12-Day Austria Road Trip from Salzburg to Gemeinde Sölden, Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Innsbruck, Spittal a der Drau, and Vienna and surrounding area

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Explore the best of Austria on a 12-day road trip! Uncover hidden gems and experience the rich culture firsthand as you journey through Salzburg, Lähn, Gemeinde Sölden, Stadt Imst, Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Marktgemeinde Wattens, Gemeinde Serfaus, Innsbruck, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Kaprun, Marktgemeinde Mayrhofen, Spittal a der Drau, Graz, and Vienna. This road trip itinerary in Austria seamlessly combines exploration with relaxation.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Austria takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 3 nights in Salzburg, 1 night in Gemeinde Sölden, 1 night in Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg, 2 nights in Innsbruck, 1 night in Spittal a der Drau, and 3 nights in Vienna. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Austria. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Salzburg, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Austria on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Austria. Schönbrunn Palace and Prater are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Salzburg, Lähn, Gemeinde Sölden, Stadt Imst, Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Marktgemeinde Wattens, Gemeinde Serfaus, Innsbruck, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Kaprun, Marktgemeinde Mayrhofen, Spittal a der Drau, Graz, and Vienna, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Austria. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Austria.

Throughout your road trip in Austria, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Austria.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

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

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Destinations

Aerial View Of Graz City Center - Graz, Styria, Austria, Europe.Graz
Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg - city in AustriaGemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg / 1 night
Lähn
Rohrberg
Stadt Imst - city in AustriaBezirk Imst
Wattens
photo of an aerial view of winter resort Mayrhofen, Austria.Marktgemeinde Mayrhofen
Serfaus
Photo of aerial view of village Kaprun, Kitzsteinhorn glacier, Austria.Kaprun
Spittal an der Drau - city in AustriaSpittal a der Drau District / 1 night
Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg / 3 nights
Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 3 nights
Innsbruck cityscape, Austria.Innsbruck / 2 nights
Photo of The mountain village at the Austrian ski resort Soelden on a cold and sunny winter day.Gemeinde Sölden / 1 night

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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
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
Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, KG Leopoldstadt, Leopoldstadt, Vienna, AustriaViennese Giant Ferris Wheel
Museum of Natural History Vienna, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaMuseum of Natural History Vienna
Photo of beautiful colorful flower clock in Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria.Stadtpark
photo of Swarovski Crystal Worlds covered with snow in Innsbruck, Austria.Swarovski Crystal Worlds
Photo of Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Summer, Salzburg castle in background.Mirabell Palace
Photo of The medieval Clock tower Uhrturm in flower garden on Shlossberg hill, Graz, Austria.Schlossberg
Mozart's Birthplace, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaMozart's Birthplace
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
photo of Golden Roof in Innsbruck Austria - architecture and nature background.Golden Roof
Photo of classic view of the historic city of Graz with main square and famous Grazer clock tower in the background sitting on top of Schlossberg hill, Styria, Austria.Main square of Graz
Photo of aerial view of the Highline 179 in Reutte, Austria.Highline179
photo of view of Red Bull Hangar-7,Himmelreich Austria.Red Bull Hangar-7
photo of view of Mozart statue on Mozart Square (Mozartplatz) located at Salzburg, Austria.Mozartplatz
Haus der Natur, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaHaus der Natur
Salzburg Zoo HellbrunnSalzburg Zoo
Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol
Stubaier Gletscher, Gemeinde Neustift im Stubaital, Bezirk Innsbruck-Land, Tyrol, AustriaStubai Glacier
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm
UhrturmClock tower in Graz
Zillertal Arena - größtes Skigebiet im Zillertal, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Bezirk Schwaz, Tyrol, AustriaZillertal Arena
photo of The ski-jump at Bergisel, Innsbruck in Austria.Bergisel Ski Jump
Innsbrucker Hofgarten
Talstation Kitzsteinhorn, Kaprun, Bezirk Zell am See, Salzburg, AustriaKitzsteinhorn
Penkenbahn - Mayrhofner Bergbahnen
photo of Giggijochbahn Sölden in winter Austria. Giggijochbahn Sölden
photo of Winter Stuibenfall waterfall in Otztal, Austria is the longest waterfall (159 m) in Tirol.Stuibenfall
photo of TOP Mountain Motorcycle Museum Crosspoint in Austria.TOP Mountain Motorcycle Museum Crosspoint
 photo of Triumphpforte at winter, Wilten, Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria.Triumphpforte
Serfaus-Fiss-LadisSerfaus-Fiss-Ladis
Graz Opera, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaGraz Opera
Rosengartenschlucht, Stadt Imst, Bezirk Imst, Tyrol, AustriaRosengartenschlucht
photo of peak of the Gaislachkogl Mountain in Solden, Austria.007 Elements
Grawa Waterfall, Gemeinde Neustift im Stubaital, Bezirk Innsbruck-Land, Tyrol, AustriaGrawa-Wasserfall

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Day 1

Day 1 – Salzburg - arrival day

  • Salzburg - Arrival day
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  • Mirabell Palace
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Say hello to Salzburg! Your exciting road trip through Austria is just about to start. Navigating the top places to see in the region is a breeze with a car. The rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for pickup upon your arrival in the city. You will stay in Salzburg for 2 nights before you continue your adventure!

Salzburg is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. If you arrive before check-in time or prefer to get started on your sightseeing right away, we recommend checking out Mirabell Palace or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Salzburg. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Salzburg. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

This local establishment consistently satisfies guests, ensuring an unforgettable holiday experience. Known as a top-rated , it's a top choice in the city. Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at IMLAUER Sky - Bar & Restaurant in Salzburg, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Indian Restaurant Taj Mahal? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at WeiherWirt as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Salzburg.

Continue your lively evening at The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Harry Bär is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, Darwin's Cafe Bar ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

Raise a toast to the start of your 12-day road trip in Austria!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Salzburg

  • Salzburg
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Drive 11 km, 33 min

  • Red Bull Hangar-7
  • Haus der Natur
  • Mozart's Birthplace
  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
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Day 2 of your road trip across Austria promises a magnificent time exploring Salzburg. You have 1 night left in Salzburg. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Hangar-7. This architectural structure is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 14,007 visitors.

Haus der Natur Salzburg is another popular attraction you could visit today. This science museum has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,033 visitors. Haus der Natur Salzburg attracts up to 500,000 visitors every year.

Mozart's Birthplace is also highly recommended by travelers. This museum has a rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 21,779 visitors.

Fortress Hohensalzburg is an attraction you won’t want to miss. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 43,309 reviews.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Salzburg has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Salzburg offers and add your favorites to your Austria travel package below.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Salzburg.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Make sure to reserve a table at Augustiner Bräu Mülln, an iconic dining spot in Salzburg. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Die Weisse, a popular restaurant in Salzburg. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of St. Peter Stiftskulinarium, a hidden gem nestled in Salzburg. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Let the evening flow smoothly from dinner to drinks at MENTOR'S BAR KULTUR, a top-rated bar in the area. For other recommendations, StageBar Salzburg provides a perfect setting for rounding out your night with style and great drinks. Likewise, Monkeys cafe. Bar offers a memorable night with diverse drink options and excellent service.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Austria!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Salzburg, Lähn, and Gemeinde Sölden

  • Gemeinde Sölden
  • Salzburg
  • Lähn
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Drive 316 km, 4 hours 46 min

  • Hellbrunn Palace
  • Salzburg Zoo
  • Highline179
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On day 3 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Austria, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Salzburg and Lähn. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Gemeinde Sölden, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Lähn’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Salzburg behind. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 58 min. Lähn welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Hellbrunn Palace. This château is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 19,017 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Salzburg Zoo. This zoo has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,891 reviews.

Set your GPS to Lähn and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 2 hours 58 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Lähn beckons with new experiences!

Make Highline179 your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this sightseeing destination an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 15,604 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Gemeinde Sölden. Gemeinde Sölden offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Gemeinde Sölden's best restaurants.

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from previous guests, making it a must-visit addition to your holiday experience. This awardee is a highly recommended choice for an unforgettable meal. Make sure to reserve a table at GIGGI Tenne, an iconic dining spot in Gemeinde Sölden. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of s'Stabele Schirmbar, a popular restaurant in Gemeinde Sölden. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of VAYA Sölden, a hidden gem nestled in Gemeinde Sölden. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Katapult Sölden after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to Black & Orange Rockbar Sölden for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, Marco's is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Austria!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Gemeinde Sölden, Höfle, Stadt Imst, and Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg

  • Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg
  • Gemeinde Sölden
  • Bezirk Imst
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Drive 160 km, 3 hours 12 min

  • 007 Elements
  • TOP Mountain Motorcycle Museum Crosspoint
  • Giggijochbahn Sölden
  • Stuibenfall
  • Rosengartenschlucht
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On day 4 of your road trip in Austria, 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 in Gemeinde Sölden, Höfle, and Stadt Imst. In the evening, you’ll end up in Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg, where you will stay for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Gemeinde Sölden, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Höfle. This drive usually takes around 32 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

When you're ready to see some sights, Giggijochbahn Sölden is a great place to start. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,459 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Gemeinde Sölden, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Höfle may take around 32 min. Upon your arrival in Höfle, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Stuibenfall. This waterfall is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars in 3,610 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the village.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the village, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Esteemed for its , this restaurant offers a remarkable selection of cuisine. This esteemed -recipient consistently impresses guests, making it a must-visit spot during your holiday. With its recognition, it guarantees an unforgettable dining adventure. Savor the flavors at Rodelalm, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Murrmel Bar beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Museum Restaurant and Café. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg tonight.

Raise your glass and celebrate another amazing day of your road trip in Austria!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Gemeinde Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Innsbruck, Mutterberg, Marktgemeinde Wattens, and Gemeinde Serfaus

  • Innsbruck
  • Wattens
  • Serfaus
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Drive 260 km, 3 hours 59 min

  • Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis
  • Stubai Glacier
  • Grawa-Wasserfall
  • Swarovski Crystal Worlds
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Dive into day 5 of your remarkable road trip in Austria. Today you will explore Innsbruck, Mutterberg, Marktgemeinde Wattens, and Gemeinde Serfaus, 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 Innsbruck. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

After soaking in Marktgemeinde Wattens’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Innsbruck. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 23 min. When you arrive in Innsbruck, it's time to take a break from the road.

Take the opportunity to see Grawa Waterfall. This attraction has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars from 1,013 visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Mutterberg, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Gemeinde Serfaus to Mutterberg may take around 1 hour 48 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Mutterberg, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Stubai Glacier. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 10,000 reviews.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Innsbruck, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Innsbruck's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu. This venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Located in the heart of the city, is an ideal pick for cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences. Treat yourself to a wonderful meal at Stiftskeller, a top-rated dining spot in Innsbruck. If you're in the mood for something new, try Thai-Li-Ba, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Gasthof Goldener Adler. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Innsbruck.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at music-bar ZAPPA. Alternatively, go to Cafe Katzung, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, M + M Bar - cocktail bar in Innsbruck provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

Head back to your accommodation in Innsbruck and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Austria!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Innsbruck

  • Innsbruck
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Drive 12 km, 43 min

  • Bergisel Ski Jump
  • Triumphpforte
  • Golden Roof
  • Innsbrucker Hofgarten
  • Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol
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Day 6 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Innsbruck has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Innsbruck by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

Journey into the unknown at Bergisel Ski Jump, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 6,647 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Triumphpforte is a recommended place to visit. This triumphal arch is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 3,411 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Innsbruck is Golden Roof. Rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 18,818 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Innsbruck offers an experience you will remember.

Innsbrucker Hofgarten is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Innsbruck. This park promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.6 out of 5 stars in 5,853 reviews.

Lastly, don't miss out on Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 11,043 local and international travelers, it's a popular place to visit.

You can learn more about Innsbruck today by going on a tour. Innsbruck offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Innsbruck. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Make sure to book a table at Café Central, a popular restaurant in Innsbruck. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Innsbruck at Glorious Bastards Innsbruck, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Limerick Bills Irish Pub. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Innsbruck tonight.

Continue your lively evening at Dom Cafe-Bar, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Liquid Diary is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, Cafe Bar Moustache ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

Head back to your accommodation in Innsbruck and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Austria!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Innsbruck, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Zell Am See, Kaprun, Marktgemeinde Mayrhofen, and Spittal an der Drau

  • Spittal a der Drau District
  • Rohrberg
  • Kaprun
  • Marktgemeinde Mayrhofen
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Drive 326 km, 4 hours 57 min

  • Zillertal Arena
  • Penkenbahn - Mayrhofner Bergbahnen
  • Sigmund-Thun-Klamm
  • Kitzsteinhorn
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 7 of your road trip in Austria. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 4 vibrant destinations - Gemeinde Rohrberg, Zell Am See, Kaprun, and Marktgemeinde Mayrhofen. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Spittal a der Drau. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Innsbruck and set your GPS to Gemeinde Rohrberg. 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 50 min. Upon reaching Gemeinde Rohrberg, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Zillertal Arena. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 6,733 visitors.

Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Zell Am See.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Kitzsteinhorn. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,336 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Spittal a der Drau. Spittal a der Drau offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

As you explore more of Spittal a der Drau, you'll discover that its culinary landscape is as diverse as its attractions. Whether you're craving traditional dishes bursting with local flavors or innovative creations that push the boundaries of taste, you're sure to find a dining experience that satisfies your cravings.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. With a recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure. Dine in style at Schnitzelwelt, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, China-Restaurant Shanghai boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Gasthof Brückenwirt. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Spittal a der Drau.

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at Christof's Vespa Café Bernstein, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Austria!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Spittal an der Drau, Graz, and Vienna

  • Vienna
  • Graz
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Drive 419 km, 5 hours 7 min

  • Clock tower in Graz
  • Main square of Graz
  • Schlossberg
  • Graz Opera
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 8 of your road trip in Austria. Today, you will make 1 stop and experience some of the highlights of Graz. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Vienna, which will be your home away from home for 3 nights.

When you’ve had your share of Spittal a der Drau, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Graz. Your travel time is around 2 hours 25 min.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Clock tower in Graz, a remarkable clock tower where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 7,087 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Hauptplatz, Graz. This square has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 15,716 travelers.

Schlossberg is another must-visit attraction. This renowned park offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 19,998 travelers, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Beyond the above-mentioned sites, you also have the opportunity to visit Graz Opera. This well-loved opera house boasts a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 3,085 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Vienna, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Vienna.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. Enjoy a sumptuous meal at die Feinkosterei Schwarz-Hirsch, a highly-rated dining destination in Vienna. If you're eager to try something different, consider Flanagans, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Puerstner. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Vienna this evening.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Kruger’s American Bar, known for its lively atmosphere. Josef Cocktailbar is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance. Similarly, Loos American Bar offers an excellent atmosphere for those looking to amp up the evening.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Austria!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 21 km, 57 min

  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
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On day 9 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Vienna. You’ll stay in Vienna for 2 nights and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Schönbrunn Palace. This extraordinary château is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 53,579 visitors.

Next, make your way to Tiergarten Schönbrunn. This top attraction is a zoo with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 50,414 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Schönbrunn Palace. This château is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 145,237 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Belvedere Palace Chapel. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 66,332 travelers.

Your discoveries in Vienna do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Vienna on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Vienna. Enjoy a relaxing evening as you savor delicious local cuisine and reflect on the day's adventures.

This -awardee earns consistently high praises from guests. As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Vollpension, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Zum Schwarzen Kameel is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Plachutta Wollzeile. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Vienna tonight.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at Kleinod. Alternatively, go to Needle Vinyl Bar, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Roberto American Bar provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

Relax and recharge in preparation for another adventurous day in Austria!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Vienna

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Drive 8 km, 30 min

  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Prater
  • Stadtpark
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Day 10 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Vienna for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

Make Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel one of your first sightseeing stops in Vienna. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 37,411 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Prater is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This park is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 114,084 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Stadtpark. This metro station has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 27,294 visitors.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Austria that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Vienna has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. This tour allows curious travelers like you to experience the best of the country. You can make the most of your time in Austria by scrolling down and selecting tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Vienna's best restaurants.

This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. With a recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed. Don’t miss out on dining at Lebenbauer, a top-rated dining destination in Vienna. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Lugeck, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Vienna this evening.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Austria!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Vienna and Salzburg

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  • Vienna
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Drive 307 km, 3 hours 48 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Vienna State Opera
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
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On day 11 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Austria, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Vienna. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Salzburg, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Salzburg and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 3 hours 15 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Salzburg beckons with new experiences!

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral. This extraordinary catholic cathedral is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 103,855 visitors.

Next, make your way to Vienna State Opera. This top attraction is an opera house with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 49,854 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Hofburg Palace. This castle is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 47,034 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Museum of Natural History Vienna. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 33,317 travelers.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Salzburg, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

As you are wrapping up for the day, treat yourself to a satisfying dinner at a nice restaurant in Salzburg. Enjoy a relaxing evening as you savor delicious local cuisine and reflect on the day's adventures.

Make sure to book a table at Afro Cafe, a popular restaurant in Salzburg. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Salzburg at Bärenwirt, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER Salzburg. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Salzburg tonight.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into Schnaitl Pub. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes.

Relax and reminisce about your day in Austria and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Salzburg - departure day

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  • Mozartplatz
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Day 12 of your road trip in Austria is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Salzburg before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

As you approach the end of your journey in Austria, take a moment for some retail therapy in Salzburg’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the city’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Austria, a variety of items are waiting for you. Hold onto the magic of Austria with these wonderful souvenirs, ensuring your memories never fade.

Before you conclude your road trip in Austria, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Salzburg.

Celebrated as a restaurant, it boasts an exceptional menu. This establishment consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Nestled in the city's heart, is a perfect choice for discerning cuisine enthusiasts seeking a new experience. If you're eager to try something different, consider Mostwastl, another top spot with a tantalizing menu.

You’ll then say farewell to Salzburg. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Austria!

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