10-Day Road Trip to Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia

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10 days & 9 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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9 nights included
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10 days included
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Embark on an unforgettable 10-day multi-country road trip across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia! If traveling through picturesque landscapes and immersing yourself in the captivating cultures of destinations like Ljubljana, Postojna, Senj, and Zagreb sounds like your idea of a great vacation, this iconic European tour is for you.

This enchanting 10-day multi-country tour allows you to journey through 3 extraordinary countries in Europe.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Austria, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. Explore charming locales such as Vienna and Salzburg, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

As you move on to the second country, Slovenia, prepare to be mesmerized by its diverse and vibrant landscapes. Immerse yourself in the allure of Ljubljana and Postojna, where every street tells a story, and every corner reveals a new adventure.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Croatia. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Senj and Zagreb. From ancient architecture to culinary delights, Croatia invites you to immerse yourself in its rich culture and experience a voyage like no other.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 3 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories.

In more detail, this carefully crafted travel itinerary invites you to stay 5 nights in Austria, 2 nights in Slovenia, and 2 nights in Croatia. During these 10 days, you will be able to fully embrace the extraordinary beauty and immersive wonders of top destinations such as Ljubljana, Postojna, Senj, and Zagreb and beyond.

Throughout your tour around Europe, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, usually meaning a range of 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

In Austria for example, you can choose between luxury treatment at the 5-star Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere - a concept by Hyatt, immaculate service and atmosphere at a 3-star hotel like Hotel George Vienna, or comfort on a budget at the stellar Altmann Hotel, a 3-star hotel.

Similarly, in Slovenia, the choice stands between accommodations such as the more affordable 3-star Dragons Dream Hostel, the mid-range 4-star Lora & Lana Resort, and the luxurious 5-star Grand Plaza Hotel and Congress Centre.

You can review and select your preferred accommodation for each destination of your road trip around Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia in the booking widget to the right of your screen or by scrolling down to the travel itinerary for each day of your trip.

Upon your arrival in Austria, you’ll be greeted by the captivating region of Vienna. Here, you're going to collect your chosen rental car and begin your 10-day adventure. While in Vienna, you’ll have the chance to visit some of the best attractions in the region, including Schönbrunn Palace and the fascinating St. Stephen's Cathedral. This is only the start of all the wonders you'll be able to experience throughout your tour around Europe.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Ljubljana’s Ljubljana Castle. From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy!

Shop at the popular shopping centers in Ljubljana, Postojna, Senj, and Zagreb and embark on a quest for rare souvenirs to give your friends and family back home. Shopping abroad is a fun experience that allows you to discover exclusive items that may not be available in your home country. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 10-day self-drive adventure in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail.

Make the most of this multi-country holiday package by adapting it to your needs. Effortlessly include top-tier car rental services and drive through the continent’s enchanting landscapes with confidence. The included insurance coverage ensures a seamless and stress-free journey. Choose from a range of lavish or wallet-friendly lodgings to wake up well-rested on each day of your trip. Add flight tickets for a smooth arrival and departure. Lastly, upgrade your road trip experience with the best tours and activities along your route to have something fun to look forward to at each destination.

This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries in one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Hotel, 9 nights
Rental car, 10 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 4 nights
Capital of Slovenia, panoramic view with old town and castle.Ljubljana / 2 nights
Postojna - town in SloveniaPostojna
Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg / 1 night
Zagreb - city in CroatiaZagreb
Photo of aerial view of town of Senj and Nehaj fortress , Adriatic sea, Primorje region of Croatia.Senj

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Attractions

Photo of aerial view of Schonbrunn Palace is a major tourist attraction in Vienna, Austria.Schönbrunn Palace
Photo of the Wiener Riesenrad or Vienna Giant Wheel 65m tall Ferris wheel in Prater park in Austria.Prater
Photo of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Vienna, Austria.St Stephen's Cathedral
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Općina Plitvička Jezera, Lika-Senj County, CroatiaPlitvice Lakes National Park
Photo of the Belvedere Palace in Vienna, Austria.Belvedere Palace Chapel
Schönbrunn_Palace_parkSchönbrunn Palace Park
Photo of a yellow pavillion in the Schonbrunn tiergarten zoological garden in Vienna, Austria.Tiergarten Schönbrunn
Photo of Vienna State Opera house in Austria on a sunny day.Vienna State Opera
Photo of Hofburg palace on St. Michael square (Michaelerplatz), Vienna, Austria.Hofburg Palace
Photo of beautiful view of Salzburg skyline with Festung Hohensalzburg and Salzach river in summer, Salzburg, Salzburger Land, Austria.Fortress Hohensalzburg
Beautiful cave interior water cavern with ancient stalactites and stalagmitesPostojna Cave
Ljubljana. Beautiful cities of Europe - charming, capital of Slovenia, panoramic view with old town and castle.Ljubljana Castle
Photo of the Museumsquartier or MQ or Museums Quartier is an area in the centre of Vienna, Austria.MuseumsQuartier
Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, KG Leopoldstadt, Leopoldstadt, Vienna, AustriaViennese Giant Ferris Wheel
Photo of beautiful colorful flower clock in Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria.Stadtpark
Museum of Natural History Vienna, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaMuseum of Natural History Vienna
Photo of Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Summer, Salzburg castle in background.Mirabell Palace
Photo of Sign of Zagreb zoo park, Croatia.Zagreb Zoo
Dramatic scenery of medieval cliff top Predjama castle and caves, SloveniaPredjama Castle
Ban Josip Jelačić Statue
Photo of Hellbrunn Palace or Schloss Hellbrunn in Salzburg, Austria. Hellbrunn Palace is an early Baroque villa of palatial size in a southern district of the Salzburg city.Hellbrunn Palace
Maksimir Park, Maksimir, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaPark Maksimir
Photo of cathedral and Blessed Virgin Mary monument in Zagreb. Croatia.Zagreb Cathedral
Mozart's Birthplace, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaMozart's Birthplace
Travel and landmarks of Slovenia - beautiful Ljubljana with famous Dragon's bridgeDragon Bridge
Tivoli park landscape in Ljubljana, green heart of capital of SloveniaTivoli Park
Teenage girl swinging on a swing at the Ljubljana ZooLjubljana Zoo
Panoramic view of empty Prešeren square on a sunny spring day during global COVID-19 outbreak.Prešeren Square
View of Congress Square and the Ursuline Church of the Holy Trinity in the center of Ljubljana, SloveniaCongress Square
Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Mimara, Gradska četvrt Donji grad, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaBotanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
Photo of the Neanderthal Museum in Krapina, Croatia.Museum of Neandertals in Krapina
Metelkova Art Center, Ljubljana, Upravna Enota Ljubljana, SloveniaMetelkova Art Center

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Jan 1 - Jan 10

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Day 1 – Vienna - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Vienna - arrival day

  • Vienna - Arrival day
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  • Vienna State Opera
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring region of Vienna in Austria. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Vienna for 3 nights.

Catch an early flight to Austria to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Vienna before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the region’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

You’ll choose from the best hotels and places to stay in Vienna. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the region.

One of the premier hotel choices in Vienna is the 3-star Hotel George Vienna. This hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 640 guests.

If you’re craving a lavish escape at a 5-star luxury hotel, we recommend booking a room at the Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere - a concept by Hyatt. This hotel is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,677 guests.

If you want a more affordable place to spend the night, your best option is the 3-star Altmann Hotel. This budget hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 662 guests.

If you've been looking forward to all the culinary delights you’ll get the opportunity to try along your multi-country road trip in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Vienna. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Locals love eating at Bockshorn Irish Pub, so you might want to check out their menu. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,158 customers.

Die Feinkosterei Schwarz-Hirsch is another great restaurant you can try in Vienna. This popular restaurant in the region is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 668 customers.

You shouldn’t miss Lebenbauer if you want to get a taste of the flavors of Austria. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 517 customers.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Bockshorn Irish Pub, a must-visit hotspot in the region of Vienna. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,158 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Needle Vinyl Bar, consistently rated 4.8 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to Grüner Kakadu, one of the top-rated bars in Vienna, with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 568 satisfied customers.

Your multi-country road trip in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2 – Vienna

Day 2

Day 2 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 30 km, 1 hour 1 min

  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Prater
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On day 2, you will wake up in Vienna with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 2 nights left in Vienna before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Schönbrunn Palace Park. This outstanding park and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 from 52,208 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Schönbrunn Palace Park is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel is another of the region's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 34,639 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing amusement park, Prater. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 107,807 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on your trip in Austria. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Vienna itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful region.

Add this highly recommended tour to your package now and make this refreshing day in Austria extra special!

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia by rewarding yourself with a taste of Vienna’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

According to reviews, Naschmarkt is one of the absolute best places to eat in the region of Vienna. At this restaurant, you’ll enjoy a great atmosphere and a fantastic food and drinks menu. Naschmarkt is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 43,957 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re curious to try one of the locals’ favorites, check out Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 15,227 customers and guarantees you a nice dining experience to end your day.

When your taste buds call for something different, you may want to pay Plachutta Wollzeile a visit instead. This restaurant is a top recommendation often mentioned by both travelers as well as locals. Plachutta Wollzeile has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,398 customers.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Josef Cocktailbar, one of the top bars in the region. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Josef Cocktailbar has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 508 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Flanagans, a crowd-favorite. Around 3,132 customers have rated their experience at Flanagans an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Crossfield's Australian Pub belongs to the list of the best bars in Vienna, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,326 bar-goers.

As the night falls in Vienna, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 3 – Vienna

Day 3

Day 3 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 9 km, 34 min

  • Hofburg Palace
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
  • MuseumsQuartier
  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
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Wake up and see what day 3 of your great European road trip in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia has in store for you! You will be staying in Vienna for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

In Vienna, the extraordinary Hofburg awaits. This attraction is a valued museum that boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 43,996 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Vienna is the spectacular Museum of Natural History Vienna. This attraction is a museum that is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 30,533 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing MuseumsQuartier Wien. This local wonder has an overall review score of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 29,213 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Belvedere Palace is another attraction you might want to add to your Vienna exploration itinerary. This museum is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 60,791 reviews.

We recommend checking out all the tours and activities you can add to your package. Embarking on a tour is an excellent way of learning something new in Vienna, Austria.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy lively vibes in central Vienna. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

One awesome place that offers a variety of good food for every budget is Lugeck. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,346 diners.

When you want to eat at a place locals enjoy, head to Reinthaler's Beisl and check out their diverse menu. More than 3,346 customers have rated this restaurant an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

If you’re in the mood for something else, try eating at Puerstner and discover what makes people return to this restaurant. Puerstner has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,511 customers.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Vienna. At Loos American Bar, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,538 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Kleinod, another popular bar in the region. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 863 reviews.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 4 – Vienna and Salzburg

Day 4

Day 4 – Vienna and Salzburg

  • Vienna
  • Salzburg
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Drive 306 km, 3 hours 42 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
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On day 4 of your multi-country road trip across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Vienna and Salzburg in Austria. In the evening, you’ll end up in Salzburg, where you will stay for 1 night.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Vienna is the fantastic St. Stephen's Cathedral. As an appreciated church and local gem in the area, St. Stephen's Cathedral has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 97,727 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Schönbrunn Palace. This attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 135,798 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of Schönbrunn Zoo, a standout zoo and attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 47,722 reviewers.

Get comfortable in your rental car and blast some good music as you continue your road trip in Europe, and drive to your next destination, Salzburg. This car ride takes around 3 hours and 2 minutes.

To make your day special, check out all the available tours and tickets in the region!

Salzburg has something for every interest and travel budget.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Salzburg of your choice.

For an unforgettable stay, we suggest checking in at the Snooze Hotel, a top-notch 3-star hotel right in the heart of Salzburg. With a remarkable 3.4 out of 5 stars from 673 delighted guests, this hotel is sure to exceed your expectations.

Indulge in luxurious comfort at Sheraton Grand Salzburg Hotel, a 5-star gem in Salzburg. With an impressive 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 454 guest reviews, this hotel offers an unparalleled experience.

For the budget-conscious traveler, we highly recommend Austria Trend Hotel Salzburg Mitte, a fantastic 3-star hotel in Salzburg. With a commendable 4.1 out of 5 stars from 1,276 satisfied guests, this 3-star accommodation is a superb choice.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia by rewarding yourself with a taste of Salzburg’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Renowned for its prestigious 1 Michelin star rating and an array of mouthwatering dishes, The Glass Garden has consistently impressed its foreign and local diners, garnering praise for its exceptional modern cuisine.

Have a fulfilling dinner from its enticing creative and modern menu, which has consistently earned Ikarus high ratings and praise from satisfied guests. This top dining choice has been awarded a Bib Gourmand, so prepare for an amazing and high-quality food experience.

Its delectable creative offerings have contributed to impressive reviews from numerous patrons who’ve already savored its meals. Food enthusiasts visiting the area will be glad to know that this restaurant has also been awarded Bib Gourmand status.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Red Bull Hangar-7. This famous bar in Salzburg has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 12,898 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, Monkeys cafe. Bar. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. Monkeys cafe. Bar has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 851 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend Darwin's Cafe Bar. This bar offers guests many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to pair with a great night, helping it earn an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 658 customers.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 5 – Salzburg and Ljubljana

Day 5

Day 5 – Salzburg and Ljubljana

  • Salzburg
  • Ljubljana
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Drive 283 km, 3 hours 38 min

  • Mirabell Palace
  • Mozart's Birthplace
  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
  • Hellbrunn Palace
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Dive into day 5 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Salzburg in Austria and Ljubljana in Slovenia, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Ljubljana. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

Something that makes Salzburg the perfect holiday destination is that the region offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding Mirabell Palace. This local gem has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 25,433 visitors.

The famous Mozart's Birthplace is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Salzburg's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 21,063 travelers have rated this incredible museum and travel destination an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Salzburg is also home to the extraordinary Fortress Hohensalzburg, which boasts a 4.6 out of 5 star rating in 41,365 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Hellbrunn Palace. With an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from a total of 18,646 reviews, a visit to this wonderful park and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

After soaking in Salzburg’s unique atmosphere, jump back into your car with a full heart, and drive in the direction of your next destination: Ljubljana, Slovenia. Expect your car journey to last a minimum of 3 hours and 5 minutes.

Witness the landscapes transform.

Make the most of your vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Ljubljana has in store for you.

There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your adventure in Slovenia. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

It’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Ljubljana. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

Travelers visiting Ljubljana receive the warmest welcome at Grand Plaza Hotel and Congress Centre. This 5-star hotel treats guests and visitors with care and respect at all times.

Lora & Lana Resort is also a great place to relax after a day of exploring. This apartment has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 312 guests.

Alternatively, the best hotel in Ljubljana that offers value-for-money accommodation options is Dragons Dream Hostel. Around 940 guests have reviewed this 3-star hotel, giving it an average of 4 out of 5 stars.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Ljubljana boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of Slovenia.

According to reviews, Cubo is one of the absolute best places to eat in the city of Ljubljana. At this restaurant, you’ll enjoy a great atmosphere and a fantastic food and drinks menu. Cubo is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 713 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re curious to try one of the locals’ favorites, check out Pop's place. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,539 customers and guarantees you a nice dining experience to end your day.

When your taste buds call for something different, you may want to pay Julija a visit instead. This restaurant is a top recommendation often mentioned by both travelers as well as locals. Julija has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,708 customers.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Kavarna zajček, gostinske storitve, Zajc Alenka s. P. , one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Kavarna zajček, gostinske storitve, Zajc Alenka s. P. Has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,630 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Slovenska Hiša, a crowd-favorite. Around 1,725 customers have rated their experience at Slovenska Hiša an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Sombrero bar Maver Peter s. P. Belongs to the list of the best bars in Ljubljana, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,126 bar-goers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia! Enjoy your evening in Ljubljana to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 6 – Ljubljana

Day 6

Day 6 – Ljubljana

  • Ljubljana
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Drive 15 km, 45 min

  • Ljubljana Zoo
  • Tivoli Park
  • Congress Square
  • Ljubljana Castle
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Day 6 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Ljubljana. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 1 night more before hitting the road again.

A tour of Ljubljana is not complete without a visit to the famous Ljubljana Zoo. This incredible zoo and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 11,285 travelers.

Make the most of your Ljubljana travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Tivoli Park. This park and unique destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 13,771 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Kongresni Trg for an experience worth remembering. This local park and standout destination has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 8,352 visitors.

Make the most of your vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Ljubljana has in store for you.

There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your adventure in Slovenia. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

If you've been looking forward to all the culinary delights you’ll get the opportunity to try along your multi-country road trip in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Ljubljana. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Locals enjoy dining at Čad, one of the most popular restaurants in Ljubljana. This restaurant serves good quality food and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,703 customers.

Alternatively, if you have an appetite for something different, eat at Slovenska Hiša - Figovec. Around 1,746 customers have given this fantastic restaurant an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Pritličje, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Pritličje has charmed many with its 4.6 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 853 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Makalonca, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Makalonca captures hearts with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 1,104 merry-makers.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 7 – Ljubljana, Postojna, and Senj

Day 7

Day 7 – Ljubljana, Postojna, and Senj

  • Ljubljana
  • Postojna
  • Senj
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Drive 211 km, 3 hours 49 min

  • Prešeren Square
  • Dragon Bridge
  • Metelkova Art Center
  • Postojna Cave
  • Predjama Castle
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 7 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 3 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this European tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Ljubljana and Postojna in Slovenia and Senj in Croatia. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Senj. Senj will be your home for 1 night.

A tour of Ljubljana is not complete without a visit to the famous Prešernov trg. This incredible attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 9,352 travelers.

Make the most of your Ljubljana travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Dragon Bridge. This destination is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 15,982 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Metelkova Art Centre for an experience worth remembering. This standout destination has received an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 6,085 visitors.

When you’ve had your share of Ljubljana, prepare for your next destination. Enjoy the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Senj, Croatia. Your travel time is around 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Ljubljana, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. We highly recommend checking out its popular attractions.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated attraction in Ljubljana — Prešernov trg. About 9,352 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

The popular Dragon Bridge is another top sight in Ljubljana that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 15,982 visitors.

Metelkova Art Centre is a highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Ljubljana, earning an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 6,085 enchanted visitors.

Your destination has so much to offer to all kinds of travelers. Discover more about this place and add more excitement to your vacation in Senj in Croatia by embarking on popular tours and excursions. Joining tours will give you a deeper understanding of Senj’s history and culture while meeting other adventurers like you.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Senj’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

One of the best apartment options in Senj is the 3-star apartment BC Apartments. This apartment has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 85 guests.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy lively vibes in central Senj. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

Tavern Kod Veska, a well-loved restaurant in the city of Senj, offers great food and ambiance. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 822 customers.

Alternatively, another top-rated restaurant worth trying in Senj is the popular Restaurant-pizzeria Tropicana. This restaurant is an excellent dining option with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,087 customers.

If you feel like having something else, check out Pizzeria King. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 841 customers.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Pirassa Caffe Gelateria. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 120 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Restoran "Krešimir". This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 146 customers.

Celebrate day 7 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 8 – Senj and Zagreb

Day 8

Day 8 – Senj and Zagreb

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Drive 217 km, 3 hours 47 min

  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
  • Zagreb Cathedral
  • Ban Josip Jelačić Statue
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 8 of your multi-country journey across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - Lika-Senj County and Zagreb in Croatia. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat for a restful slumber at one of the best hotels in Zagreb. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Senj and set your GPS to Zagreb. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 3 hours and 36 minutes.

When you reach Lika-Senj County, that’s your cue to take a breather from the road and indulge in some sightseeing and adventure. Check out some of the top attractions in the region.

A tour of Lika-Senj County is not complete without a visit to the famous Plitvice Lakes National Park. This incredible park and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 102,285 travelers.

We recommend checking out all the tours and activities you can add to your package. Embarking on a tour is an excellent way of learning something new in Zagreb, Croatia.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Zagreb. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

You can lounge on a comfortable bed in one of the cozy rooms of the popular Houzzz21. This 4-star hotel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 471 former guests.

You’ll enjoy restful days and nights at the 5-star The Westin Zagreb Hotel. With an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 2,121 guests, The Westin Zagreb Hotel is the best luxury hotel option we recommend while in the city.

The 3-star Rooms Lara offers comfort at an affordable price, perfect for practical travelers. Rooms Lara is a top-rated budget hotel in Zagreb with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 188 guests.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of Croatia's delectable cuisine at one of Zagreb's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

HERITAGE - Croatian Street Food & Shop is one of the most popular restaurants in Zagreb. Most people can find something that fits their taste from HERITAGE - Croatian Street Food & Shop’s excellent menu. Approximately 1,369 customers have rated this popular restaurant an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Unwind after a long day in one of the best and most popular bars in Zagreb, Vintage Industrial Bar. This famous place has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,500 customers.

Another trendy bar is Hub Cooltura Pub. This bar’s extensive drink menu, amazing vibe, and friendly atmosphere have earned it an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars, based on the reviews of 2,249 customers.

Locals also recommend Mr. Fogg. This bar’s welcoming atmosphere has earned it an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to the reviews of 2,233 delighted customers.

As the night falls in Zagreb, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 9 – Zagreb and Vienna

Day 9

Day 9 – Zagreb and Vienna

  • Zagreb
  • Vienna
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Drive 393 km, 4 hours 34 min

  • Zagreb Zoo
  • Park Maksimir
  • Museum of Neandertals in Krapina
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On day 9 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Zagreb and Krapina-Zagorje County in Croatia and Vienna in Austria. When you’re not exploring the region and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Vienna, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Park Maksimir is a travelers’ favorite in Zagreb, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 18,435 visitors.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive towards Austria, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Vienna. This drive usually takes around 4 hours and 20 minutes, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Upon reaching Zagreb, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

In Zagreb, the extraordinary Zoo Zagreb awaits. This attraction is a valued zoo that boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 23,168 travelers' reviews.

Fasten your seatbelt and journey to your next stop.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Vienna by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your itinerary. Explore more of the region’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities. You’ll be happy to learn that there are plenty of top-rated tours and activities in Vienna.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Vienna. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

To feel pampered during your visit, you can stay at a hotel like Andaz Vienna Am Belvedere - a concept by Hyatt. This 5-star luxury hotel has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,677 previous guests.

A popular 3-star hotel promising a comfortable stay at an excellent location is Hotel George Vienna. This hotel has been praised by 640 previous guests in reviews, with an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars.

For the budget-conscious traveler, a fantastic hotel with cheap deals is the 3-star Altmann Hotel. This popular hotel has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 662 guests.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Vienna’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the region’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

Amador is the restaurant to visit if you’re craving culinary excellence with a Bib Gourmand award. Amador, with a 3-star Michelin rating, has a diverse and enticing menu selection, which includes its delicious and signature creative and contemporary meals.

At this Bib Gourmand awardee, savor a combination of exceptional flavors with an affordable dining experience. This renowned restaurant’s meal selection includes its signature creative dishes, which are sure to tickle your taste buds.

Enjoy a menu that has earned it a prestigious 2-star Michelin rating. Delivering a food experience like no other, this Bib Gourmand restaurant’s creative and contemporary menu and exceptional service make it a must-visit destination for those seeking exceptional dining in the area.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Roberto American Bar, a must-visit hotspot in the region of Vienna. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, backed by 737 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Wienerin, consistently rated 4.4 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to Kruger’s American Bar, one of the top-rated bars in Vienna, with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 704 satisfied customers.

Take in the ambiance of Vienna as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 10 – Vienna - departure day

Day 10

Day 10 – Vienna - departure day

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On day 10 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Vienna before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

A tour of Vienna is not complete without a visit to the famous Citypark. This incredible park and attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 26,804 travelers.

Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Vienna and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia.

We recommend you eat at a restaurant that locals enjoy, like the fantastic Figlmüller at Wollzeile. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,569 customers.

Alternatively, check out the menu at Crossfield's Australian Pub.

Ilona Stüberl is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,621 customers.

The time has come to say farewell to Vienna for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 10-day European road trip in Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia with fond memories. Safe travels!

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