasting at Weingut Sloboda, and then do a tasting at Vinatrium Gebietsvinothek.

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Traveling by car from Graz to Illmitz takes 3 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Graz in September: highs in Illmitz hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Krems an der Donau.
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Krems an der Donau — 1 night

Krems an der Donau is a town of 23,992 inhabitants in Austria, in the federal state of Lower Austria. On the 23rd (Mon), do a tasting at Winzer Krems, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Benediktinerstift Göttweig, then learn about winemaking at Domane Wachau Vinothek & Shop, and finally step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Duernstein.

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Traveling by car from Illmitz to Krems an der Donau takes 2 hours. When traveling from Illmitz in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Krems an der Donau: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus) and Petersfriedhof. Popular historic sites such as Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen and Basilika St. Michael are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Salzburg side-trips: St Gilgen Mozartplatz (in St Gilgen) and Pfarre St. Wolfgang (in St. Wolfgang). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at DomQuartier Salzburg, view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, make a trip to Alter Markt, and examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

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You can drive from Krems an der Donau to Salzburg in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Salzburg when traveling from Krems an der Donau in September, with lows around 11°C. You will leave for home on the 27th (Fri).
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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.