Relaxed 10-Day Austria Road Trip from Vienna to St. Pölten and Linz

Photo of Vienna Giant Wheel 65m tall Ferris wheel in Prater park in Austria, Vienna.
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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 10-day road trip in Austria with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Austria at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Vienna, St. Pölten, and Linz. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 5 nights in Vienna, 2 nights in St. Pölten, and 2 nights in Linz. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Austria.

Experience an easy 10-day self-drive tour across Austria with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Austria so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Austria. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Vienna, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 10-day journey across Austria and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Austria. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Austria.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Austria. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Traveling leisurely through Austria means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Belvedere Palace Chapel. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Schönbrunn Palace. Get close to the spectacular Vienna State Opera and the wonderful Tiergarten Schönbrunn. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Austria. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Austria has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Austria's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Austria.

By the end of your 10-day road trip through Austria, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Austria and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Austria. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 9 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 10 days of your self-drive road trip in Austria. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 10-day vacation in Austria and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Austria today!

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

Wels - city in AustriaWels
Linz, Austria. Panoramic view of the old town.Linz / 2 nights
Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 5 nights
Lower Austria - state in AustriaLower Austria / 2 nights

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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
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
Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, KG Leopoldstadt, Leopoldstadt, Vienna, AustriaViennese Giant Ferris Wheel
Photo of the Museumsquartier or MQ or Museums Quartier is an area in the centre of Vienna, Austria.MuseumsQuartier
Photo of beautiful colorful flower clock in Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria.Stadtpark
HeldenplatzHeldenplatz
photo of view of The view of Hundertwasser house in Vienna, Austria.Hundertwasserhaus
Melk AbbeyMelk Abbey
Laxenburg castles, Gemeinde Laxenburg, Bezirk Mödling, Lower Austria, AustriaLaxenburg Castle Park
Tierpark Stadt Haag, Gemeinde Haag, Bezirk Amstetten, Lower Austria, AustriaTierpark Stadt Haag
Zoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures, Krenglbach, Bezirk Wels-Land, Upper Austria, AustriaZoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures
photo of view of Schloss Hof castle with baroque garden in Lower Austria.Schloss Hof
Myra Waterfalls, Gemeinde Muggendorf, Bezirk Wiener Neustadt, Lower Austria, AustriaMyra Waterfalls
Concentration Camp Mauthausen Memorial AustriaMauthausen Memorial
Photo of Ars Electronica Center.Ars Electronica Center
Linz’s main square, Innere Stadt, Linz, Upper Austria, AustriaLinz’s main square
Photo of Aerial view from the south.Burg Kreuzenstein
The New CathedralNew Cathedral, Linz
Kurpark Baden, Gemeinde Baden, Bezirk Baden, Lower Austria, AustriaKurpark Baden Stadtpark
Römerstadt Carnuntum
Welser Tiergarten, Wels, Upper Austria, AustriaTiergarten Wels
Photo of the North view of Liechtenstein Castle .Liechtenstein Castle
Photo of Schallaburg Castle is one of the best known Renaissance style castles in Austria.Schallaburg
Grafenegg Cottages, Grafenegg, Bezirk Krems, Lower Austria, AustriaGrafenegg Cottages
Grottenbahn, Pöstlingberg, Linz, Upper Austria, AustriaGrottenbahn am Pöstlingberg
Linz Botanical Garden, Froschberg, Linz, Upper Austria, AustriaLinz Botanical Garden
Föhrenberge Nature Park, Katastralgemeinde Weissenbach bei Mödling, Gemeinde Hinterbrühl, Bezirk Mödling, Lower Austria, AustriaFöhrenberge Nature Park
Schlögener Blick
Maria-Theresa Memorial

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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 slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Austria begins when you reach Vienna, where you’ll stay for a total of 5 nights.

Vienna is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration. The city offers travelers plenty of experiences to look forward to, including the magnificent Vienna State Opera. Around 49,854 visitors have rated this fascinating opera house and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Vienna offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is die Feinkosterei Schwarz-Hirsch. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 668 customers.

Lebenbauer serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Vienna has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 517 reviews.

Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 15,227 customers, Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Vienna looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Bockshorn Irish Pub, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 1,158 reviews.

Needle Vinyl Bar offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Vienna. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 774 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Josef Cocktailbar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 508 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Austria! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Austria!

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Day 2 – Vienna

Day 2

Day 2 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 19 km, 1 hour 12 min

  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
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On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, you'll explore the best attractions in Vienna at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Vienna, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 4 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Belvedere Palace Chapel. This incredible chapel has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 66,332 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Austria by seeing another popular site in Vienna, the wonderful Schönbrunn Palace. This château is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 66,332 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Schönbrunn Palace. This château has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 53,579 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Tiergarten Schönbrunn. This zoo is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 50,414 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Austria. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Vienna itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Austria extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Vienna. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Café Landtmann. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 13,586 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Plachutta Wollzeile, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Plachutta Wollzeile is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 6,398 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Vollpension. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,641 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Vienna and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular 1516 Brewing Company. This vibrant bar is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,352 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Salm Bräu. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 11,176 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is 7Stern Bräu. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. 7Stern Bräu has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,265 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3 – Vienna

Day 3

Day 3 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 4 km, 36 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Heldenplatz
  • Maria-Theresa Memorial
  • MuseumsQuartier
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Day 3 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Austria gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Vienna and visit more of its attractions.

Vienna has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Austria. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 3 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular St. Stephen's Cathedral, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible St. Stephen's Cathedral has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 103,855 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Hofburg Palace. This city feature got an average score of 4.7 out of 5 stars from its 47,034 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Vienna is the notable Heldenplatz. The popular Heldenplatz is a highlight of many travel packages in Vienna. As a matter of fact, this remarkable park has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 18,261 travelers.

Aside from the above-mentioned attractions in Vienna, you also have the opportunity to stop by the marvelous Maria-Theresa Memorial. Take your time exploring this wonderful top-tier point of interest and one of the city’s most notable places. This magnificent site has a rating of 4.7 stars out of 5 from 24,300 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to the outstanding MuseumsQuartier. With a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 30,180 travelers, a trip to the spectacular MuseumsQuartier is something to look forward to in Vienna.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Vienna by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’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.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Vienna, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Lugeck is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Vienna-based food place has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,346 guests.

If you’re looking for another option near your accommodation, Reinthaler's Beisl is also one of the best restaurants you can try in the city. Reinthaler's Beisl proved an excellent choice for around 3,346 visitors, who gave the restaurant an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Another local favorite in Vienna is Puerstner, which has an average score of 4.4 out of 5 stars based on 3,511 individuals’ reviews.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Vienna, Zum Schwarzen Kameel. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.4 over 5 stars given by 4,523 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is Flanagans. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.3 over 5 stars by 3,132 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Crossfield's Australian Pub may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 2,326 customers have rated it an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Vienna and end day 3 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Austria on a great note!

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Day 4 – Vienna

Day 4

Day 4 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 9 km, 44 min

  • Hundertwasserhaus
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Prater
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Day 4 of your comfortable self-drive tour across Austria gives you another chance to explore the magnificent city of Vienna and visit more of its attractions.

Vienna has plenty of activities and sights, so you won’t be short of things to do during your laid-back and relaxed road trip in Austria. Fortunately, your accommodation, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights more is conveniently located near several of the city’s best attractions.

One of the best stops on your hassle-free journey is the popular Hundertwasserhaus, one of the top attractions in the city. In fact, the incredible Hundertwasserhaus has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 20,429 visitors.

You could also spend some time relaxing at the amazing Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. This city feature got an average score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from its 37,411 guests.

Another place of interest in the city of Vienna is the notable Prater. The popular Prater is a highlight of many travel packages in Vienna. As a matter of fact, this remarkable park has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from around 114,084 travelers.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Vienna by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’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.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Vienna, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations below and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Rinderwahn is one of the top restaurants in the city. This Vienna-based food place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,045 guests.

After your meal, consider getting a drink at one of the top bars in Vienna, Loos American Bar. This bar enjoys an average rating of 4.3 over 5 stars given by 1,538 customers.

Another drinking place in the city we recommend you try out is MARIO Pasta-Grill-Bar. Check out its selection of liquors, and learn why it has been rated 4.3 over 5 stars by 1,320 customers.

If you prefer another place to unwind, Kleinod may be a more excellent choice for you. This bar offers a variety of drinks you can choose from. Around 863 customers have rated it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Toast to an amazing time in Vienna and end day 4 of your slow-paced and relaxed road trip in Austria on a great note!

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Day 5 – Schloss Hof, Gemeinde Leobendorf, and St. Pölten

Day 5

Day 5 – Schloss Hof, Gemeinde Leobendorf, and St. Pölten

  • Lower Austria
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Drive 209 km, 2 hours 58 min

  • Römerstadt Carnuntum
  • Schloss Hof
  • Burg Kreuzenstein
  • Grafenegg Cottages
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Day 5 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Schloss Hof. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of St. Pölten, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Schloss Hof is waiting for you. This château has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 7,360 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Schloss Hof has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Austria. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of St. Pölten. In St. Pölten, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Austria.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Leobendorf is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Saloon Milwaukee, one of the best restaurants in Leobendorf. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,157 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Saloon Milwaukee.

Locals also recommend OX AMERICAN BAR & GRILL ST PÖLTEN as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at OX AMERICAN BAR & GRILL ST PÖLTEN as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,185 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Restaurant Golden Sun. Restaurant Golden Sun is another of the most popular places to eat in Leobendorf. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 944 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like BarRock. BarRock is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 262 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Cafe Pub Tritsch & Tratsch. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 271 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 6 – Laxenburg, Pernitz, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Mödling, and St. Pölten

Day 6

Day 6 – Laxenburg, Pernitz, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Mödling, and St. Pölten

  • Lower Austria
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Drive 219 km, 3 hours 35 min

  • Föhrenberge Nature Park
  • Liechtenstein Castle
  • Laxenburg Castle Park
  • Kurpark Baden Stadtpark
  • Myra Waterfalls
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On day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, you'll explore the best attractions in Laxenburg at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Laxenburg, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Laxenburg Castle Park. This incredible park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 12,455 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 6 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Austria. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Laxenburg itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Austria extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Laxenburg. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Schau. Spiel. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,163 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Café Schubert, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Café Schubert is rated 4.4 stars out of 5 by 983 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Rhodos Restaurant. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 975 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Laxenburg and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Das VINO. This vibrant bar is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 181 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Narrnkastl. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 126 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 7 – Gemeinde Melk, Gemeinde Schollach, Knillhof, and Linz

Day 7

Day 7 – Gemeinde Melk, Gemeinde Schollach, Knillhof, and Linz

  • Linz
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Drive 145 km, 1 hour 53 min

  • Schallaburg
  • Melk Abbey
  • Tierpark Stadt Haag
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Day 7 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Gemeinde Melk. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Linz, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 2 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Melk Abbey is waiting for you. This abbey has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 12,473 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Gemeinde Melk has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Austria. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Linz. In Linz, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Austria.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Anzendorf is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Restaurant Rauner, one of the best restaurants in Anzendorf. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 1,360 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Restaurant Rauner.

Locals also recommend ÄNGUS Downtown as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at ÄNGUS Downtown as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,173 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at STEAKHOUSE. STEAKHOUSE is another of the most popular places to eat in Anzendorf. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,236 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like PAULS steak & veggi Linz. PAULS steak & veggi Linz is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,954 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is CUCINA. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 840 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Café Bar Walker. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Café Bar Walker is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 842 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 8 – Marbach, Krenglbach, Wels, and Linz

Day 8

Day 8 – Marbach, Krenglbach, Wels, and Linz

  • Wels
  • Linz
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Drive 160 km, 2 hours 44 min

  • Schlögener Blick
  • Zoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures
  • Tiergarten Wels
  • Mauthausen Memorial
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On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, you'll explore the best attractions in Marbach at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Marbach, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Mauthausen Memorial. This incredible museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,172 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Austria. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Marbach itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Austria extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Marbach. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Teesalon Madame Wu. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 833 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Die Bohne- Unser Cafe, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Die Bohne- Unser Cafe is rated 4.7 stars out of 5 by 814 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Front Food. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 801 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Marbach and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Chelsea Pub. This vibrant bar is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 680 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Hotel Schwarzer Bär. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 872 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Weinstadl Urfahr. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Weinstadl Urfahr has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 549 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 9 – Vienna

Day 9

Day 9 – Vienna

  • Linz
  • Vienna
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Drive 195 km, 2 hours 57 min

  • Linz’s main square
  • Ars Electronica Center
  • Grottenbahn am Pöstlingberg
  • New Cathedral, Linz
  • Linz Botanical Garden
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Day 9 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Linz. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Vienna, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Linz’s main square is waiting for you. This top-tier point of interest has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,238 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Ars Electronica Center. This unique art museum is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,491 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Grottenbahn am Pöstlingberg. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,678 visitors, this grottenbahnen is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding New Cathedral, Linz. This popular cathedral and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,676 people.

If you’re keen to continue your discovery, make your way to Linz Botanical Garden. This attraction is a valued park in the area that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,419 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Linz has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Austria. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Vienna. In Vienna, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Austria.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like Roberto American Bar. Roberto American Bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 737 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Wienerin. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 863 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Kruger’s American Bar. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Kruger’s American Bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 704 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 10 – Vienna - departure day

Day 10

Day 10 – Vienna - departure day

  • Vienna - Departure day
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  • Stadtpark
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Day 10 of your relaxed road trip in Austria is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Vienna.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Vienna once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Austria on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Stadtpark is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Vienna. This top sight is a popular metro station, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 27,294 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 10 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Vienna or just grab something light to keep you going.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Vienna and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 10-day relaxed road trip in Austria is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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