14-Day Road Trip in Austria and Slovakia from Vienna to Salzburg, Graz, Bratislava, Zilina, Poprad, and Region of Banská Bystrica

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Set off on a grand 14-day Euro trip through Austria and Slovakia. Visit multiple cities like Vienna, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Bratislava, District of Trenčín, and Old Town, each offering a unique experience unlike any other.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 2 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 9 nights in Austria and 4 nights in Slovakia.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of Austria, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Vienna and begin your adventure from there. Explore Vienna, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Melk, Salzburg, Sankt Leonhard, Hallstatt, and Graz, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of Slovakia. Immerse yourself in the allure of Bratislava, District of Trenčín, Old Town, Lamač, Devín, Zilina, Liptovská Osada, Lúčky, Terchová, Poprad, Vysoké Tatry, Tatranská Lomnica, Ždiar, and Region of Banská Bystrica, where every street tells a story.

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

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

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across Austria and Slovakia will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy! Embark on a quest for a rare souvenir in each destination. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 14-day self-drive adventure in Austria and Slovakia. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail. This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

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

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

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Hotel, 13 nights
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Aerial View Of Graz City Center - Graz, Styria, Austria, Europe.Graz / 1 night
Gemeinde Baden - city in AustriaGemeinde Baden
Devín
Bratislava - mestská časť Staré Mesto - town in SlovakiaOld Town
District of Poprad - city in SlovakiaPoprad / 1 night
Banská Bystrica - region in SlovakiaDistrict of Banská Bystrica / 1 night
Sankt Leonhard
Bratislava - city in SlovakiaBratislava / 1 night
Hallstatt - city in AustriaHallstatt
Lamač
Laxenburg
Tatranská Lomnica
Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg / 3 nights
Gemeinde Melk - city in AustriaMelk
Terchová
District of Trenčín - city in SlovakiaTrenčín
Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 5 nights
Photo of Path among the trees named "Chodník korunami stromov" in city Ždiar (Zdziar), Slovakia.Ždiar
Lúčky
Žilina - region in SlovakiaŽilina / 1 night
Photo of Five Ponds Valley. The High Tatras Mountains (Vysoké Tatry, Tatry Wysokie, Magas-Tátra), are a mountain range along the border of Slovakia and southern Poland in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship.Vysoké Tatry

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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
View on Bratislava castle and old town over the river Danube in Bratislava city, SlovakiaBratislava Castle
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 Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Summer, Salzburg castle in background.Mirabell Palace
Photo of The Neue Burg is part of the Vienna Hofburg and the monumental Imperial Forum it is an incomplete 19th century palace wing hosting Kunsthistorisches Museum collections.Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien: Neue Burg
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 view of The view of Hundertwasser house in Vienna, Austria.Hundertwasserhaus
Devin Castle Fortified Walls Rocks DanubiaDevín Castle
View of the High Tatras mountains from Hrebienok located in the Tatra National park, SlovakiaHrebienok
Low Tatras National Park, Liptovská Osada, District of Ružomberok, Region of Žilina, Central Slovakia, SlovakiaLow Tatras National Park
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
BACHLEDKA Ski & Sun, Ždiar, District of Poprad, Region of Prešov, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaBACHLEDKA Ski & Sun
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
A street in the Old town of Bratislava, Slovakia, leading to Michael's gate towerMichael's Gate
photo of view of Mozart statue on Mozart Square (Mozartplatz) located at Salzburg, Austria.Mozartplatz
View from above of touristic facility and lake "Skalnatá dolina" in High Tatra Mountains of SlovakiaSkalnatá dolina
Lyžiarske stredisko Tatranská Lomnica, Tatranská Lomnica, Vysoké Tatry, District of Poprad, Region of Prešov, Eastern Slovakia, SlovakiaVysoké Tatry — Hory zážitkov • Tatranská Lomnica
Haus der Natur, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaHaus der Natur
A beautiful view of a small waterfall in Slovakia, more precisely Jánošíkové Diery.Jánošíkové diery
Classic Village Viewpoint / Postcard Angle, Hallstatt, Bezirk Gmunden, Upper Austria, AustriaViewpoint Hallstatt
Trenčín (Trencin) Castle is a castle above the town of Trencin in western Slovakia. Spring nature, flowering trees, medieval castleTrenčín Castle
Salzburg Cathedral, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaSalzburg Cathedral
Čumil is the metal statue depicts plumber peeking out of open sewer manholeČumil
MirabellgartenMirabellgarten
Sad Janka Kráľa, Dvory, Petržalka, District of Bratislava V, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaSad Janka Kráľa
UFO Lookout Tower, Dvory, Petržalka, District of Bratislava V, Bratislava, Region of Bratislava, SlovakiaMost SNP (UFO Tower)
Lúčanský vodopád
Entrance to the Belianska CaveBelianska Cave
UhrturmClock tower in Graz
View on Bratislava city with St. Martin's Cathedral and Danube river, Bratislava, Slovakia.St Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava
Fatra-OP, Terchová, District of Žilina, Region of Žilina, Central Slovakia, SlovakiaMalá Fatra
Memory of MankindMemory of Mankind
Untersbergbahn GmbH, Grödig, Flachgau, Salzburg, AustriaUntersbergbahn GmbH
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
Photo of View of Hviezdoslav Square, pedestrian zone in Dolny Kubin town during sunny day in summer. Hviezdoslavovo námestie
Vrátna Malá Fatra Chleb
Klepáč mill
Old Town of Graz, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaOld Town of Graz
Marktplatz Hallstatt, Hallstatt, Bezirk Gmunden, Upper Austria, AustriaMarktplatz Hallstatt

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Day 1

Day 1 – Vienna - arrival day

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  • Vienna State Opera
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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in Austria and Slovakia begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Vienna in Austria. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Vienna for 4 nights.

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

One place travelers keep coming back to in Vienna is the magnificent Vienna State Opera. Around 49,854 visitors have rated this excellent opera house and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

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

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

Renowned as a restaurant, it offers an exceptional menu. This restaurant consistently impresses guests, ensuring a memorable addition to your holiday. Nestled in the heart of the city, is an ideal choice for discerning foodies seeking culinary excellence. Enjoy a delicious meal at die Feinkosterei Schwarz-Hirsch, a top-rated dining destination in Vienna. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Flanagans, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Puerstner. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Vienna this evening.

Keep the evening going at Kruger’s American Bar, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Josef Cocktailbar, which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks. Another option is Loos American Bar, which provides an inviting environment for unwinding after a busy day out.

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

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Day 2

Day 2 – Vienna

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Drive 9 km, 44 min

  • Hundertwasserhaus
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Prater
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On day 2, you will wake up in Vienna with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 3 nights left in Vienna before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Austria and Slovakia.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated multiple dwellings and attraction in Vienna — Hundertwasserhaus. About 20,429 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The popular Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel is another top sight in Vienna that locals and travelers often enjoy spending time at. This attraction is a well-loved sightseeing destination in the area, rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 37,411 visitors.

Prater is a spectacular park and highlight on travelers’ itineraries in Vienna, earning an impressive average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 114,084 enchanted visitors.

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

Renowned for its , this restaurant presents an outstanding menu of cuisine. This distinguished -recipient is a favorite among guests, making it a worthy addition to your holiday plans. With an acclaim, it promises a dining experience you won't want to miss. Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Vollpension, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Zum Schwarzen Kameel offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Plachutta Wollzeile. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Vienna.

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

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

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Day 3

Day 3 – Vienna

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Drive 3 km, 43 min

  • Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien: Neue Burg
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
  • Hofburg Palace
  • St Stephen's Cathedral
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Day 3 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Vienna. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien: Neue Burg. This outstanding museum and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.8 stars out of 5 from 25,581 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien: Neue Burg is worth pages in your travel diary.

The fascinating Museum of Natural History Vienna is another of the city's top attractions that will stir your curiosity. This museum and tourist destination boasts an average review score of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 33,317 travelers.

This day is also your chance to see the amazing castle, Hofburg Palace. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 47,034 travelers, a trip to this wonderful site promises a memorable experience.

The top-rated St. Stephen's Cathedral, an outstanding museum, is one place you should visit while in Vienna considering its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 103,855 travelers.

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in Austria and Slovakia, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Vienna. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

Make sure to book a table at Lebenbauer, a popular restaurant in Vienna. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Experience a taste of Vienna at Lugeck, 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 Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Vienna tonight.

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

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Day 4

Day 4 – 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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Wake up and see what day 4 of your great European road trip in Austria and Slovakia has in store for you! You will be staying in Vienna for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Something that makes Vienna the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding chapel, Belvedere Palace Chapel. This local gem has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 66,332 visitors.

The famous Schönbrunn Palace is another remarkable sightseeing hotspot in the area. As one of Vienna's most remarkable sights, there's no wonder why around 145,237 travelers have rated this incredible château and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Vienna is also home to the extraordinary Schönbrunn Palace, which boasts a 4.8 out of 5 star rating in 53,579 traveler reviews.

Another place you’ll want to visit is the captivating Tiergarten Schönbrunn. With an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from a total of 50,414 reviews, a visit to this wonderful zoo and tourist destination is truly a great idea.

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

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 Bockshorn Irish Pub, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Reinthaler's Beisl? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Salm Bräu as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Vienna.

Celebrate day 4 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Vienna, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Melk, and Salzburg

  • Salzburg
  • Laxenburg
  • Gemeinde Baden
  • Melk
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Drive 340 km, 4 hours 13 min

  • Laxenburg Castle Park
  • Kurpark Baden Stadtpark
  • Melk Abbey
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 5 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Laxenburg in Austria. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Salzburg, your home for 3 nights.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Laxenburg, 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 Vienna to Laxenburg may take around 32 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Laxenburg, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Laxenburg today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Laxenburg Castle Park. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 12,455 visitors.

When you’ve had your share of Laxenburg, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Gemeinde Baden. Your travel time is around 22 min.

A tour of Gemeinde Baden is not complete without a visit to the famous Kurpark Baden Stadtpark. This incredible park and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,816 travelers.

Set your GPS to Gemeinde Melk and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 1 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Gemeinde Melk beckons with new experiences!

One place travelers keep coming back to in Gemeinde Melk is the magnificent Melk Abbey. Around 12,473 visitors have rated this excellent abbey and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

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

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in Austria and Slovakia, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Salzburg. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

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 IMLAUER Sky - Bar & Restaurant in Salzburg, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Indian Restaurant Taj Mahal beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider WeiherWirt. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Salzburg tonight.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, Harry Bär offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two. Don’t overlook Darwin's Cafe Bar, another top-rated bar in the area.

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

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Day 6

Day 6 – Salzburg

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Drive 21 km, 1 hour 1 min

  • Hellbrunn Palace
  • Mirabell Palace
  • Mirabellgarten
  • Haus der Natur
  • Red Bull Hangar-7
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On day 6, you will wake up in Salzburg with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 2 nights left in Salzburg before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across Austria and Slovakia.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Salzburg, including the outstanding Hellbrunn Palace. Having an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 19,017 reviews, this fascinating château and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Salzburg is also home to the captivating Mirabell Palace, a local château considered one of the highlights of the city. About 26,688 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.6 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity.

The extraordinary Mirabell Gardens is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Salzburg. This extraordinary park and tourist hot spot boasts a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,148 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful Haus der Natur Salzburg will inspire you as it does to more than 500,000 travelers every year. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing science museum and attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 11,033 reviews.

Soak in Salzburg's rich culture at the fantastic Hangar-7. Further proving its status as one of the best places to visit in Salzburg is its overall rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 14,007 visitor reviews.

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

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Augustiner Bräu Mülln, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Die Weisse offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, St. Peter Stiftskulinarium is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Salzburg.

Cap off your dinner by heading to MENTOR'S BAR KULTUR, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand. StageBar Salzburg is another bar that offers an enjoyable setting. Similarly, Monkeys cafe. Bar is also a popular place to go on a night out, perfect for relaxing and socializing.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Salzburg

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Drive 2 km, 34 min

  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
  • Salzburg Cathedral
  • Mozartplatz
  • Mozart's Birthplace
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Day 7 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Salzburg. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 1 night more before hitting the road again.

In Salzburg, the extraordinary Fortress Hohensalzburg awaits. This attraction is a valued museum that boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 43,309 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Salzburg is the spectacular Salzburg Cathedral. This attraction is a catholic cathedral that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 9,882 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Mozartplatz. This local square and wonder has an overall review score of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 12,235 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Mozart's Birthplace is another attraction you might want to add to your Salzburg exploration itinerary. This museum is a popular stop among travelers in the area, as seen in its average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars in 21,779 reviews.

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

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 Afro Cafe, a highly-rated dining destination in Salzburg. If you're eager to try something different, consider Bärenwirt, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER Salzburg. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Salzburg this evening.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Schnaitl Pub after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments.

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

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Day 8

Day 8 – Salzburg, Sankt Leonhard, Lahn, Hallstatt, Gmunden, and Graz

  • Graz
  • Sankt Leonhard
  • Hallstatt
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Drive 270 km, 4 hours 28 min

  • Untersbergbahn GmbH
  • Memory of Mankind
  • Marktplatz Hallstatt
  • Viewpoint Hallstatt
  • 5 Fingers
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 8 of your multi-country journey across Austria and Slovakia. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Sankt Leonhard in Austria. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Graz where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Sankt Leonhard. This drive usually takes around 16 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated park and attraction in Sankt Leonhard — Untersbergbahn GmbH. About 4,688 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Sankt Leonhard and set your GPS to Lahn. 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 1 hour 7 min. Upon reaching Lahn, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Complement your beautiful day with a visit to a top-rated building and attraction in Lahn — Memory of Mankind. About 5,417 visitors have rated this attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Hallstatt, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Upon arrival in Hallstatt, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

A tour of Hallstatt is not complete without a visit to the famous Marktplatz Hallstatt. This incredible point of interest and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 341 travelers.

Make the most of your Hallstatt travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Panoramic Viewpoint - Hallstatt. This point of interest and unique destination is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 10,737 travelers.

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

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Graz. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

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 Molly Malone Irish Pub, a top-rated dining spot in Graz. If you're in the mood for something new, try The Thirsty Heart, another premier location with a delectable menu. You might also want to book a table at Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub. Known for its consistently satisfied patrons, it’s a perfect choice to elevate your evening in Graz.

Let the evening flow smoothly from dinner to drinks at The Churchill, a top-rated bar in the area. For other recommendations, Hops Craft Beer Pub Graz provides a perfect setting for rounding out your night with style and great drinks. Likewise, noël offers a memorable night with diverse drink options and excellent service.

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

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Day 9

Day 9 – Graz and Bratislava

  • Bratislava
  • Graz
  • More

Drive 267 km, 3 hours 12 min

  • Main square of Graz
  • Old Town of Graz
  • Kunsthaus Graz
  • Clock tower in Graz
  • Schlossberg
  • More

On day 9 of your multi-country road trip across Austria and Slovakia, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Graz in Austria. In the evening, you’ll end up in Bratislava, where you will stay for 1 night.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Graz.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Graz is the fantastic Hauptplatz, Graz. As an appreciated square and local gem in the area, Hauptplatz, Graz has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 15,716 reviews.

Next up on your agenda, you will find the extraordinary Old Town of Graz. This attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,953 visitors, so don't miss the opportunity to experience it for yourself!

Join countless others in discovering the allure of Kunsthaus Graz, a standout art museum and attraction that's captivated the hearts of many. It has a stellar rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 4,737 reviewers.

Experience the magic that has drawn so many to the doorstep of the outstanding Clock tower in Graz. This clock tower is a highly recommended attraction in the city boasting an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 7,087 visitor reviews.

Just around the corner lies the magnificent Schlossberg, a popular park and attraction many visitors enjoy. More than 19,998 people have rated this attraction an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

Bratislava welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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

As the sun sets on day 9 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Bratislava's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Austria to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Bratislava has them.

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 Dolnozemská, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Urban House is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Koliba Kamzík Bratislava. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Bratislava tonight.

Round off your dining experience by visiting Bukowski Bar, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Drink in gallery Andy, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Mirror Bar likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

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

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Day 10

Day 10 – Bratislava, District of Trenčín, Old Town, Lamač, Devín, and Zilina

  • Žilina
  • Trenčín
  • Old Town
  • Lamač
  • Devín
  • More

Drive 250 km, 4 hours 3 min

  • Most SNP (UFO Tower)
  • Sad Janka Kráľa
  • Devín Castle
  • Klepáč mill
  • Trenčín Castle
  • More

Dive into day 10 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across Austria and Slovakia. Today's main destinations are District of Trenčín in Slovakia, 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 Zilina. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

District of Trenčín’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Lamač behind. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 28 min. District of Trenčín welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Something that makes District of Trenčín the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding castle, Trenčín Castle. This local gem has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,599 visitors.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Old Town, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Devín. This drive usually takes around 18 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Old Town, including the outstanding Most SNP (UFO Tower). Having an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 7,985 reviews, this fascinating sightseeing destination and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Old Town is also home to the captivating Sad Janka Kráľa, a local park considered one of the highlights of the city. About 7,143 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.6 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity.

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

Klepáč mill is a travelers’ favorite in Lamač, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,095 visitors.

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

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

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Žilinská Kozlovna, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, SPAGO offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Reštaurácia NAROHU is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Zilina.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Kingston Bar offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Smer Klub 77 - Music Club is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Spacebar is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

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

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Day 11

Day 11 – Zilina, Liptovská Osada, Lúčky, Terchová, Dávidikovci, and Šparengovci

  • Poprad
  • Lúčky
  • Terchová
  • More

Drive 291 km, 5 hours 43 min

  • Vrátna Malá Fatra Chleb
  • Malá Fatra
  • Jánošíkové diery
  • Low Tatras National Park
  • Lúčanský vodopád
  • More

On day 11 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in Austria and Slovakia, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 1 destination, Liptovská Osada in Slovakia. When you’re not exploring the town and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Poprad, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

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

In Liptovská Osada, the extraordinary Low Tatras National Park awaits. This attraction is a valued park that boasts an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 14,694 travelers' reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Lúčky, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Poprad may take around 51 min. Upon your arrival in Poprad, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Lúčky is the fantastic Lúčanský vodopád. As an appreciated waterfall and local gem in the area, Lúčanský vodopád has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 7,214 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Terchová.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Terchová is the fantastic Vrátna Malá Fatra Chleb. As an appreciated point of interest and local gem in the area, Vrátna Malá Fatra Chleb has earned an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 2,086 reviews.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Poprad.

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

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 Restart Burger, an iconic dining spot in Poprad. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Admiral Drink Bar, a popular restaurant in Poprad. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Popradská Plzeňka, a hidden gem nestled in Poprad. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Zanzibar, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Tatran Pub Poprad is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Brick also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

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

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Day 12

Day 12 – Poprad, Vysoké Tatry - Tatranská Kotlina, Vysoké Tatry, Tatranská Lomnica, and Ždiar

  • District of Banská Bystrica
  • Vysoké Tatry
  • Tatranská Lomnica
  • Ždiar
  • More

Drive 187 km, 3 hours 26 min

  • BACHLEDKA Ski & Sun
  • Belianska Cave
  • Skalnatá dolina
  • Vysoké Tatry — Hory zážitkov • Tatranská Lomnica
  • Hrebienok
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 12 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 1 stop. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Vysoké Tatry - Tatranská Kotlina in Slovakia. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Region of Banská Bystrica, your home for 1 night.

Upon your arrival in Vysoké Tatry - Tatranská Kotlina, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

A tour of Vysoké Tatry - Tatranská Kotlina is not complete without a visit to the famous Belianska Cave. This incredible cave and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 7,103 travelers.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Vysoké Tatry. This car ride takes around 17 min.

In Vysoké Tatry, the extraordinary Hrebienok awaits. This attraction is a valued mountain hut that boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 16,722 travelers' reviews.

When you’ve had your share of Tatranská Lomnica, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Vysoké Tatry. Your travel time is around 17 min.

One of today’s main highlights is the unforgettable Vysoké Tatry — Hory zážitkov • Tatranská Lomnica. This outstanding sightseeing destination and travel destination inspires so many travelers each year. Garnering an average rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 from 12,003 travelers, a visit to the remarkable Vysoké Tatry — Hory zážitkov • Tatranská Lomnica is worth pages in your travel diary.

Take some time off from the road, it’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Region of Banská Bystrica. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

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

Renowned as a restaurant, it offers an exceptional menu. This restaurant consistently impresses guests, ensuring a memorable addition to your holiday. Nestled in the heart of the city, is an ideal choice for discerning foodies seeking culinary excellence. Enjoy a delicious meal at Bašta restaurant, a top-rated dining destination in Region of Banská Bystrica. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Limone Bistro & Wine, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at ZEUS GREEK STREET FOOD. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Region of Banská Bystrica this evening.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at Jazz Art Café Mefisto. Alternatively, go to Wine Bar "U Kemov", the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, INN Club & Café provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Region of Banská Bystrica, Bratislava, and Vienna

  • Vienna
  • Bratislava
  • More

Drive 292 km, 3 hours 24 min

  • Michael's Gate
  • Čumil
  • Hviezdoslavovo námestie
  • St Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava
  • Bratislava Castle
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 13 of your multi-country journey across Austria and Slovakia. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Bratislava in Slovakia. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Vienna where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Region of Banská Bystrica, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Bratislava. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 1 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Bratislava, including the outstanding Michael's Gate. Having an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 13,237 reviews, this fascinating city gate and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Bratislava is also home to the captivating Čumil, a local point of interest considered one of the highlights of the city. About 9,788 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.5 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity.

The extraordinary Hviezdoslavovo námestie is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Bratislava. This extraordinary square and tourist hot spot boasts a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,080 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful St. Martin's Cathedral, Bratislava will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing cathedral and attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 6,887 reviews.

Soak in Bratislava's rich culture at the fantastic Bratislava Castle. Further proving its status as one of the best places to visit in Bratislava is its overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 50,736 visitor reviews.

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

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

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 1516 Brewing Company, an iconic dining spot in Vienna. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Rinderwahn, a popular restaurant in Vienna. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant, a hidden gem nestled in Vienna. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Celebrate day 13 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Vienna - departure day

  • Vienna - Departure day
  • More
  • Stadtpark
  • More

On day 14 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Vienna before it’s time to leave.

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

On your last day in Austria, take time to indulge in shopping at Vienna’s popular marketplace. Thanks to your accommodation’s strategic location, the city’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. These souvenirs will help you treasure your memories of Austria forever.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

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

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 MARIO Pasta-Grill-Bar, another top spot with a tantalizing menu.

The time has come to say farewell to Vienna for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 14-day European road trip in Austria and Slovakia with fond memories. Safe travels!

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