12-Day Austria Road Trip from Salzburg to Graz, Vienna & Ybbs an der Donau

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Ends in
Salzburg
Duration
12 days & 11 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 12-day road trip through Austria.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Austria. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Salzburg, Graz, Vienna, and Ybbs a der Donau.

We'll help you experience the best 12 days in Austria you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Austria at Salzburg, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Austria, including the stunning Krimml Waterfalls and Hohenwerfen Castle.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 4-star COOL MAMA Hotel Salzburg Sky Restaurant. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Edelweißspitze in the city of Salzburg. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Sigmund-Thun-Klamm and Top of Salzburg 3,029.

From the spectacular Eisriesenwelt in the city of Salzburg to the unforgettable Uhrturm in the city of Graz, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Austria.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Austria. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Austria.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Austria, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Austria has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Austria. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 11 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 11 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Austria fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Austria today!

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11 nights hotel
Breakfast
12 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Salzburg - state in AustriaSalzburg
Graz - city in AustriaGraz
Vienna - city in AustriaVienna

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Attractions

Krimml Waterfalls, Krimml, Bezirk Zell am See, Salzburg, AustriaKrimml Waterfalls
Hohenwerfen Castle, Werfen, Bezirk St. Johann im Pongau, Salzburg, AustriaHohenwerfen Castle
EdelweißspitzeEdelweißspitze
Schloss HellbrunnSchloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Zoo HellbrunnSalzburg Zoo Hellbrunn
Hangar-7, R-86539, R-86538, R-16239Hangar-7
Mirabell Palace, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaMirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaFortress Hohensalzburg
Salzburg Cathedral, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaSalzburg Cathedral
MozartplatzMozartplatz
Linzer Gasse Platzl, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaLinzer Gasse Platzl
Haus der Natur, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaHaus der Natur
Adler Arena Burg Landskron, Villach, Carinthia, AustriaAdler Arena Burg Landskron
Pyramidenkogel Tower, Keutschach am See, Bezirk Klagenfurt-Land, Carinthia, AustriaPyramidenkogel Tower
Hochosterwitz Castle, Sankt Georgen am Längsee, Bezirk Sankt Veit an der Glan, Carinthia, AustriaHochosterwitz Castle
UhrturmUhrturm
SchloßbergSchloßberg
Eggenberg Palace, Graz, Eggenberg, Graz, Styria, AustriaEggenberg Palace, Graz
Kunsthaus GrazKunsthaus Graz
Main square of Graz, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaMain square of Graz
Column of Pest (Column of The Trinity), Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaColumn of Pest (Column of The Trinity)
Vienna Music Society, R-109166, R-16239Vienna Music Society
Wiener StaatsoperVienna Operahouse
BurggartenBurggarten
St. Stephen's Cathedral, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaSt Stephen's Cathedral
Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, KG Leopoldstadt, Leopoldstadt, Vienna, AustriaViennese Giant Ferris Wheel
Prater, KG Leopoldstadt, Leopoldstadt, Vienna, AustriaPrater
Donauturm, KG Kaisermühlen, Donaustadt, Vienna, AustriaDanube Tower
Schönbrunn ZooSchönbrunn Zoo
Roman Ruin, KG Schönbrunn, Hietzing, Vienna, AustriaSchönbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace, KG Landstraße, Landstraße, Vienna, AustriaBelvedere Palace
StadtparkStadtpark
The Hofburg, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaThe Hofburg
VolksgartenVolksgarten
Museum of Natural History Vienna, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaMuseum of Natural History Vienna
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaKunsthistorisches Museum Wien
MuseumsQuartier, KG Neubau, Neubau, Vienna, AustriaMuseumsQuartier
Schloss HofSchloss Hof
Kurpark Baden, Gemeinde Baden, Bezirk Baden, Lower Austria, AustriaKurpark Baden Stadtpark
Myra Waterfalls, Gemeinde Muggendorf, Bezirk Wiener Neustadt, Lower Austria, AustriaMyra Waterfalls
Melk AbbeyMelk Abbey
Gut Aiderbichl Henndorf, Henndorf am Wallersee, Flachgau, Salzburg, AustriaGut Aiderbichl Henndorf
Freilichtmuseum SalzburgFreilichtmuseum Salzburg
Untersbergbahn GmbH, Grödig, Flachgau, Salzburg, AustriaUntersbergbahn GmbH
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, Kaprun, Bezirk Zell am See, Salzburg, AustriaSigmund-Thun-Klamm
Gipfel Welt 3000, Panorama-Plattform, Uttendorf, Bezirk Zell am See, Salzburg, AustriaTop of Salzburg 3,029
Eisriesenwelt, Werfen, Bezirk St. Johann im Pongau, Salzburg, AustriaEisriesenwelt

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Dec 15 - Dec 26

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Day 1

Day 1 in Salzburg - Arrival Day

  • Salzburg - Arrival Day
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  • Krimml Waterfalls
  • Hohenwerfen Castle
  • Edelweißspitze
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Austria begins when you reach the incredible region of Salzburg. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the region of Salzburg is the COOL MAMA Hotel Salzburg Sky Restaurant.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the region of Salzburg, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Salzburg has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Krimml Waterfalls. This attraction is a waterfall and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,975 visitors.

Hohenwerfen Castle is another popular attraction in Salzburg. This unforgettable attraction is a castle and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,397 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in Salzburg is Edelweißspitze. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 5,794 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg, Enzianhütte. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 710 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg is Zum Griechen. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 716 customers.

Locals recommend Valeriehaus Bad Gastein as one of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 684 customers.

Salzburg also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Salzburg is Gastein Alm. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,339 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Salzburg is Monkeys cafe. Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 851 customers.

Locals also enjoy Monkeys cafe. Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 851 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 12-day vacation in Austria!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Salzburg

  • Salzburg
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  • Schloss Hellbrunn
  • Salzburg Zoo Hellbrunn
  • Hangar-7
  • Mirabell Palace
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On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Salzburg. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Schloss Hellbrunn, Salzburg Zoo Hellbrunn, Hangar-7, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Salzburg is Schloss Hellbrunn. This incredible attraction is a château and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 12,524 visitors.

Salzburg Zoo Hellbrunn is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Salzburg. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,791 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Salzburg is Hangar-7. This amazing attraction is an architectural structure and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,340 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Mirabell Palace. This château and place of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 21,837 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Salzburg.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg, like STEAKHOUSE MEET2EAT SALZBURG. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 545 customers.

STEAKHOUSE MEET2EAT SALZBURG is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Salzburg. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 545 customers.

Locals enjoy Restaurant Römerkeller, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Salzburg. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 567 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Salzburg, Murphy's Law Irish Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 615 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Murphy's Law Irish Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 615 customers.

StageBar Salzburg is another of the best bars in the city of Salzburg. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 391 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Salzburg

  • Salzburg
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  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
  • Salzburg Cathedral
  • Mozartplatz
  • Linzer Gasse Platzl
  • Haus der Natur
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On day 3 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Salzburg. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Fortress Hohensalzburg, Salzburg Cathedral, Mozartplatz, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Salzburg is Fortress Hohensalzburg. This incredible attraction is a museum and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 36,351 visitors.

Salzburg Cathedral is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Salzburg. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,715 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Salzburg is Mozartplatz. This amazing attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,583 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Linzer Gasse Platzl. This place of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,487 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Haus der Natur. This science museum is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,970 visitors. Haus der Natur hosts around 500,000 annually, so be sure to stop at this attraction so you won't miss out!

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Salzburg.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg, like Indian Restaurant Taj Mahal. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,149 customers.

Indian Restaurant Taj Mahal is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Salzburg. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,149 customers.

Locals enjoy Bärenwirt, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Salzburg. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,298 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Salzburg, The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 379 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 379 customers.

GINHOUSE | Pub | Zell am See is another of the best bars in the city of Salzburg. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 331 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Carinthia and Graz

  • Graz
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  • Adler Arena Burg Landskron
  • Pyramidenkogel Tower
  • Hochosterwitz Castle
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Day 4 of your road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Adler Arena Burg Landskron, Pyramidenkogel Tower, Hochosterwitz Castle, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Carinthia is the amazing Adler Arena Burg Landskron. This attraction is a zoo that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,038 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible observation tower, Pyramidenkogel Tower. This popular castle and travel destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,862 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Austria’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Austria. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Graz, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Graz is the 3-star Gasthof Lend-Platzl.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Steak Boutique, one of the best restaurants in the city of Graz. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 772 customers.

Locals also recommend dreizehn by Gauster as one of the best restaurants in the city of Graz. Dreizehn by Gauster is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 500 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Graz is Glöckl Bräu | Wirtshaus - Schank - Gastgarten | Graz. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,934 customers.

After dinner, visit Steak Boutique, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Graz. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 772 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like dreizehn by Gauster. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 500 customers.

Alternatively, Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Graz. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,257 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Graz

  • Graz
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  • Uhrturm
  • Schloßberg
  • Eggenberg Palace, Graz
  • Kunsthaus Graz
  • Main square of Graz
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On day 5 of your road trip through Austria, you’ll explore the region of Graz, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Uhrturm, Schloßberg, Eggenberg Palace, Graz, and more. This hotel has an average rating of 81.93 out of 5 stars by 3,163 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the region of Graz is the 5-star Hotel Sacher Wien.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the region of Graz is the 3-star Hotel ibis Wien Mariahilf.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations like the outstanding Uhrturm. This attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 5,511 visitors.

Schloßberg is another popular attraction you could visit. This incredible attraction is a park and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 17,166 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit is the extraordinary Eggenberg Palace, Graz. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,859 visitors.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Kunsthaus Graz. Around 3,960 visitors have given Kunsthaus Graz art museum an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic Main square of Graz. Main square of Graz is a popular square, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 14,059 travelers.

Come to Graz prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book this experience, or discover other popular activities you can do on this day in Graz.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Graz.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub, after your day of exploring the city of Graz. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,257 customers.

Gösser Bräu Graz is another of the best restaurants in the city of Graz. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,327 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Graz is Landhauskeller - Mittagessen | Abendessen | Cocktailbar | Hofsaison | Katze Katze - Graz. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,481 customers.

Locals recommend Gösser Bräu Graz, one of the best bars in the city of Graz, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,327 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Graz, Landhauskeller - Mittagessen | Abendessen | Cocktailbar | Hofsaison | Katze Katze - Graz. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,481 customers.

ROX Graz - Burger | Grill | Music-Bar is also one of the best bars in the city of Graz. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,453 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Austria.

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Day 6

Day 6 in Vienna

  • Vienna
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  • Column of Pest (Column of The Trinity)
  • Vienna Music Society
  • Vienna Operahouse
  • Burggarten
  • St Stephen's Cathedral
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Day 6 of your road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Column of Pest (Column of The Trinity), Vienna Music Society, Vienna Operahouse, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Vienna is the amazing Column of Pest (Column of The Trinity). This attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,444 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible concert hall, Vienna Music Society. This popular opera house and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 40,228 visitors.

The spectacular Burggarten is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 9,769 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic St. Stephen's Cathedral. This attraction is a popular catholic cathedral that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 87,863 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Austria’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Austria. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Vienna, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Vienna is the 4-star Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 81.93 out of 5 stars by 3,163 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Hotel Sacher Wien is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Vienna.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Hotel ibis Wien Mariahilf.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Bockshorn Irish Pub, one of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,158 customers.

Locals also recommend die Feinkosterei Schwarz-Hirsch as one of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna. Die Feinkosterei Schwarz-Hirsch is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 668 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna is Lebenbauer. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 517 customers.

After dinner, visit Bockshorn Irish Pub, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Vienna. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,158 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Needle Vinyl Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 774 customers.

Alternatively, Grüner Kakadu is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Vienna. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 568 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 7

Day 7 in Vienna

  • Vienna
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  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Prater
  • Danube Tower
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Day 7 will take you to the best attractions the region of Vienna has to offer, such as the incredible Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, Prater, and Danube Tower.

You’ll continue exploring the region of Vienna on day 7 of your self-drive road trip through Austria. Take advantage of this break from your road trip by spending another day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Austria.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the region of Vienna. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations like the extraordinary Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 28,746 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Vienna is the spectacular Prater. This attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 92,241 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Danube Tower observation tower. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 11,589 visitors. This is a popular destination among visitors in Vienna.

Your discovery of Austria does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Vienna on this day of your trip. This experience and allows you the opportunity to explore fantastic attractions. Include this activity on your itinerary or choose among other memorable tours in Vienna.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Austria, be sure to eat at Naschmarkt, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 43,957 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Vienna is the popular Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 15,227 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Vienna is Plachutta Wollzeile. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,398 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Josef Cocktailbar is one of the best bars in the city of Vienna for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 508 customers.

Flanagans is another of the most popular bars in the city of Vienna. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,132 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Vienna is Crossfield's Australian Pub. Crossfield's Australian Pub has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,326 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Vienna!

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Day 8

Day 8 in Vienna

  • Vienna
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  • Schönbrunn Zoo
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Belvedere Palace
  • Stadtpark
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Day 8 will take you to the best attractions the region of Vienna has to offer, such as the incredible Schönbrunn Zoo, Schönbrunn Palace, and Belvedere Palace.

You’ll continue exploring the region of Vienna on day 8 of your self-drive road trip through Austria. Take advantage of this break from your road trip by spending another day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Austria.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the region of Vienna. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations like the extraordinary Schönbrunn Zoo. This attraction is a zoo and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 42,548 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Vienna is the spectacular Schönbrunn Palace. This attraction is a château and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 116,269 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Belvedere Palace chapel. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 50,492 visitors.

Stadtpark is another stop you might want to add to your itinerary. This metro station is a popular destination among visitors in Vienna. Rated at an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 25,840 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy a visit.

Your discovery of Austria does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Vienna on this day of your trip. This experience and allows you the opportunity to explore fantastic attractions. Include this activity on your itinerary or choose among other memorable tours in Vienna.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Austria, be sure to eat at Lugeck, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,346 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Vienna is the popular Reinthaler's Beisl. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,346 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Vienna is Puerstner. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,511 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Loos American Bar is one of the best bars in the city of Vienna for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,538 customers.

MARIO Pasta-Grill-Bar is another of the most popular bars in the city of Vienna. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,320 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Vienna is Kleinod. Kleinod has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 863 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Vienna!

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Day 9

Day 9 in Vienna

  • Vienna
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  • The Hofburg
  • Volksgarten
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
  • MuseumsQuartier
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Day 9 of your road trip across Austria will give you another day in the magnificent region of Vienna, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions, like the unforgettable The Hofburg, Volksgarten, Museum of Natural History Vienna, plus many more.

Vienna will have plenty for you to see and do, and your hotel will be conveniently located near several of the area's best attractions.

One of the best travel destinations you can travel to is the stunning The Hofburg. This has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 40,011 visitors.

You could also spend some time visiting the spectacular Volksgarten. This attraction is an urban park and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 15,088 visitors.

Another attraction you could visit is the incredible Museum of Natural History Vienna. This attraction is a museum and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 25,670 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. This museum and travel destination is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 19,805 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the outstanding MuseumsQuartier. This art museum is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 26,658 visitors. If you’d rather experience something else, you’ll be excited to learn that there are plenty of other options for top-rated tours and activities in Vienna you could sign up for on this day of your vacation. Choose among the best tours before or after booking.

When it’s time to eat, the city of Vienna has restaurants and bars to fit all budgets.

We recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna, Rinderwahn. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,045 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re hungry to try a top restaurant in the city of Vienna that locals enjoy, eat at Flanagans. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,132 customers.

Another of the best restaurant options in the city of Vienna is Steirereck. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,356 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city of Vienna, Roberto American Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 737 customers.

For one of the best bar experiences that locals enjoy in the city of Vienna, we recommend the cocktails at Wienerin. This bar has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 863 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Vienna is Kruger’s American Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 704 customers.

Toast to another amazing day in the city of Vienna!

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Day 10

Day 10 in Lower Austria and Ybbs an der Donau

Lower Austria and Ybbs an der Donau

  • Schloss Hof
  • Kurpark Baden Stadtpark
  • Myra Waterfalls
  • Melk Abbey
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Day 10 of your road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Schloss Hof, Kurpark Baden Stadtpark, Myra Waterfalls, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Lower Austria is the amazing Schloss Hof. This attraction is a château that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,940 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible park, Kurpark Baden Stadtpark. This popular park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,009 visitors.

The spectacular Melk Abbey is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 10,108 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Austria’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Austria. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Ybbs a der Donau, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Aggstein Castle, one of the best restaurants in the city of Ybbs a der Donau. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,774 customers.

Locals also recommend Aggstein Castle as one of the best restaurants in the city of Ybbs a der Donau. Aggstein Castle is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,774 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Ybbs a der Donau is Rathauskeller - Der Melker Gasthof. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,416 customers.

After dinner, visit Koloman - DAS Kultwirtshaus, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Ybbs a der Donau. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 563 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Koloman - DAS Kultwirtshaus. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 563 customers.

Alternatively, Kalmuck Wein | Bar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Ybbs a der Donau. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 299 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 11

Day 11 in Flachgau and Salzburg

  • Salzburg
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  • Gut Aiderbichl Henndorf
  • Freilichtmuseum Salzburg
  • Untersbergbahn GmbH
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Day 11 of your road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Gut Aiderbichl Henndorf, Maria Plain, Freilichtmuseum Salzburg, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Flachgau is the amazing Gut Aiderbichl Henndorf. This attraction is a zoo that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,223 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible architectural ensemble, Maria Plain. This popular museum and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,831 visitors.

The spectacular Untersbergbahn GmbH is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,621 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Austria’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Austria. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Salzburg, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel COOL MAMA Hotel Salzburg Sky Restaurant is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Salzburg.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Zwettler's Wirtshaus, one of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,457 customers.

Locals also recommend Zwettler's Wirtshaus as one of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg. Zwettler's Wirtshaus is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,457 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg is IMLAUER Sky - Bar & Restaurant in Salzburg. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,933 customers.

After dinner, visit Burdock Punch&Cocktails, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Salzburg. This bar is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 231 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Burdock Punch&Cocktails. This bar has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 231 customers.

Alternatively, Restaurant-Bar HavannaH is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Salzburg. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 242 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 12

Day 12 in Salzburg - Departure Day

  • Salzburg - Departure Day
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  • Sigmund-Thun-Klamm
  • Top of Salzburg 3,029
  • Eisriesenwelt
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Day 12 of your road trip in Austria is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Salzburg before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Sigmund-Thun-Klamm is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Salzburg. This narrow canyon and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,232.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Top of Salzburg 3,029 park is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 5,144 reviews.

You can also stop at Eisriesenwelt show cave to capture the beauty and wonder of Salzburg one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,749.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the region of Salzburg before you conclude your short European break.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Salzburg at Die Weisse before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,758 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Die Weisse for your last chance at a meal in the city of Salzburg. The Die Weisse restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,758 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Balkan Grill Walter. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,576 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Austria and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Austria!

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