13-Day Austria road trip from Vienna to Linz, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Zell Am See, Spittal a der Drau, and Graz

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Experience the freedom of the open road in Austria as you embark on an unforgettable 13-day road trip! This experience caters to every traveler, featuring destinations like Vienna, Gemeinde Melk, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Mödling, Linz, Hallstatt, Krenglbach, Salzburg, Marktgemeinde Wattens, Innsbruck, Hintertux, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Zell Am See, Tenneck, Werfen, Spittal a der Drau, Pörtschach am Wörther See, Klagenfurt, and Graz. Set off on the ultimate European adventure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Austria takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 5 nights in Vienna, 1 night in Linz, 2 nights in Salzburg, 1 night in Innsbruck, 1 night in Zell Am See, 1 night in Spittal a der Drau, and 1 night in Graz. 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 Vienna, 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 Vienna, Gemeinde Melk, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Mödling, Linz, Hallstatt, Krenglbach, Salzburg, Marktgemeinde Wattens, Innsbruck, Hintertux, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Zell Am See, Tenneck, Werfen, Spittal a der Drau, Pörtschach am Wörther See, Klagenfurt, and Graz, 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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Hotel, 12 nights
Rental car, 13 days
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Destinations

Aerial View Of Graz City Center - Graz, Styria, Austria, Europe.Graz / 1 night
Village of Velden at lake Worther See in Carinthia,Austria.Klagenfurt
Linz, Austria. Panoramic view of the old town.Linz / 1 night
photo of Ski resort Zell am See in Austria.Zell am See / 1 night
Spittal an der Drau - city in AustriaSpittal a der Drau District / 1 night
Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg / 2 nights
Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 5 nights
Innsbruck cityscape, Austria.Innsbruck / 1 night

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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
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 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
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
Pyramidenkogel Tower, Keutschach am See, Bezirk Klagenfurt-Land, Carinthia, AustriaPyramidenkogel Tower
photo of Golden Roof in Innsbruck Austria - architecture and nature background.Golden Roof
photo of view of The view of Hundertwasser house in Vienna, Austria.Hundertwasserhaus
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 view of Red Bull Hangar-7,Himmelreich Austria.Red Bull Hangar-7
Melk AbbeyMelk Abbey
Laxenburg castles, Gemeinde Laxenburg, Bezirk Mödling, Lower Austria, AustriaLaxenburg Castle Park
photo of view of Mozart statue on Mozart Square (Mozartplatz) located at Salzburg, Austria.Mozartplatz
Hintertuxer Gletscher, Gemeinde Tux, Bezirk Schwaz, Tyrol, AustriaHintertuxer Gletscher
Haus der Natur, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaHaus der Natur
Classic Village Viewpoint / Postcard Angle, Hallstatt, Bezirk Gmunden, Upper Austria, AustriaViewpoint Hallstatt
Hohenwerfen Castle or Festung Hohenwerfen aerial panoramic view. Hohenwerfen is a medieval rock castle overlooking the Austrian Werfen town in Salzach valley, AustriaHohenwerfen Castle
Salzburg Cathedral, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaSalzburg Cathedral
Zoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures, Krenglbach, Bezirk Wels-Land, Upper Austria, AustriaZoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures
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
Eisriesenwelt, Werfen, Bezirk St. Johann im Pongau, Salzburg, AustriaEisriesenwelt
Hochosterwitz Castle, Sankt Georgen am Längsee, Bezirk Sankt Veit an der Glan, Carinthia, AustriaHochosterwitz Castle
Innsbrucker Hofgarten
Memory of MankindMemory of Mankind
Photo of Cityscape of Graz from Schlossberg hill, Graz, Styria region, Austria, in autumn, at sunrise.Kunsthaus Graz
5 Fingers5 Fingers
Kurpark Baden, Gemeinde Baden, Bezirk Baden, Lower Austria, AustriaKurpark Baden Stadtpark
Neuer Platz, Innere Stadt, Klagenfurt, Carinthia, AustriaNeuer Platz
Photo of the North view of Liechtenstein Castle .Liechtenstein Castle
Zell am see esplanade, Zell am See, Bezirk Zell am See, Salzburg, AustriaZell am see esplanade
Eisreisenwelt Trailhead, Werfen, Bezirk St. Johann im Pongau, Salzburg, AustriaEisriesenwelt Trailhead
Old Town of Graz, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaOld Town of Graz
Landhaus Park, Innere Stadt, Klagenfurt, Carinthia, AustriaLandhaus Park
The Sound of Music Trail Werfen, Werfen, Bezirk St. Johann im Pongau, Salzburg, AustriaThe Sound of Music Trail Werfen

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Day 1

Day 1 – Vienna - arrival day

  • Vienna - Arrival day
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  • Vienna State Opera
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Welcome to Vienna, the perfect starting point for your road trip in Austria! Pick up your rental car and let the adventure begin. You will spend 4 nights immersing yourself in Vienna's charm before embarking on the next leg of your journey.

Vienna is a beautiful region with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Vienna. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Austria. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the region.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Vienna. 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.

Discover an unparalleled culinary experience at Amador, a Bib Gourmand restaurant perfect to visit if you’re craving culinary excellence. This 3-star Michelin restaurant has a diverse and enticing menu selection, which includes its delicious and signature creative and contemporary meals.

Indulge in the exquisite flavors at a 2-star Michelin restaurant in Vienna, Mraz & Sohn. At this Bib Gourmand awardee, savor a combination of exceptional flavors with a memorable dining experience. This renowned restaurant’s meal selection includes its signature creative dishes, which are sure to tickle your taste buds.

Another culinary gem in Vienna you shouldn’t miss is Steirereck im Stadtpark. Enjoy a menu that has earned it a prestigious 2-star Michelin rating. Delivering a food experience like no other, this Bib Gourmand restaurant’s creative and contemporary menu and exceptional service make it a must-visit destination for those seeking exceptional dining in the area.

Needle Vinyl Bar is a great bar to relax after a busy day. About 774 customers have given this spot an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, making it one of the most popular bars in the area.

Another bar in Vienna we recommend is Josef Cocktailbar, an excellent place to meet new friends. This bar offers customers plenty of snack and drink options and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 508 customers.

1516 Brewing Company is also one of the best places to go to unwind and chat with locals. Over 10,352 bar-goers have rated it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Raise a toast to the start of your 13-day road trip in Austria!

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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 road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Vienna. You’ll stay in Vienna for 3 nights and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

Immerse yourself in the local scene through top-rated tours and activities. You can choose from a wide variety of easy to challenging tours and easily add them to your travel package below.

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

Reserve your spot at Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße, a popular local restaurant in Vienna. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 15,227 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience Café Landtmann during your stay in Vienna. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 13,586 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Salm Bräu, a popular local gem in Vienna. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 11,176 satisfied guests.

7Stern Bräu is an excellent example. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,265 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Zum Schwarzen Kameel. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,523 customers.

Flanagans is another of the best bars in the region of Vienna that serves various drinks. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,132 customers.

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

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Day 3

Day 3 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 3 km, 45 min

  • MuseumsQuartier
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
  • Hofburg Palace
  • St Stephen's Cathedral
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Day 3 of your road trip across Austria promises a magnificent time exploring Vienna. You have 2 nights left in Vienna. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

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

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

Book a table at Plachutta Wollzeile, a famous dining establishment in Vienna. This culinary hotspot and its appetizing cuisine have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation for food excellence is reflected in its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 6,398 satisfied diners.

Another dining place you should visit in Vienna is Vollpension, which boasts a variety of tasteful dishes that cater to different palates. It has earned a commendable 4.5 out of 5 stars, demonstrating the positive feedback from 4,641 satisfied customers.

Locals and visitors alike recommend Vienna’s Lugeck for the delightful dining experience it gives. The establishment has garnered positive reviews for its tasty dishes, holding an admirable score of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,346 satisfied diners.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Vienna. Crossfield's Australian Pub is a fantastic option, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,326 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, don't forget to check out Loos American Bar. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,538 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Kleinod. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 863 customers.

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

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Day 4

Day 4 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 7 km, 44 min

  • Prater
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Hundertwasserhaus
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Day 4 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Vienna for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

To immerse yourself in more memorable moments in Vienna, check out the best-rated tours the region offers. You can discover and choose from all of the top-rated activities you can do on this day in Vienna below.

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

Don't miss out on experiencing Reinthaler's Beisl, a renowned dining spot in Vienna. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,346 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Puerstner while immersing yourself in Vienna. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,511 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Rinderwahn, a beloved dining establishment within Vienna. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 3,045 satisfied customers.

If you're looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Roberto American Bar, claiming it's one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 737 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Wienerin. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 863 customers.

Kruger’s American Bar is another top-rated bar where you can spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 704 customers.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Austria!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Gemeinde Melk, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Mödling, and Linz

  • Linz
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Drive 240 km, 3 hours 23 min

  • Laxenburg Castle Park
  • Kurpark Baden Stadtpark
  • Liechtenstein Castle
  • Melk Abbey
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On day 5 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 Melk, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Mödling, and Linz. In the evening, you’ll end up in Linz, where you will stay for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Laxenburg and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 32 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Laxenburg beckons with new experiences!

Kick off the day at Laxenburg Castle Park, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 12,455 reviews.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Laxenburg, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Gemeinde Baden. This drive usually takes around 22 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Linz. Linz 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 Linz's best restaurants.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in ÄNGUS Downtown, a distinguished dining establishment in Linz. It has a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 1,173 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Linz is STEAKHOUSE. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 1,236 happy diners.

Teesalon Madame Wu stands out as a local favorite in Linz. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 833 customers.

PAULS steak & veggi Linz is a fantastic bar many locals in Linz recognize. This popular bar is an excellent place to unwind after a busy day and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,954 customers.

You can also enjoy a few drinks and some snacks at CUCINA, another popular bar in the region. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 840 customers.

Café Bar Walker is a local favorite and a great place to hang out and socialize with other travelers in Linz. Customers have rated the exciting Café Bar Walker an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 842 reviews.

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

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Day 6

Day 6 – Hallstatt, Lahn, Gmunden, Krenglbach, and Salzburg

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Drive 240 km, 3 hours 58 min

  • Zoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures
  • Memory of Mankind
  • 5 Fingers
  • Viewpoint Hallstatt
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 6 of your road trip in Austria, where you’ll be making 5 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Hallstatt, Lahn, Gmunden, Krenglbach, and Salzburg. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Salzburg. Salzburg will be your home away from home for 2 nights.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Krenglbach. This car ride takes around 34 min.

Make Zoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this zoo an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 7,420 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Lahn. This car ride takes around 1 hour 31 min.

Make Panoramic Viewpoint - Hallstatt your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this point of interest an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 10,737 reviews.

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

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

Discover an unparalleled culinary experience at The Glass Garden, a restaurant perfect to visit if you’re craving culinary excellence. This 1-star Michelin restaurant has a diverse and enticing menu selection, which includes its delicious and signature modern meals.

Indulge in the exquisite flavors at a 2-star Michelin restaurant in Salzburg, Ikarus. At this Bib Gourmand awardee, savor a combination of exceptional flavors with a memorable dining experience. This renowned restaurant’s meal selection includes its signature creative and modern dishes, which are sure to tickle your taste buds.

Another culinary gem in Salzburg you shouldn’t miss is SENNS. Restaurant. Enjoy a menu that has earned it a prestigious 2-star Michelin rating. Delivering a food experience like no other, this Bib Gourmand restaurant’s creative menu and exceptional service make it a must-visit destination for those seeking exceptional dining in the area.

When you’ve finished your meal, Monkeys cafe. Bar is one of the best bars in Salzburg for an after-dinner drink. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 851 customers.

Darwin's Cafe Bar is another of the most popular bars in the region. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 658 customers.

Alternatively, check out Murphy's Law Irish Pub. This popular place has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, as rated by 615 customers.

Celebrate another amazing day of your road trip adventure in Austria!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Salzburg

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Drive 10 km, 54 min

  • Red Bull Hangar-7
  • Haus der Natur
  • Mozart's Birthplace
  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
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Day 7 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Salzburg has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Salzburg by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Austria is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

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

Reserve a table at Café Bazar, a renowned restaurant in Salzburg. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,323 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at IMLAUER Sky - Bar & Restaurant in Salzburg while in Salzburg. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 1,933 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Salzburg at Braurestaurant IMLAUER, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,858 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in Salzburg. Celtic Spirit is a popular option, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 504 customers.

Continue your evening at The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 379 customers.

Red Bull Hangar-7 is another place you could check out tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,007 customers.

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

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Day 8

Day 8 – Marktgemeinde Wattens and Innsbruck

  • Salzburg
  • Innsbruck
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Drive 199 km, 2 hours 51 min

  • Salzburg Cathedral
  • Mozartplatz
  • Mirabell Palace
  • Hellbrunn Palace
  • Swarovski Crystal Worlds
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On day 8 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Austria, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Salzburg, Marktgemeinde Wattens, and Innsbruck. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Innsbruck, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Drop by the renowned Salzburg Cathedral. This popular catholic cathedral has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 9,882 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Mozartplatz. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,235 visitors, this square deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Mirabell Palace. This château has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 26,688 reviews.

Another favorite attraction in the area is Hellbrunn Palace. This château and popular place of interest enjoys a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 19,017 local and international travelers.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Marktgemeinde Wattens, 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 Salzburg to Marktgemeinde Wattens may take around 1 hour 55 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Swarovski Kristallwelten. This much-appreciated museum is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars in 29,831 reviews.

When you’ve had your share of Marktgemeinde Wattens, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Innsbruck. Your travel time is around 23 min.

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.

Don't forget to book a table at Green Flamingo Innsbruck, a well-known eatery in Innsbruck. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.9 out of 5-star rating from 819 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Ludwig while exploring Innsbruck. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 2,353 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Himal Nepali Kitchen Restaurant, a popular restaurant in Innsbruck. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 1,033 discerning diners.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Cafe Katzung, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,387 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is auis. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,083 customers.

Fischerhausl is another top-rated bar where you can spend an hour or two. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,059 customers.

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

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Day 9

Day 9 – Hintertux, Gemeinde Rohrberg, and Zell Am See

  • Innsbruck
  • Zell am See
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Drive 212 km, 4 hours 1 min

  • Innsbrucker Hofgarten
  • Golden Roof
  • Bergisel Ski Jump
  • Zillertal Arena
  • Hintertuxer Gletscher
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 9 of your road trip in Austria. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 4 vibrant destinations - Innsbruck, Hintertux, Gemeinde Rohrberg, and Zell Am See. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Zell Am See. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Innsbrucker Hofgarten. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,853 visitors.

When you’re finished at Innsbrucker Hofgarten, head to Golden Roof. This one-of-a-kind building is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 18,818 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Bergisel Ski Jump. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,647 visitors.

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 49 min. Upon reaching Gemeinde Rohrberg, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Zillertal Arena. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 6,733 reviews.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Hintertux, 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 Rohrberg to Hintertux may take around 36 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Kick off the day at Hintertuxer Gletscher, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 11,182 reviews.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Zell Am See. Zell Am See 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 dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Zell Am See. 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 reserve a table at Restaurant Kupferkessel - Kreml GmbH, an iconic dining spot in Zell Am See. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,415 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at The Burger Factory while in Zell Am See. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,098 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Pizzeria Giuseppe, a favorite in Zell Am See. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 1,129 discerning guests.

GINHOUSE | Pub | Zell am See is one of the best bars in Zell Am See and the perfect place to go for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 331 customers.

You may also want to check out Sport- und Familienresort Alpenblick. Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your evening endeavors. Sport- und Familienresort Alpenblick is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 356 customers.

Alternatively, head out to Murrays Irish bar. Murrays Irish bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 221 customers and is a top choice among travelers as well as locals.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Austria.

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Day 10

Day 10 – Zell Am See, Tenneck, Werfen, and Spittal an der Drau

  • Spittal a der Drau District
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Drive 177 km, 3 hours

  • Zell am see esplanade
  • Eisriesenwelt
  • Eisriesenwelt Trailhead
  • Hohenwerfen Castle
  • The Sound of Music Trail Werfen
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Dive into day 10 of your remarkable road trip in Austria. Today you will jump into the car and make your way to Zell Am See, Tenneck, Werfen, and Spittal a der Drau, 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 Spittal a der Drau. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Zell am see esplanade. Previous visitors have rated this park an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 3,006 reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Zell Am See, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Tenneck may take around 1 hour 3 min. Upon your arrival in Tenneck, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Start your day with a visit to Eisriesenwelt. This extraordinary show cave is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,826 visitors.

Next, make your way to Eisriesenwelt Trailhead. This top attraction is a sightseeing destination with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,263 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Hohenwerfen Castle. This castle is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 10,089 travelers.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Tenneck, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Werfen may take around 3 min. Upon your arrival in Werfen, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Journey into the unknown at The Sound of Music Trail Werfen, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 269 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Spittal a der Drau, 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 day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Spittal a der Drau's best restaurants.

Reserve a table at Burger Boutique Spittal - Stadtpark Center, a renowned restaurant in Spittal a der Drau. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 536 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Restaurant "Panorama Drautalperle" while in Spittal a der Drau. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 564 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Spittal a der Drau at The Renegade, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 574 customers.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Christof's Vespa Café Bernstein, one of the top bars you could visit in the city. Christof's Vespa Café Bernstein is an excellent place for a refreshing evening drink and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 61 customers.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Austria!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Pörtschach am Wörther See, Hochosterwitz, and Graz

  • Klagenfurt
  • Graz
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Drive 271 km, 3 hours 55 min

  • Pyramidenkogel Tower
  • Hochosterwitz Castle
  • Landhaus Park
  • Neuer Platz
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On day 11 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 Pörtschach am Wörther See, Hochosterwitz, Klagenfurt, and Graz. In the evening, you’ll end up in Graz, where you will stay for 1 night.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Pörtschach am Wörther See. This drive usually takes around 1 hour, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Pyramidenkogel Tower. This extraordinary observation tower has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,280 visitors.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Hochosterwitz. This drive usually takes around 44 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Hochosterwitz Castle. Previous visitors have rated this castle an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 5,727 reviews.

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

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

Don't miss out on experiencing Burger Factory, a renowned dining spot in Graz. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,822 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Ginko while immersing yourself in Graz. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,319 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Steak Boutique, a beloved dining establishment within Graz. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 772 satisfied customers.

If you’re up for getting a drink, consider going to dreizehn by Gauster. Around 500 customers have given this incredible bar an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Locals of Pörtschach am Wörther See also enjoy the drinks at Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub. This place is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,257 customers and is one of the best you can experience in the city.

Another top-rated alternative for a celebratory drink is Gösser Bräu Graz. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,327 customers.

Take some time to reflect on your day and savor another beautiful night in Austria.

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Day 12

Day 12 – Graz and Vienna

  • Graz
  • Vienna
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Drive 201 km, 2 hours 38 min

  • Main square of Graz
  • Old Town of Graz
  • Kunsthaus Graz
  • Clock tower in Graz
  • Schlossberg
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 12 of your road trip in Austria, where you’ll be making 2 stops. Today you will experience some of the highlights of this tour package, that is, the wonderful destinations of Graz and Vienna. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Vienna. Vienna will be your home away from home for 1 night.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Hauptplatz, Graz. This square is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 15,716 reviews.

Continue your journey at Old Town of Graz. This point of interest is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,953 travelers from near and far.

Graz is also the home of Kunsthaus Graz. This art museum has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,737 visitors.

You can continue your self-guided sightseeing tour at Clock tower in Graz. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 7,087 visitors, a visit to this top sight is time well spent.

Lastly, don't miss out on Schlossberg. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 19,998 reviews, it’s hard to refuse the opportunity to see this park.

Vienna’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Graz behind. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 17 min. Vienna welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Vienna. Vienna 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.

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

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in Vienna, Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 635 customers.

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

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Day 13

Day 13 – Vienna - departure day

  • Vienna - Departure day
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  • Stadtpark
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Day 13 of your road trip in Austria is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Vienna before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

On your last day in Austria, take time to indulge in shopping at Vienna’s popular marketplace. Thanks to your accommodation’s strategic location, region’s bustling commercial district is only a stone’s throw away, giving you ample time to leisurely explore the area, filled with local shops.

Take time to find the perfect present, reminding you of the charms of Austria. Each store here is brimming with unique finds.

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

You’ll then say farewell to Vienna. 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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