14-Day Austria Road Trip from Vienna to Linz, Schladming, Innsbruck, Zell Am See, Spittal a der Drau, and Graz

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Explore the best of Austria on a 14-day road trip! Uncover hidden gems and experience the rich culture firsthand as you journey through Vienna, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Melk, Pernitz, Linz, Wels, Krenglbach, Marbach, Salzburg, Schladming, Innsbruck, Gemeinde Ehrwald, Marktgemeinde Wattens, Lähn, Hintertux, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Zell Am See, Tenneck, Taxenbach, Spittal a der Drau, Klagenfurt, Pörtschach am Wörther See, and Graz. This road trip itinerary in Austria seamlessly combines exploration with relaxation.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Austria takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 5 nights in Vienna, 2 nights in Linz, 1 night in Schladming, 2 nights 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, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Melk, Pernitz, Linz, Wels, Krenglbach, Marbach, Salzburg, Schladming, Innsbruck, Gemeinde Ehrwald, Marktgemeinde Wattens, Lähn, Hintertux, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Zell Am See, Tenneck, Taxenbach, Spittal a der Drau, Klagenfurt, Pörtschach am Wörther See, 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, 13 nights
Rental car, 14 days
CDW Insurance
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Destinations

Aerial View Of Graz City Center - Graz, Styria, Austria, Europe.Graz / 1 night
Pernitz
Gemeinde Baden - city in AustriaGemeinde Baden
Wels - city in AustriaWels
Village of Velden at lake Worther See in Carinthia,Austria.Klagenfurt
Linz, Austria. Panoramic view of the old town.Linz / 2 nights
Taxenbach
photo of Ski resort Zell am See in Austria.Zell am See / 1 night
Lähn
Rohrberg
Wattens
Krenglbach
Photo of panoramic aerial view of Schladming, Austria.Schladming / 1 night
Laxenburg
Spittal an der Drau - city in AustriaSpittal a der Drau District / 1 night
Photo of panorama of Hintertux ski resort in Zillertal Alps in Austria.Hintertux
Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg
Gemeinde Melk - city in AustriaMelk
Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 5 nights
Photo of a view of the Alps from the Ehrwald, a town on the border of Germany and Austria with picturesque meadows surrounded by towering mountain ranges, including the Zugspitze.Ehrwald
Marbach
Innsbruck cityscape, Austria.Innsbruck / 2 nights
Pörtschach am Wörthersee
Tenneck

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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
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
HeldenplatzHeldenplatz
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 aerial view of the Highline 179 in Reutte, Austria.Highline179
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
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
MirabellgartenMirabellgarten
Zoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures, Krenglbach, Bezirk Wels-Land, Upper Austria, AustriaZoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures
Myra Waterfalls, Gemeinde Muggendorf, Bezirk Wiener Neustadt, Lower Austria, AustriaMyra Waterfalls
UhrturmClock tower in Graz
Zillertal Arena - größtes Skigebiet im Zillertal, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Bezirk Schwaz, Tyrol, AustriaZillertal Arena
Concentration Camp Mauthausen Memorial AustriaMauthausen Memorial
Eisriesenwelt, Werfen, Bezirk St. Johann im Pongau, Salzburg, AustriaEisriesenwelt
Innsbrucker Hofgarten
photo of view of Tyrolean Zugspitze Cable Car,Gemeinde Ehrwald Austria.Tyrolean Zugspitze Cable Car
Adler Arena Burg Landskron, Villach, Carinthia, AustriaAdler Arena Burg Landskron
Eggenberg Palace, Graz, Eggenberg, Graz, Styria, AustriaEggenberg Palace, Graz
Ehrwalder Almbahn, Gemeinde Ehrwald, Bezirk Reutte, Tyrol, AustriaEhrwalder Almbahn
Kurpark Baden, Gemeinde Baden, Bezirk Baden, Lower Austria, AustriaKurpark Baden Stadtpark
Welser Tiergarten, Wels, Upper Austria, AustriaTiergarten Wels
Neuer Platz, Innere Stadt, Klagenfurt, Carinthia, AustriaNeuer Platz
 photo of Triumphpforte at winter, Wilten, Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria.Triumphpforte
Graz Opera, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaGraz Opera
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
Reptilienzoo HappReptilienzoo Happ
Kitzlochklamm Gorge, Lend, Bezirk Zell am See, Salzburg, AustriaKitzlochklamm
Sound of Music Pavilion, Hellbrunn, Salzburg, AustriaSound of Music Pavilion
Burggarten Wels, Wels, Upper Austria, AustriaBurggarten Wels
Maria-Theresa Memorial

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Day 1

Day 1 – Vienna - arrival day

  • Vienna - Arrival day
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  • Stadtpark
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Your road trip adventure in Austria begins as soon as you reach Vienna and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Vienna for 4 nights and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the city.

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

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

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

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

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Kruger’s American Bar after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Josef Cocktailbar, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, Loos American Bar also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

Raise a toast to the start of your 14-day road trip in Austria!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 7 km, 44 min

  • Prater
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Hundertwasserhaus
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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.

When you're ready to see some sights, Prater is a great place to start. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 114,084 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. This sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 37,411 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at Hundertwasserhaus. The multiple dwellings has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 20,429 visitors.

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.

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

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

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Kleinod after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Needle Vinyl Bar, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, Roberto American Bar also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Austria.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 4 km, 36 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Heldenplatz
  • Maria-Theresa Memorial
  • MuseumsQuartier
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Day 3 of your 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.

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

Next, make your way to Hofburg Palace. This top attraction is a castle with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 47,034 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Heldenplatz. This park is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,261 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Maria-Theresa Memorial. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 24,300 travelers.

Today is also your chance to spend some time at MuseumsQuartier. This art museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 30,180 travelers.

One of the most unique ways of discovering what else Vienna has to offer is by going on a top-rated tour. Be sure to check out all the experiences Vienna offers and add your favorites to your Austria travel package 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 city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

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

Say good night to Vienna and look forward to another great day of your road trip in Austria!

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Day 4

Day 4 – 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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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.

Journey into the unknown at Belvedere Palace Chapel, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable chapel has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 66,332 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Schönbrunn Palace is a recommended place to visit. This château is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 145,237 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Vienna is Schönbrunn Palace. Rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 53,579 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Vienna offers an experience you will remember.

Tiergarten Schönbrunn is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Vienna. This zoo promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.7 out of 5 stars in 50,414 reviews.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

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

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 Bockshorn Irish Pub, a top-rated dining destination in Vienna. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Reinthaler's Beisl, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Salm Bräu. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Vienna this evening.

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

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Day 5

Day 5 – Vienna, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Melk, Pernitz, and Linz

  • Linz
  • Laxenburg
  • Gemeinde Baden
  • Melk
  • Pernitz
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Drive 282 km, 4 hours 3 min

  • Laxenburg Castle Park
  • Kurpark Baden Stadtpark
  • Myra Waterfalls
  • Melk Abbey
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On day 5 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Austria, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 4 destinations, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Gemeinde Melk, and Pernitz. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Linz, where you’ll be staying for 2 nights.

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

Drop by the renowned Laxenburg Castle Park. This popular park has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 12,455 visitors.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Laxenburg and set your GPS to Gemeinde Baden. 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 22 min. Upon reaching Gemeinde Baden, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Kurpark Baden Stadtpark. This park is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Gemeinde Baden, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,816 visitors.

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

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

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 PAULS steak & veggi Linz, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, nuba - bar with kitchen beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Fu Cheng. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Linz tonight.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, Divino offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Café Bar Walker is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Solaris is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

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 6

Day 6 – Linz, Wels, Krenglbach, and Marbach

  • Linz
  • Wels
  • Krenglbach
  • Marbach
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Drive 125 km, 2 hours 18 min

  • Zoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures
  • Tiergarten Wels
  • Burggarten Wels
  • Mauthausen Memorial
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On day 6 of your road trip, you’ll start and end your day in Linz, where you'll stay for 1 night more.

When you’ve had your share of Krenglbach, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Wels. Your travel time is around 12 min.

Take the opportunity to see Tiergarten Wels. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,855 visitors.

Burggarten Wels is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This park has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 583 travelers.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Krenglbach, 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 Linz to Krenglbach may take around 34 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Krenglbach, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Zoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures. This zoo is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 7,420 reviews.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Marbach. This car ride takes around 48 min.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Mauthausen Memorial. This museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,172 visitors.

When you’re done exploring the area’s best attractions, you’ll drive back to your accommodation in Linz.

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

This popular -awarded venue consistently exceeds expectations, ensuring a memorable holiday experience. Have a fantastic dining experience at Wia z'haus Lehner, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, ARCOTEL Nike offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, STEAKHOUSE is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Linz.

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at Exxtrablatt, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting.

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

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Day 7

Day 7 – Linz, Salzburg, and Schladming

  • Schladming
  • Salzburg
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Drive 224 km, 2 hours 58 min

  • Mirabell Palace
  • Mirabellgarten
  • Mozart's Birthplace
  • Salzburg Cathedral
  • Mozartplatz
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On day 7 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 Salzburg. In the evening, you’ll end up in Schladming, where you will stay for 1 night.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Linz and set your GPS to Salzburg. 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 30 min. Upon reaching Salzburg, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Mirabell Palace. This extraordinary château is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,688 visitors.

Next, make your way to Mirabell Gardens. This top attraction is a park with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,148 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Mozart's Birthplace. This museum is rated 4.2 out of 5 stars by 21,779 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Salzburg Cathedral. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 9,882 travelers.

Today is also your chance to spend some time at Mozartplatz. This square is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,235 travelers.

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

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

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

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

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Day 8

Day 8 – Schladming, Salzburg, and Innsbruck

  • Innsbruck
  • Salzburg
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Drive 276 km, 3 hours 48 min

  • Sound of Music Pavilion
  • Hellbrunn Palace
  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
  • Red Bull Hangar-7
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 8 of your road trip in Austria. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 1 vibrant destinations - Salzburg. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Innsbruck. You will spend 2 nights here for some 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 Innsbruck. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 5 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Take the opportunity to see Sound of Music Pavilion. This attraction has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 764 visitors.

Hellbrunn Palace is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This château has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 19,017 travelers.

Salzburg is also the home of Fortress Hohensalzburg. Around 43,309 people have rated this museum an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Hangar-7. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from a total of 14,007 reviews, a visit to this architectural structure is a great idea.

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.

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

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

After enjoying a fulfilling meal, continue your evening at music-bar ZAPPA, ideal for those looking to unwind with a drink in a comfortable setting. Alternatively, Cafe Katzung offers a welcoming atmosphere for easing into the nightlife. Similarly, M + M Bar - cocktail bar in Innsbruck provides an excellent environment for a relaxed and enjoyable evening.

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

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Day 9

Day 9 – Innsbruck, Gemeinde Ehrwald, Marktgemeinde Wattens, and Lähn

  • Innsbruck
  • Ehrwald
  • Wattens
  • Lähn
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Drive 232 km, 3 hours 52 min

  • Highline179
  • Tyrolean Zugspitze Cable Car
  • Ehrwalder Almbahn
  • Swarovski Crystal Worlds
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Greet day 9 of your road trip in Austria with a smile and start your day with a hearty breakfast. You will return to Innsbruck for your remaining 1 night in the city later today, but first, it’s time for some exploring! On the agenda for this day, you’ll find only the best things to see and do in Gemeinde Ehrwald, Marktgemeinde Wattens, and Lähn.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Gemeinde Ehrwald. This car ride takes around 25 min.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Tyrolean Zugspitze Cable Car. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 5,209 reviews.

Continue your journey at Ehrwalder Almbahn. This park is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,453 travelers from near and far.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Gemeinde Ehrwald, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Marktgemeinde Wattens. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 26 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Journey into the unknown at Swarovski Kristallwelten, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable museum has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 29,831 reviews.

After soaking in Innsbruck’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Lähn. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 24 min. When you arrive in Lähn, it's time to take a break from the road.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Highline179, a remarkable point of interest where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 15,604 reviews.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll return to Innsbruck and your accommodation.

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

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 Café Central, a highly-rated dining destination in Innsbruck. If you're eager to try something different, consider Glorious Bastards Innsbruck, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Limerick Bills Irish Pub. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Innsbruck this evening.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at Dom Cafe-Bar. Alternatively, go to Liquid Diary, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Cafe Bar Moustache provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

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

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Day 10

Day 10 – Innsbruck, Hintertux, Gemeinde Rohrberg, and Zell Am See

  • Zell am See
  • Hintertux
  • Innsbruck
  • Rohrberg
  • More

Drive 208 km, 3 hours 57 min

  • Triumphpforte
  • Golden Roof
  • Innsbrucker Hofgarten
  • Zillertal Arena
  • Hintertuxer Gletscher
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 10 of your road trip in Austria. Today, you will make 3 stops and experience some of the highlights of Hintertux, Innsbruck, and Gemeinde Rohrberg. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Zell Am See, which will be your home away from home for 1 night.

Hintertux’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Gemeinde Rohrberg behind. This drive usually takes around 36 min. Hintertux welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Hintertuxer Gletscher. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 11,182 reviews.

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

Take the opportunity to see Triumphpforte. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,411 visitors.

Golden Roof is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This building has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 18,818 travelers.

Innsbruck is also the home of Innsbrucker Hofgarten. Around 5,853 people have rated this park an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

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

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

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 Slow Down, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Hotel Tirolerhof Zell am See offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Restaurant Steinerwirt. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Zell Am See.

Keep the evening going at Bernsteins Bar, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Hotel Salzburgerhof, which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks. Another option is OFF PISTE BAR Aprés Ski Bar & Night Club Zell Am See, which provides an inviting environment for unwinding after a busy day out.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Austria!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Zell Am See, Tenneck, Taxenbach, and Spittal an der Drau

  • Spittal a der Drau District
  • Tenneck
  • Zell am See
  • Taxenbach
  • More

Drive 177 km, 3 hours

  • Zell am see esplanade
  • Kitzlochklamm
  • Eisriesenwelt
  • Eisriesenwelt Trailhead
  • Hohenwerfen Castle
  • More

Dive into day 11 of your remarkable road trip in Austria. Today you will explore Tenneck, Zell Am See, and Taxenbach, 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.

Set your GPS to Tenneck and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 44 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Tenneck beckons with new experiences!

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Eisriesenwelt. Previous visitors have rated this show cave an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 5,826 reviews.

Eisriesenwelt Trailhead is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 2,263 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is Hohenwerfen Castle. This castle is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 10,089 reviews.

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

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Zell am see esplanade. This much-appreciated park is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in 3,006 reviews.

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

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

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 Schnitzelwelt, an iconic dining spot in Spittal a der Drau. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of China-Restaurant Shanghai, a popular restaurant in Spittal a der Drau. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Gasthof Brückenwirt, a hidden gem nestled in Spittal a der Drau. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Continue your evening by exploring the vibrant nightlife scene at Christof's Vespa Café Bernstein, a prime destination for a thrilling night out.

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

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Day 12

Day 12 – Spittal an der Drau, Klagenfurt, Villach, Pörtschach am Wörther See, and Graz

  • Graz
  • Klagenfurt
  • Pörtschach am Wörthersee
  • More

Drive 226 km, 3 hours 29 min

  • Adler Arena Burg Landskron
  • Pyramidenkogel Tower
  • Reptilienzoo Happ
  • Neuer Platz
  • More

On day 12 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Austria, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Klagenfurt, Villach, and Pörtschach am Wörther See. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Graz, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

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

Make Reptilienzoo Happ your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this zoo an average of 4.1 out of 5 stars in 2,217 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Neuer Platz. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,497 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this square every year.

Villach welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Adler Arena Burg Landskron. Previous visitors have rated this zoo an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 4,691 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.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Graz's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic 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 Molly Malone Irish Pub, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try The Thirsty Heart? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Graz.

Continue your lively evening at The Churchill, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Hops Craft Beer Pub Graz is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, noël ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

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

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Day 13

Day 13 – Graz and Vienna

  • Vienna
  • Graz
  • More

Drive 208 km, 3 hours 8 min

  • Main square of Graz
  • Graz Opera
  • Schlossberg
  • Clock tower in Graz
  • Eggenberg Palace, Graz
  • More

On day 13 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 Graz. In the evening, you’ll end up in Vienna, where you will stay for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Graz, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Vienna. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 13 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Make Hauptplatz, Graz one of your first sightseeing stops in Graz. Rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 15,716 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Graz Opera is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This opera house is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,085 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Schlossberg. This park has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 19,998 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to Clock tower in Graz. A trip to this popular clock tower is also your opportunity to see if it lives up to the reputable 4.8 out of 5-star rating as given by 7,087 previous visitors.

Another top place to visit is Schloss Eggenberg. This museum enjoys an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,626 local and international travelers.

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

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

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 1516 Brewing Company, a highly-rated dining destination in Vienna. If you're eager to try something different, consider Rinderwahn, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Vienna this evening.

As the day draws to a close, take a moment to unwind and prepare for the next exciting chapter of your road trip in in Austria.

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Day 14

Day 14 – Vienna - departure day

  • Vienna - Departure day
  • More
  • Vienna State Opera
  • More

Day 14 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.

Maximize your last day in Austria and go on a shopping spree in Vienna’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in Austria, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery. Bring a bit of Austria home with you through these charming souvenirs.

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

This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. This acclaimed -recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. With a recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider MARIO Pasta-Grill-Bar, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu.

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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