Two-Week Austria Road Trip from Vienna to Linz, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Zell Am See, Schladming, and Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal

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15 days & 14 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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14 nights included
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Explore the best of Austria on a 15-day road trip! Uncover hidden gems and experience the rich culture firsthand as you journey through Vienna, Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Pernitz, Gemeinde Melk, Linz, Krenglbach, Gmunden, Hallstatt, Salzburg, Tenneck, Stadt Kufstein, Innsbruck, Lähn, Gemeinde Ehrwald, Gemeinde Patsch, Marktgemeinde Wattens, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Zell Am See, Hinterglemm, Mittersill, Krimml, Schladming, Pörtschach am Wörther See, Klagenfurt, Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal, 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, 1 night in Linz, 3 nights in Salzburg, 2 nights in Innsbruck, 1 night in Zell Am See, 1 night in Schladming, and 1 night in Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal. 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 St. Stephen's Cathedral 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, Pernitz, Gemeinde Melk, Linz, Krenglbach, Gmunden, Hallstatt, Salzburg, Tenneck, Stadt Kufstein, Innsbruck, Lähn, Gemeinde Ehrwald, Gemeinde Patsch, Marktgemeinde Wattens, Gemeinde Rohrberg, Zell Am See, Hinterglemm, Mittersill, Krimml, Schladming, Pörtschach am Wörther See, Klagenfurt, Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal, 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, 14 nights
Rental car, 15 days
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Destinations

Aerial View Of Graz City Center - Graz, Styria, Austria, Europe.Graz
Pernitz
Gemeinde Baden - city in AustriaGemeinde Baden
Stadt Kufstein - city in AustriaKufstein District
Village of Velden at lake Worther See in Carinthia,Austria.Klagenfurt
Linz, Austria. Panoramic view of the old town.Linz / 1 night
Patsch
photo of Ski resort Zell am See in Austria.Zell am See / 1 night
Lähn
Rohrberg
Wattens
Hinterglemm
Krenglbach
Hallstatt - city in AustriaHallstatt
Photo of panoramic aerial view of Schladming, Austria.Schladming / 1 night
Laxenburg
Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg / 3 nights
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
Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal / 1 night
Gmunden - city in AustriaGmunden
Innsbruck cityscape, Austria.Innsbruck / 2 nights
Krimml
Pörtschach am Wörthersee
Mittersill castle
Tenneck

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Attractions

Photo of aerial view of Schonbrunn Palace is a major tourist attraction in Vienna, Austria.Schönbrunn Palace
Photo of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Vienna, Austria.St Stephen's Cathedral
Photo of the Belvedere Palace in Vienna, Austria.Belvedere Palace Chapel
Schönbrunn_Palace_parkSchönbrunn Palace Park
Photo of a yellow pavillion in the Schonbrunn tiergarten zoological garden in Vienna, Austria.Tiergarten Schönbrunn
Photo of Vienna State Opera house in Austria on a sunny day.Vienna State Opera
Photo of Hofburg palace on St. Michael square (Michaelerplatz), Vienna, Austria.Hofburg Palace
Photo of beautiful view of Salzburg skyline with Festung Hohensalzburg and Salzach river in summer, Salzburg, Salzburger Land, Austria.Fortress Hohensalzburg
Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, KG Leopoldstadt, Leopoldstadt, Vienna, AustriaViennese Giant Ferris Wheel
Museum of Natural History Vienna, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaMuseum of Natural History Vienna
Photo of the Museumsquartier or MQ or Museums Quartier is an area in the centre of Vienna, Austria.MuseumsQuartier
Photo of beautiful colorful flower clock in Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria.Stadtpark
photo of Swarovski Crystal Worlds covered with snow in Innsbruck, Austria.Swarovski Crystal Worlds
Photo of Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Summer, Salzburg castle in background.Mirabell Palace
Photo of The 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 St. Charles's Church (Karlskirche) in Vienna, Austria at beautiful twilight.Karlskirche
Photo of Hellbrunn Palace or Schloss Hellbrunn in Salzburg, Austria. Hellbrunn Palace is an early Baroque villa of palatial size in a southern district of the Salzburg city.Hellbrunn Palace
Pyramidenkogel Tower, Keutschach am See, Bezirk Klagenfurt-Land, Carinthia, AustriaPyramidenkogel Tower
Photo of Volksgarten park and Burg theatre, Vienna, Austria.Volksgarten
photo of Golden Roof in Innsbruck Austria - architecture and nature background.Golden Roof
Photo of classic view of the historic city of Graz with main square and famous Grazer clock tower in the background sitting on top of Schlossberg hill, Styria, Austria.Main square of Graz
Photo of aerial view of the Highline 179 in Reutte, Austria.Highline179
Photo of beautiful rainbow in Krimml Waterfalls and the surroundings forest in Krimml, Austria.Krimml Waterfalls
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
Haus der Natur, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaHaus der Natur
Classic Village Viewpoint / Postcard Angle, Hallstatt, Bezirk Gmunden, Upper Austria, AustriaViewpoint Hallstatt
Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol
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
 photo of historic Fortress of Kufstein at River Inn at winter with snow in Tirol, Alps, Austria.Kufstein Fortress
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
photo of The ski-jump at Bergisel, Innsbruck in Austria.Bergisel Ski Jump
Eisriesenwelt, Werfen, Bezirk St. Johann im Pongau, Salzburg, AustriaEisriesenwelt
Innsbrucker Hofgarten
Memory of MankindMemory of Mankind
photo of view of Tyrolean Zugspitze Cable Car,Gemeinde Ehrwald Austria.Tyrolean Zugspitze Cable Car
Kurpark Baden, Gemeinde Baden, Bezirk Baden, Lower Austria, AustriaKurpark Baden Stadtpark
photo of view of Gmunden Schloss Ort or Schloss Orth in the Traunsee lake in Gmunden , Gmunden, Austria.Schloss Ort
Neuer Platz, Innere Stadt, Klagenfurt, Carinthia, AustriaNeuer Platz
Zell am see esplanade, Zell am See, Bezirk Zell am See, Salzburg, AustriaZell am see esplanade
Hohe Tauern National Park Information Centre
Eisreisenwelt Trailhead, Werfen, Bezirk St. Johann im Pongau, Salzburg, AustriaEisriesenwelt Trailhead
Old Town of Graz, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaOld Town of Graz
Reiterkogelbahn, Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Bezirk Zell am See, Salzburg, AustriaReiterkogelbahn
Europa Bridge, Gemeinde Schönberg im Stubaital, Bezirk Innsbruck-Land, Tyrol, AustriaEuropa Bridge
Dom im Berg, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaDom im Berg
Landhaus Park, Innere Stadt, Klagenfurt, Carinthia, AustriaLandhaus Park
Klagenfurt Botanical Garden, Villacher Vorstadt, Klagenfurt, Carinthia, AustriaKlagenfurt Botanical Garden
Wörtherseemandl fountain, Innere Stadt, Klagenfurt, Carinthia, AustriaWörtherseemandl fountain
Maria-Theresa Memorial

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Day 1

Day 1 – Vienna - arrival day

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

Vienna is a beautiful 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 Vienna State Opera or taking a stroll in the city center. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

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

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.

Prepare for an extraordinary culinary adventure in Vienna by booking a table at Amador, a 3-star Michelin restaurant that boasts an exceptional creative and contemporary menu. For a different flavor experience, head to Mraz & Sohn, renowned for its delectable creative dishes. This 2-star Michelin restaurant consistently wows guests, making it a memorable stop during your holiday. Looking for another option? Visit Steirereck im Stadtpark, a local gem known for its delightful creative and contemporary cuisine in Vienna. Nestled in the city's heart, this 2-star Michelin restaurant is a perfect choice for discerning restaurant-goers seeking a new experience.

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 15-day road trip in Austria!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 13 km, 56 min

  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien: Neue Burg
  • Maria-Theresa Memorial
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
  • MuseumsQuartier
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Day 2 of your road trip across Austria promises a magnificent time exploring Vienna. You have 3 nights left in Vienna. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 37,411 reviews.

Continue your journey at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien: Neue Burg. This museum is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 25,581 travelers from near and far.

Vienna is also the home of Maria-Theresa Memorial. This point of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 24,300 visitors.

You can continue your self-guided sightseeing tour at Museum of Natural History Vienna. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 33,317 visitors, a visit to this top sight is time well spent.

Lastly, don't miss out on MuseumsQuartier. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 30,180 reviews, it’s hard to refuse the opportunity to see this art museum.

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

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

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at Vollpension, 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 Zum Schwarzen Kameel, 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 Plachutta Wollzeile, a hidden gem nestled in Vienna. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into Kleinod. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, Needle Vinyl Bar offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two. Don’t overlook Roberto American Bar, another top-rated bar in the area.

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

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Day 3

Day 3 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 17 km, 1 hour 16 min

  • Hofburg Palace
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
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Day 3 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Vienna has to offer. Cherish the 2 nights you have left in Vienna by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Hofburg Palace. This castle is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Vienna, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 47,034 visitors.

Schönbrunn Palace is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 145,237 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

If it’s still bright and early, make your way to Schönbrunn Palace. Visitors have rated this château an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 53,579 reviews.

Tiergarten Schönbrunn is another unique site you can experience today. This attraction is a zoo rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 50,414 reviews.

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

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

Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at Lebenbauer, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Lugeck offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Vienna.

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 4

Day 4 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 6 km, 54 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Stadtpark
  • Karlskirche
  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
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On day 4 of your road trip, you will have an entire day to explore Vienna. You’ll stay in Vienna for 1 night and discover all the best things to see and do in the area.

Take the opportunity to see St. Stephen's Cathedral. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 103,855 visitors.

Stadtpark is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This metro station has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 27,294 travelers.

Vienna is also the home of Karlskirche. Around 21,702 people have rated this church building an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Belvedere Palace Chapel. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from a total of 66,332 reviews, a visit to this chapel is a great idea.

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

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

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.

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 5

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

  • Linz
  • Laxenburg
  • Gemeinde Baden
  • Pernitz
  • Melk
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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 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 Laxenburg, Gemeinde Baden, Pernitz, and Gemeinde Melk. In the evening, you’ll end up in Linz, where you will stay for 1 night.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Vienna and set your GPS to Laxenburg. 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 32 min. Upon reaching Laxenburg, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Laxenburg Castle Park. This much-appreciated park is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 12,455 reviews.

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

Take the opportunity to see Kurpark Baden Stadtpark. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,816 visitors.

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

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

Make sure to reserve a table at PAULS steak & veggi Linz, an iconic dining spot in Linz. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of nuba - bar with kitchen, a popular restaurant in Linz. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Fu Cheng, a hidden gem nestled in Linz. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Divino after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to Café Bar Walker for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, Solaris is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

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 6

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

  • Salzburg
  • Krenglbach
  • Gmunden
  • Hallstatt
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Drive 224 km, 3 hours 39 min

  • Zoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures
  • Schloss Ort
  • Memory of Mankind
  • Viewpoint Hallstatt
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Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 6 of your road trip in Austria. Today, you will make 4 stops and experience some of the highlights of Krenglbach, Gmunden, Lahn, and Hallstatt. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Salzburg, which will be your home away from home for 3 nights.

After soaking in Linz’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Krenglbach. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 34 min. When you arrive in Krenglbach, it's time to take a break from the road.

Take the opportunity to see Zoo Schmiding / Museum - meeting of cultures. This attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 7,420 visitors.

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 Gmunden. Your travel time is around 43 min.

Drop by the renowned Schloss Ort. This popular château has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,752 visitors.

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

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

Enjoy an outstanding dining experience at The Glass Garden, a 1-star Michelin restaurant offering an exceptional modern menu. If you are in the mood for trying an alternative dining experience, consider visiting the nearby 2-star Michelin-awardee, Ikarus, known for its delicious creative and modern cuisine. Another highly-recommended restaurant in Salzburg is SENNS. Restaurant, a renowned restaurant , known for its delicious creative menu.

If you’re not ready to end the night just yet, The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar offers a perfect venue to relax and savor a drink. Similarly, Harry Bär is well-suited for those looking to unwind in a social setting. Darwin's Cafe Bar is another excellent spot to enjoy a nightcap after a delightful meal.

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

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Day 7

Day 7 – Salzburg

  • Salzburg
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Drive 2 km, 34 min

  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
  • Salzburg Cathedral
  • Mozartplatz
  • Mozart's Birthplace
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Day 7 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Salzburg for 2 nights more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

Journey into the unknown at Fortress Hohensalzburg, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 43,309 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Salzburg Cathedral is a recommended place to visit. This catholic cathedral is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 9,882 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Salzburg is Mozartplatz. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,235 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Salzburg offers an experience you will remember.

Mozart's Birthplace is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Salzburg. This museum promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.2 out of 5 stars in 21,779 reviews.

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

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

Enjoy a delicious meal at Augustiner Bräu Mülln, a top-rated dining destination in Salzburg. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Die Weisse, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at St. Peter Stiftskulinarium. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Salzburg this evening.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like MENTOR'S BAR KULTUR, known for its lively atmosphere. StageBar Salzburg is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance. Similarly, Monkeys cafe. Bar offers an excellent atmosphere for those looking to amp up the evening.

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

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Day 8

Day 8 – Salzburg

  • 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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Day 8 of your road trip across Austria promises a magnificent time exploring Salzburg. You have 1 night left in Salzburg. Take the opportunity to experience more of the best attractions and activities in the city.

Make Hellbrunn Palace your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this château an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 19,017 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Mirabell Palace. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,688 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this château every year.

Mirabell Gardens is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This park has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,148 visitors.

When you’re finished at Mirabell Gardens, the perfect next stop is Haus der Natur Salzburg. This science museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 11,033 reviews. Haus der Natur Salzburg attracts approximately 500,000 visitors annually.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Hangar-7. This architectural structure is a top place to visit, with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 14,007 reviews.

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

As you explore more of Salzburg, 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.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Afro Cafe, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Bärenwirt offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER Salzburg is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Salzburg.

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Schnaitl Pub, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a 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 9

Day 9 – Salzburg, Tenneck, Stadt Kufstein, and Innsbruck

  • Innsbruck
  • Tenneck
  • Kufstein District
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Drive 272 km, 3 hours 58 min

  • Eisriesenwelt Trailhead
  • Eisriesenwelt
  • Hohenwerfen Castle
  • Kufstein Fortress
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Dive into day 9 of your remarkable road trip in Austria. Today you will explore Tenneck and Stadt Kufstein, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Innsbruck. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

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

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Eisriesenwelt Trailhead. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 2,263 reviews.

Continue your journey at Eisriesenwelt. This show cave is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,826 travelers from near and far.

Tenneck is also the home of Hohenwerfen Castle. This castle has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 10,089 visitors.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Tenneck, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Stadt Kufstein may take around 1 hour 35 min. Upon your arrival in Stadt Kufstein, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Kufstein Fortress. This extraordinary fortress has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 9,685 visitors.

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

As you explore more of 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.

Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Stiftskeller, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Thai-Li-Ba? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Gasthof Goldener Adler as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Innsbruck.

Keep the excitement of the evening going by going to a bar or two. Music-bar ZAPPA is an excellent place to start. You could also check out Cafe Katzung, offering a different kind of charm. A last recommendation for the day is M + M Bar - cocktail bar in Innsbruck. This bar promises an enjoyable experience with tasty drinks and a vibrant setting.

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

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Day 10

Day 10 – Innsbruck, Lähn, Gemeinde Ehrwald, Gemeinde Patsch, and Marktgemeinde Wattens

  • Innsbruck
  • Lähn
  • Ehrwald
  • Patsch
  • Wattens
  • More

Drive 239 km, 3 hours 47 min

  • Highline179
  • Tyrolean Zugspitze Cable Car
  • Europa Bridge
  • Swarovski Crystal Worlds
  • More

On day 10 of your road trip, you’ll start and end your day in Innsbruck, but spend part of the day exploring places of interest outside the immediate village. On today's itinerary, you'll find attractions in Lähn, Gemeinde Ehrwald, Gemeinde Patsch, and Marktgemeinde Wattens. You still have 1 night left in Innsbruck.

When you’ve had your share of Innsbruck, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Lähn. Your travel time is around 1 hour 24 min.

Journey into the unknown at Highline179, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 15,604 reviews.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Lähn and set your GPS to Gemeinde Ehrwald. 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 25 min. Upon reaching Gemeinde Ehrwald, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Make Tyrolean Zugspitze Cable Car your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this sightseeing destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 5,209 reviews.

After soaking in Gemeinde Ehrwald’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Gemeinde Patsch. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 14 min. When you arrive in Gemeinde Patsch, it's time to take a break from the road.

Journey into the unknown at Europabrücke, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable point of interest has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 818 reviews.

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

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

Enjoy a delicious 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.

Keep the evening going at Dom Cafe-Bar, a great choice for enjoying the after-dinner hours with a drink. You could also go to Liquid Diary, which offers a similarly pleasant setting and great drinks. Another option is Cafe Bar Moustache, which provides an inviting environment for unwinding after a busy day out.

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 11

Day 11 – Innsbruck, Gemeinde Rohrberg, and Zell Am See

  • Zell am See
  • Innsbruck
  • Rohrberg
  • More

Drive 155 km, 3 hours 8 min

  • Golden Roof
  • Innsbrucker Hofgarten
  • Bergisel Ski Jump
  • Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol
  • Zillertal Arena
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 11 of your road trip in Austria. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Innsbruck and Gemeinde Rohrberg. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Zell Am See. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Golden Roof. This extraordinary building is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 18,818 visitors.

Next, make your way to Innsbrucker Hofgarten. This top attraction is a park with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,853 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Bergisel Ski Jump. This sightseeing destination is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,647 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 11,043 travelers.

Set your GPS to Gemeinde Rohrberg and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 53 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Gemeinde Rohrberg beckons with new experiences!

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Zillertal Arena, a remarkable park where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 6,733 reviews.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Zell Am See, 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 Zell Am See's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Slow Down, a highly-rated dining destination in Zell Am See. If you're eager to try something different, consider Hotel Tirolerhof Zell am See, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Restaurant Steinerwirt. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Zell Am See this evening.

Cap off your dinner by heading to Bernsteins Bar, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand. Hotel Salzburgerhof is another bar that offers an enjoyable setting. Similarly, OFF PISTE BAR Aprés Ski Bar & Night Club Zell Am See is also a popular place to go on a night out, perfect for relaxing and socializing.

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

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Day 12

Day 12 – Zell Am See, Hinterglemm, Mittersill, Krimml, and Schladming

  • Schladming
  • Hinterglemm
  • Zell am See
  • Mittersill castle
  • Krimml
  • More

Drive 239 km, 3 hours 46 min

  • Reiterkogelbahn
  • Zell am see esplanade
  • Hohe Tauern National Park Information Centre
  • Krimml Waterfalls
  • More

On day 12 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Austria, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 4 destinations, Hinterglemm, Zell Am See, Mittersill, and Krimml. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Schladming, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Make Zell am see esplanade one of your first sightseeing stops in Zell Am See. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,006 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Hinterglemm.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Reiterkogelbahn. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,360 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Schladming, 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 Schladming's best restaurants.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at Sattler‘s, an iconic dining spot in Schladming. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Stadtbräu, a popular restaurant in Schladming. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Platzhirsch-Alm Schladming GmbH, a hidden gem nestled in Schladming. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Raise your glass to another unforgettable day in Austria!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Schladming, Pörtschach am Wörther See, Klagenfurt, and Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal

  • Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal
  • Pörtschach am Wörthersee
  • Klagenfurt
  • More

Drive 274 km, 3 hours 55 min

  • Pyramidenkogel Tower
  • Klagenfurt Botanical Garden
  • Landhaus Park
  • Neuer Platz
  • Wörtherseemandl fountain
  • 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 Pörtschach am Wörther See and Klagenfurt. In the evening, you’ll end up in Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal, where you will stay for 1 night.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Klagenfurt, 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 Pörtschach am Wörther See to Klagenfurt may take around 27 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Klagenfurt, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Make Pyramidenkogel Tower one of your first sightseeing stops in Pörtschach am Wörther See. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 18,280 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

After soaking in Pörtschach am Wörther See’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Klagenfurt. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 27 min. When you arrive in Klagenfurt, it's time to take a break from the road.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Klagenfurt Botanical Garden. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 416 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Austria. This park has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 451 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Neuer Platz. This square has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,497 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Wörtherseemandl fountain. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 229 visitors.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal. Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal 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 Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal. 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.

Esteemed as a restaurant, it features an exceptional menu.

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

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Day 14

Day 14 – Bad Sankt Leonhard im Lavanttal, Graz, and Vienna

  • Vienna
  • Graz
  • More

Drive 277 km, 3 hours 40 min

  • Schlossberg
  • Dom im Berg
  • Clock tower in Graz
  • Old Town of Graz
  • Main square of Graz
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 14 of your road trip in Austria. Today, you will make 1 stop and experience some of the highlights of Graz. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Vienna, which will be your home away from home for 1 night.

Set your GPS to Graz and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 6 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Graz beckons with new experiences!

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Schlossberg. Previous visitors have rated this park an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 19,998 reviews.

Dom im Berg is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 427 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is Clock tower in Graz. This clock tower is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 7,087 reviews.

Old Town of Graz is another outstanding experience in Graz. Around 1,953 travelers have rated this sightseeing destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

If you long for more, Hauptplatz, Graz is not far away. This square is a lovely addition to your itinerary. Previous visitors have rated it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 15,716 reviews.

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

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

Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at 1516 Brewing Company, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Rinderwahn offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant. With its reputation for pleasing customers, it’s a fantastic choice for tonight in Vienna.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Austria!

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Day 15

Day 15 – Vienna - departure day

  • Vienna - Departure day
  • More
  • Volksgarten
  • More

Day 15 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.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Volksgarten. This urban park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 18,273 reviews.

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

As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at 7Stern Bräu, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, MARIO Pasta-Grill-Bar is another top choice with a popular 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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