5 days in Austria Itinerary

5 days in Austria Itinerary

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Seefeld in Tirol
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Seefeld in Tirol — 1 day

On the 5th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, look for all kinds of wild species at Leutascher Geisterklamm, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte.

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Vienna to Seefeld in Tirol is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Seefeld in Tirol when traveling from Vienna in October, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Gollinger Wasserfall, then Head underground at Eisriesenwelt, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, steep yourself in history at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof.

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You can drive from Seefeld in Tirol to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the striking features of Melk Abbey, then appreciate the views at Wachau Valley, then step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Duernstein, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durnstein Abbey.

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You can drive from Salzburg to Melk in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Salzburg in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Melk, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Vienna.
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Vienna — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt.

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Getting from Melk to Vienna by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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Austria travel guide

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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.