9-Day Austria road trip from Linz to Salzburg, Graz, and Vienna

Photo of Linz city centre and Danube river aerial panoramic view in Austria.
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9 days & 8 nights
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Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 9-day road trip through Austria.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Austria. With this perfectly planned travel package, you will stay 2 nights in Linz, 2 nights in Salzburg, 1 night in Graz, and 3 nights in Vienna, experiencing the ultimate road trip in Austria. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Linz, Salzburg, Graz, and Vienna. We'll help you experience the best 9 days in Austria you can imagine so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Linz, you'll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you'll be off to discover some of the most popular attractions in Austria, including the stunning Schönbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral.

You'll have an extensive selection of accommodations to choose from throughout your road trip. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, catering to all budgets. Whether you're in the mood for luxurious five-star hotels or cozy, budget-friendly accommodations, we've got you covered.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights in Austria. From the magnificent Belvedere Palace Chapel to the breathtaking Schönbrunn Palace and Vienna State Opera, your journey will take you on a thrilling adventure through some of the most iconic travel destinations in the country. Your discovery doesn't end there. Make sure to marvel at the remarkable Tiergarten Schönbrunn and learn more about the unique Prater to truly immerse yourself in the local culture. As you hit the open road and drive through Linz, Salzburg, Graz, and Vienna, you'll also have plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Austria. Whether you're exploring enchanting small towns, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there's always something new and exciting to experience in Austria.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Austria. You'll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you'll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Austria.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you multiple opportunities to look for souvenirs to memorialize your road trip in Austria.

You'll return home having experienced the very best of everything Austria has to offer. Each twist and turn of the journey adds a unique charm to your travel tales.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Austria. You'll be booked at the best hotels for 8 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 8 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You'll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. Make your vacation in Austria extra special by adding tours and tickets to each day of your itinerary.

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

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Included

Hotel, 8 nights
Rental car, 9 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Linz, Austria. Panoramic view of the old town.Linz / 2 nights
Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 3 nights
Aerial View Of Graz City Center - Graz, Styria, Austria, Europe.Graz / 1 night
Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg / 2 nights

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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 Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Summer, Salzburg castle in background.Mirabell Palace
Photo of The medieval Clock tower Uhrturm in flower garden on Shlossberg hill, Graz, Austria.Schlossberg
Mozart's Birthplace, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaMozart's Birthplace
Photo of Hellbrunn Palace or Schloss Hellbrunn in Salzburg, Austria. Hellbrunn Palace is an early Baroque villa of palatial size in a southern district of the Salzburg city.Hellbrunn Palace
Photo of classic view of the historic city of Graz with main square and famous Grazer clock tower in the background sitting on top of Schlossberg hill, Styria, Austria.Main square of Graz
photo of view of Red Bull Hangar-7,Himmelreich Austria.Red Bull Hangar-7
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
MirabellgartenMirabellgarten
UhrturmClock tower in Graz
Photo of Ars Electronica Center.Ars Electronica Center
Linz’s main square, Innere Stadt, Linz, Upper Austria, AustriaLinz’s main square
Eggenberg Palace, Graz, Eggenberg, Graz, Styria, AustriaEggenberg Palace, Graz
The New CathedralNew Cathedral, Linz
Zoo Linz, Pöstlingberg, Linz, Upper Austria, AustriaZoo Linz
Grottenbahn, Pöstlingberg, Linz, Upper Austria, AustriaGrottenbahn am Pöstlingberg
photo of view of Franz-Josef-Warte, Freinberg, Linz, Austria.Franz-Josef-Warte, Freinberg
Maria-Theresa Memorial

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Day 1

Day 1 – Linz - arrival day

  • Linz - Arrival day
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  • Linz’s main square
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Your road trip adventure in Austria begins as soon as you reach the incredible city of Linz. You’ll stay in Linz for 2 nights, experiencing all the best things to do and see in the city.

Linz has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Linz’s main square. This attraction is a must-see tourist destination and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,238 visitors.

When you're done sightseeing for the day, you'll check in at one of the best hotels or places to stay in the city. Your stay promises to be a delightful continuation of your exploration, providing comfort and tranquility to recharge for the adventures that lie ahead.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Linz, ÄNGUS Downtown. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,173 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Linz is STEAKHOUSE. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,236 customers.

Locals recommend Teesalon Madame Wu as one of the best restaurants in the city of Linz. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 833 customers.

Linz also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Linz is PAULS steak & veggi Linz. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,954 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Linz is CUCINA. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 840 customers.

Locals also enjoy Café Bar Walker. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 842 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 9-day vacation in Austria!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Salzburg

  • Linz
  • Salzburg
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Drive 146 km, 2 hours 7 min

  • Ars Electronica Center
  • Grottenbahn am Pöstlingberg
  • Zoo Linz
  • New Cathedral, Linz
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As you rise to greet the dawn on day 2 of your epic road trip in Austria, you'll awaken to the bustling city of Linz. Today, you'll hit the road once again, setting off on a journey towards the stunning city of Salzburg. You’ll stay in Salzburg for 2 nights. But before you begin your drive, we recommend taking the time to explore some of Linz’s must-see attractions and local hotspots.

If you’re curious to see more of Linz, start your day with a visit to the amazing Ars Electronica Center. This much-appreciated art museum and attraction is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 5,491 visitors.

You could also stop at another of the best local travel destinations in the area, the fascinating Grottenbahn am Pöstlingberg. This grottenbahnen and spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,678 visitors.

We also recommend you spend some time at the popular Zoo Linz to make the most of your road trip across Austria. The spectacular Zoo Linz is a zoo that has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,440 visitors.

The lovely New Cathedral, Linz is yet another attraction you could pay a visit. Around 4,676 visitors have left this cathedral average ratings of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

After soaking up all the sights and sounds that Linz has to offer, you'll be ready to hit the open road and continue your unforgettable road trip towards the city of Salzburg. Salzburg offers plenty of options for top-rated hotels and other places to stay that fit all travel budgets.

After you’ve settled into your accommodation, we recommend a dinner at the popular Indian Restaurant Taj Mahal. This popular restaurant is one of the locals’ most recommended restaurants in the city, with ratings of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 3,149 reviews.

The remarkable Bärenwirt is another top restaurant in Salzburg we recommend. This restaurant offers an unforgettable dining experience and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,298 customers.

If you would rather go somewhere else, the famous Zwettler's Wirtshaus is also an excellent choice. This well-loved restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,457 customers.

After your meal, we recommend you drink at one of the best bars in Salzburg, the fantastic Monkeys cafe. Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 851 customers.

To end your night the best way possible, we recommend going to the wonderful Darwin's Cafe Bar. This bar offers a great variety of drinks and has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 658 customers.

Another bar with a great atmosphere is Murphy's Law Irish Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 615 customers, so don’t forget to check this one out as well!

Celebrate another amazing vacation day filled with adventure in Austria!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Salzburg

  • Salzburg
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Drive 12 km, 1 hour 4 min

  • Red Bull Hangar-7
  • Mirabell Palace
  • Mirabellgarten
  • Mozartplatz
  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
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On day 3 of your road trip across Austria, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Salzburg. You’ll stay in Salzburg for 1 night, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the arte Hotel Salzburg, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Salzburg. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 7,303 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Salzburg is the 5-star Hyperion Hotel Salzburg. The hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,298 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Salzburg is the 3-star Austria Trend Hotel Salzburg Messe. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 3,480 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the city of Salzburg, like the outstanding Hangar-7. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,007 visitors.

Mirabell Palace is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Salzburg. This incredible attraction is a château and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,688 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Salzburg is the extraordinary Mirabell Gardens. This park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 8,148 reviews.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Mozartplatz. Around 12,235 visitors have given this square an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Today you'll also have the opportunity to spend some time at the fantastic Fortress Hohensalzburg. Fortress Hohensalzburg is a popular museum, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 43,309 travelers.

Come to Salzburg prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Salzburg.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Café Bazar, after your day of exploring the city of Salzburg. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,323 customers.

IMLAUER Sky - Bar & Restaurant in Salzburg is another of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,933 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Salzburg is Braurestaurant IMLAUER. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,858 customers.

Locals recommend Celtic Spirit, one of the best bars in the city of Salzburg, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 504 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Salzburg, The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 379 customers.

Red Bull Hangar-7 is also one of the best bars in the city of Salzburg. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,007 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Austria.

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Day 4

Day 4 – Hallstatt and Graz

  • Salzburg
  • Graz
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Drive 262 km, 3 hours 56 min

  • Mozart's Birthplace
  • Haus der Natur
  • Hellbrunn Palace
  • Viewpoint Hallstatt
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Rise and shine on day 4 of your road trip in Austria. Today, you'll wake up in Salzburg and embark on a scenic drive to Graz, where you'll stay at one of the best hotels for 1 night. Seize the opportunity to explore spectacular attractions in Salzburg before you reach your end destination for the day.

It’s hard not to feel excited about visiting attractions in a destination as lovely as Salzburg. When you’re eager to explore the city and nearby areas, we recommend visiting some local favorites, such as the wonderful Mozart's Birthplace. This attraction is a museum that has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 21,779 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Haus der Natur Salzburg. This attraction, a beloved science museum, has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,033 visitors. Haus der Natur Salzburg welcomes around 500,000 yearly visitors.

If you have time, another site you could explore in Salzburg is the stunning Hellbrunn Palace. This château and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 19,017 visitors.

One of the most popular attractions you can visit is the remarkable Panoramic Viewpoint - Hallstatt. This attraction is a top-tier point of interest that has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 10,737 visitors.

We recommend you end the day with a dinner at a popular restaurant near your accommodation, like Burger Factory. This restaurant offers various delicious and comforting meals and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,822 customers.

Locals also recommend Ginko, another of the best restaurants in Graz. Ginko is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,319 customers.

If you feel like having something else, check out the menu at Steak Boutique. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 772 customers and is a great place to enjoy a lovely meal.

After dinner, visit dreizehn by Gauster to enjoy a couple of drinks and relax. This bar is one of the best in Graz, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 500 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub. This bar is a great spot to meet new friends and celebrate your vacation. Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,257 customers.

Gösser Bräu Graz is another bar locals often recommend. This bar offers a great variety of snacks and drinks and is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,327 customers.

End your day by raising your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure in Austria, and look forward to more great days to come!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Laxenburg and Vienna

  • Graz
  • Vienna
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Drive 215 km, 2 hours 59 min

  • Main square of Graz
  • Clock tower in Graz
  • Schlossberg
  • Eggenberg Palace, Graz
  • Laxenburg Castle Park
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Day 5 of your road trip through Austria is your chance to discover two places in one day, the city of Graz and the city of Laxenburg. Get ready to experience some of the most famous attractions in the area!

One of the best places to visit in the city of Graz is the amazing Hauptplatz, Graz. This attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 15,716 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Clock tower in Graz. This clock tower and travel destination has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 7,087 visitors.

Schlossberg is another popular attraction you can explore in the city of Graz. This well-known attraction, a spectacular park, has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from over 19,998 reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the city of Graz is Schloss Eggenberg. This attraction is an amazing museum and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,626 visitors.

Joining a top-rated tour in Graz is another excellent way to spend your new day in Austria. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Austria’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets.

With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Austria’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Austria’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Laxenburg Castle Park in the city of Laxenburg for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a park and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 12,455 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Vienna.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Bockshorn Irish Pub, one of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,158 customers.

Locals also recommend die Feinkosterei Schwarz-Hirsch as one of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna. Die Feinkosterei Schwarz-Hirsch is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 668 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna is Lebenbauer. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 517 customers.

After dinner, visit Needle Vinyl Bar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Vienna. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 774 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Josef Cocktailbar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 508 customers.

Alternatively, 1516 Brewing Company is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Vienna. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 10,352 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 19 km, 1 hour 12 min

  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
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On day 6 of your road trip across Austria, you’ll have the perfect day exploring the wonderful city of Vienna. You’ll stay in Vienna for 2 nights, meaning you have plenty of time to discover the best things to see and do in the area.

We recommend you stay at the Leonardo Hotel Vienna, one of the best 4-star hotels in the city of Vienna. This hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 12,720 guests.

The best luxury hotel option in the city of Vienna is the 5-star Ambassador. The hotel is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 7,241 guests.

One of the best hotels we recommend in the city of Vienna is the 3-star the niu Franz. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,612 guests.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best alternatives if these hotels are not available.

You'll have easy access to popular travel destinations in the city of Vienna, like the outstanding Belvedere Palace Chapel. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 66,332 visitors.

Schönbrunn Palace is another popular attraction you could visit in the city of Vienna. This incredible attraction is a château and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 145,237 visitors.

One of the best attractions you could visit in the city of Vienna is the extraordinary Schönbrunn Palace. This château is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 53,579 reviews.

As the day moves along, one attraction you’ll probably want to visit is the incredible Tiergarten Schönbrunn. Around 50,414 visitors have given this zoo an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

Come to Vienna prepared by adding some tours and tickets to your vacation package. Book a popular and budget-friendly activity you can do on this day in Vienna.

After a day of exploring, try one of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna.

We recommend you eat at a delicious restaurant that locals enjoy, like Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße, after your day of exploring the city of Vienna. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 15,227 customers.

Café Landtmann is another of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 13,586 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna is Salm Bräu. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 11,176 customers.

Locals recommend 7Stern Bräu, one of the best bars in the city of Vienna, for a refreshing evening drink to finish your day. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,265 customers.

Alternatively, you could choose another of the most popular bars in the city of Vienna, Zum Schwarzen Kameel. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,523 customers.

Flanagans is also one of the best bars in the city of Vienna. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 3,132 customers.

It's a perfect place to relax and enjoy another amazing evening in Austria.

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Day 7

Day 7 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 8 km, 39 min

  • Prater
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Stadtpark
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Day 7 of your road trip will take you to the best attractions Vienna has to offer. Cherish the 1 night you have left in Vienna by discovering the best things there are to see and do in the city.

There are plenty of attractions, markets, and restaurants for you to experience today in the city of Vienna. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions you won't want to miss.

You'll be able to visit more of the best travel destinations in the city of Vienna, like the extraordinary Prater. This attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 114,084 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations in Vienna is the spectacular Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. This attraction is a top-tier point of interest and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 37,411 visitors.

You could then travel to the amazing Stadtpark. This metro station has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 27,294 visitors.

This is a popular destination among visitors in Vienna.

Your discovery of Vienna does not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Vienna on this day of your trip.

After a long day of exploring some of the most popular attractions in Austria, be sure to eat at Plachutta Wollzeile, which is considered one of the best restaurants in the city of Vienna. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,398 customers.

Alternatively, another of the top restaurants in the city of Vienna is the popular Vollpension. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,641 customers.

Another great restaurant we recommend in the city of Vienna is Lugeck. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,346 customers.

When you’ve finished your meal, Crossfield's Australian Pub is one of the best bars in the city of Vienna for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,326 customers.

Loos American Bar is another of the most popular bars in the city of Vienna. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,538 customers.

Alternatively, a great bar that locals enjoy in the city of Vienna is Kleinod. Kleinod has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 863 customers.

Stopping at one of these popular bars is the perfect way to celebrate another incredible day in the magical city of Vienna!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Vienna and Linz

  • Vienna
  • Linz
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Drive 185 km, 2 hours 34 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Vienna State Opera
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Maria-Theresa Memorial
  • MuseumsQuartier
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Day 8 of your road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You'll start your day with some exploring in the city of Vienna and end it at a top-rated hotel in the city of Linz. You will stay in Linz for 1 night. Have a hearty breakfast and get excited for a wonderful day ahead!

One of the best places to visit today in Vienna is the amazing St. Stephen's Cathedral. This attraction is a catholic cathedral that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 103,855 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible opera house, Vienna State Opera. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 49,854 visitors, this attraction is one of the top sights in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the Vienna is the outstanding Hofburg Palace. This popular castle and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 47,034 visitors.

The spectacular Maria-Theresa Memorial is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating must-see tourist destination and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 24,300 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic MuseumsQuartier. This attraction is a popular art museum that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 30,180 visitors.

You can make the most of your new day in Vienna by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else the city has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Austria. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before it's too late.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Linz, where you will access the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Front Food, one of the best restaurants in the city of Linz. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 801 customers.

Locals also recommend tiktak café as one of the best restaurants in the city of Linz. Tiktak café is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 791 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Linz is Miyako Ramen. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 661 customers.

After dinner, visit Chelsea Pub, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Linz. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 680 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Hotel Schwarzer Bär. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 872 customers.

Alternatively, Solaris is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Linz. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 263 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Linz - departure day

  • Linz - Departure day
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  • Franz-Josef-Warte, Freinberg
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Day 9 of your road trip in Austria is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Linz before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Franz-Josef-Warte, Freinberg is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Linz. This cultural property and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 365 visitors.

Take a stroll along the main shopping streets of Linz and find some souvenirs to remind you of your road trip in Austria.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Linz at Fu Cheng before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 577 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Restaurant Rauner for your last chance at a meal in the city of Linz. The Restaurant Rauner restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,360 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Gelbes Krokodil. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,305 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Linz. We wish you a pleasant journey home, with many wonderful memories of your unforgettable vacation in Austria!

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