Affordable 11-Day Relaxed Austria Road Trip Vacation from Vienna to Salzburg and Graz

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Sit back and enjoy a relaxed 11-day road trip in Austria with this laid-back self-drive vacation.

This self-drive package allows you to immerse in the local culture as you travel through the picture-perfect landscapes in Austria at a relaxed pace. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 5 nights in Vienna, 4 nights in Salzburg, and 1 night in Graz. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Austria.

Experience an easy 11-day self-drive tour across Austria with this carefully arranged travel plan. We’ll help you from the beginning to the end of your vacation in Austria so you can leave with the best road trip memories.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Austria. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Vienna, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 11-day journey across Austria and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

You’ll choose among the best hotels and places to stay in Austria. Each stop offers top-notch comfort and unique charm, designed to help you unwind and enjoy your journey. Rest assured, we’ll always offer you accommodations that fit your budget and needs, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience throughout Austria.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Austria. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Vienna State Opera in Vienna. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Schönbrunn Palace.

Traveling leisurely through Austria means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Belvedere Palace Chapel. With this travel plan, you could also soak in the atmosphere of the memorable Schönbrunn Palace. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Austria. Tours offer a special way of discovering what else Austria has to offer.

This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Austria's shopping hotspots. Here you can visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Check out all the souvenirs and gifts you can buy in the area and bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Austria.

By the end of your 11-day road trip through Austria, you’ll return home feeling refreshed and enriched by your experience. You’ll have many stories about your pleasant and relaxed road trip vacation in Austria and memories to cherish forever.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Austria. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 10 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 11 days of your self-drive road trip in Austria. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 11-day vacation in Austria and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Austria today!

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Hotel, 10 nights
Rental car, 11 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Aerial View Of Graz City Center - Graz, Styria, Austria, Europe.Graz / 1 night
Hallstatt - city in AustriaHallstatt
Bezirk Mödling - region in AustriaMödling
Laxenburg
Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg / 4 nights
Gemeinde Melk - city in AustriaMelk
Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 5 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
Museum of Natural History Vienna, Innere Stadt, Vienna, AustriaMuseum of Natural History Vienna
Photo of beautiful colorful flower clock in Stadtpark, Vienna, Austria.Stadtpark
Photo of Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Summer, Salzburg castle in background.Mirabell Palace
Photo of The Neue Burg is part of the Vienna Hofburg and the monumental Imperial Forum it is an incomplete 19th century palace wing hosting Kunsthistorisches Museum collections.Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien: Neue Burg
Photo of The medieval Clock tower Uhrturm in flower garden on Shlossberg hill, Graz, Austria.Schlossberg
Mozart's Birthplace, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaMozart's Birthplace
Photo of Hellbrunn Palace or Schloss Hellbrunn in Salzburg, Austria. Hellbrunn Palace is an early Baroque villa of palatial size in a southern district of the Salzburg city.Hellbrunn Palace
photo of view of The view of Hundertwasser house in Vienna, Austria.Hundertwasserhaus
Photo of classic view of the historic city of Graz with main square and famous Grazer clock tower in the background sitting on top of Schlossberg hill, Styria, Austria.Main square of Graz
photo of view of Red Bull Hangar-7,Himmelreich Austria.Red Bull Hangar-7
Melk AbbeyMelk Abbey
Laxenburg castles, Gemeinde Laxenburg, Bezirk Mödling, Lower Austria, AustriaLaxenburg Castle Park
photo of view of Mozart statue on Mozart Square (Mozartplatz) located at Salzburg, Austria.Mozartplatz
Haus der Natur, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaHaus der Natur
Salzburg Zoo HellbrunnSalzburg Zoo
Classic Village Viewpoint / Postcard Angle, Hallstatt, Bezirk Gmunden, Upper Austria, AustriaViewpoint Hallstatt
Salzburg Cathedral, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaSalzburg Cathedral
MirabellgartenMirabellgarten
UhrturmClock tower in Graz
Memory of MankindMemory of Mankind
Eggenberg Palace, Graz, Eggenberg, Graz, Styria, AustriaEggenberg Palace, Graz
5 Fingers5 Fingers
Stiegl-Brauwelt, Maxglan, Salzburg, AustriaStiegl-Brauwelt
Photo of the North view of Liechtenstein Castle .Liechtenstein Castle
Old Town of Graz, Innere Stadt, Graz, Styria, AustriaOld Town of Graz
photo of view of Hallstätter See,Hallstatt austria.Hallstätter See
Museum der Moderne, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaMuseum der Moderne

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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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Your slow-paced and relaxed road trip through Austria begins when you reach Vienna, where you’ll stay for a total of 5 nights.

Vienna is an outstanding hub for culture, comfort, and exploration.

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. Take your pick and make it your home during your leisurely tour of the city.

Exploring the food culture in Vienna offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

An excellent example is die Feinkosterei Schwarz-Hirsch. This restaurant offers a menu of comforting meals and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 668 customers.

Flanagans serves great food and is a favorite among hungry travelers and locals. This popular restaurant in Vienna has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,132 reviews.

Puerstner is another one of the city’s best restaurants. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,511 customers, Puerstner is sure to provide you with an unforgettable dining experience.

If you’re curious about what Vienna looks like at night, a trip to some of the best bars near your accommodation is what you need next. Experience the local nightlife at Kruger’s American Bar, our top recommendation in the city. Customers have rated this bar an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 704 reviews.

Josef Cocktailbar offers a variety of refreshing drinks and is one of the best places to relax in Vienna. This well-known city bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 508 customers.

Locals like unwinding at Loos American Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,538 customers and is a perfect place for socializing.

Free your mind of worries and enjoy your first taste of relaxation in Austria! Expect more to come as you continue this laid-back and relaxed road trip in Austria!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Vienna

  • Vienna
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Drive 19 km, 1 hour 12 min

  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Tiergarten Schönbrunn
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On day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, you'll explore the best attractions in Vienna at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Vienna, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 4 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Belvedere Palace Chapel. This incredible chapel has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 66,332 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Austria by seeing another popular site in Vienna, the wonderful Schönbrunn Palace. This château is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 66,332 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Schönbrunn Palace. This château has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 53,579 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 2 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Austria. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Vienna itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Austria extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Vienna. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Vollpension. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,641 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Zum Schwarzen Kameel, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Zum Schwarzen Kameel is rated 4.4 stars out of 5 by 4,523 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Plachutta Wollzeile. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 6,398 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Vienna and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Kleinod. This vibrant bar is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 863 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular Needle Vinyl Bar. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 774 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Roberto American Bar. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Roberto American Bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 737 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 2 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Vienna

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Drive 3 km, 41 min

  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
  • Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien: Neue Burg
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On day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, you'll explore the best attractions in Vienna at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Vienna, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous St. Stephen's Cathedral. This incredible catholic cathedral has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 103,855 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Austria by seeing another popular site in Vienna, the wonderful Hofburg Palace. This castle is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 103,855 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Museum of Natural History Vienna. This museum has received an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 33,317 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien: Neue Burg. This museum is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.8 out of 5 stars from 25,581 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 3 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Austria. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Vienna itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Austria extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Vienna. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Lebenbauer. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 517 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Lugeck, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Lugeck is rated 4.3 stars out of 5 by 4,346 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Figlmüller – Restaurant Bäckerstraße. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 15,227 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Vienna and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 3 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Vienna

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Drive 9 km, 44 min

  • Hundertwasserhaus
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Prater
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On day 4 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, you'll explore the best attractions in Vienna at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Vienna, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Hundertwasserhaus. This incredible multiple dwellings has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 20,429 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Austria by seeing another popular site in Vienna, the wonderful Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. This best-rated sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 20,429 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 4 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Austria. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Vienna itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Austria extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Vienna. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Bockshorn Irish Pub. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,158 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Reinthaler's Beisl, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Reinthaler's Beisl is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 3,346 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Salm Bräu. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 11,176 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Vienna and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 4 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 5

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

  • Salzburg
  • Laxenburg
  • Melk
  • Mödling
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Drive 340 km, 4 hours 11 min

  • Laxenburg Castle Park
  • Liechtenstein Castle
  • Melk Abbey
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Day 5 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Laxenburg. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Salzburg, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 4 nights.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Laxenburg Castle Park is waiting for you. This park has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 12,455 visitors.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Laxenburg has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Austria. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Salzburg. In Salzburg, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Austria.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Melk is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is IMLAUER Sky - Bar & Restaurant in Salzburg, one of the best restaurants in Melk. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,933 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing IMLAUER Sky - Bar & Restaurant in Salzburg.

Locals also recommend Indian Restaurant Taj Mahal as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Indian Restaurant Taj Mahal as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,149 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at WeiherWirt. WeiherWirt is another of the most popular places to eat in Melk. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 635 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar. The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 379 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Harry Bär. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 162 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to Darwin's Cafe Bar. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Darwin's Cafe Bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 658 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Salzburg

  • Salzburg
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Drive 13 km, 49 min

  • Salzburg Zoo
  • Hellbrunn Palace
  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
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On day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, you'll explore the best attractions in Salzburg at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Salzburg, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 3 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Hellbrunn Palace. This incredible château has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 19,017 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Austria by seeing another popular site in Salzburg, the wonderful Fortress Hohensalzburg. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 19,017 travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 6 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Austria. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Salzburg itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Austria extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Salzburg. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Augustiner Bräu Mülln. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,114 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Die Weisse, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Die Weisse is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 1,758 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended St. Peter Stiftskulinarium. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,642 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Salzburg and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular MENTOR'S BAR KULTUR. This vibrant bar is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 261 customers.

If you want to try a different bar, check out the popular StageBar Salzburg. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 391 customers, this bar is a great place to try some excellent liquor.

Another recommendation you shouldn’t miss is Monkeys cafe. Bar. Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks. Monkeys cafe. Bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 851 bar goers.

Enjoy the rest of day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Salzburg

  • Salzburg
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Drive 2 km, 34 min

  • Mirabell Palace
  • Mirabellgarten
  • Mozart's Birthplace
  • Salzburg Cathedral
  • Mozartplatz
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On day 7 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, you'll explore the best attractions in Salzburg at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Salzburg, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 2 nights will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Mirabell Palace. This incredible château has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 26,688 travelers.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Austria by seeing another popular site in Salzburg, the wonderful Mirabell Gardens. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 26,688 travelers.

You can then move on to the incredible Mozart's Birthplace. This museum has received an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 21,779 visitors.

Another stop you might want to add to your self-drive itinerary is the remarkable Salzburg Cathedral. This catholic cathedral is sought after by many travelers from around the world. The popular attraction has received 4.7 out of 5 stars from 9,882 visitors.

If you want to discover more, consider stopping by the famous Mozartplatz. This amazing site is a wonderful square with more than 12,235 wanderlust-filled travelers rating it an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 7 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Austria. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Salzburg itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Austria extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Salzburg. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, Afro Cafe. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,540 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Bärenwirt, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Bärenwirt is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by 3,298 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended IMLAUER HOTEL PITTER Salzburg. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,999 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Salzburg and unwind at the coolest bars in the city. Drink the night away and celebrate this day of your relaxed road trip at the popular Schnaitl Pub. This vibrant bar is rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 359 customers.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 7 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Salzburg

  • Salzburg
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Drive 13 km, 1 hour 18 min

  • Haus der Natur
  • Museum der Moderne
  • Stiegl-Brauwelt
  • Red Bull Hangar-7
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On day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, you'll explore the best attractions in Salzburg at your own pace and immerse in the city's unique local culture. Today's laid-back tour features some of the best restaurants and bars in Salzburg, where you can sample some delicious local food.

The accommodation you’ll be staying at for another 1 night will be conveniently located close to several attractions, like the famous Haus der Natur Salzburg. This incredible science museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,033 travelers, and is visited by 500,000 people every year.

Make the most of your slow-paced travel adventure in Austria by seeing another popular site in Salzburg, the wonderful Museum der Moderne. This museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 11,033 travelers and gets around 500,000 annual visits.

You can then move on to the incredible Stiegl-Brauwelt. This tourist attraction has received an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,622 visitors.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 8 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Austria. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Salzburg itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city. Add a highly recommended tour to your vacation package now and make this refreshing new day of your self-drive through Austria extra special!

After a long day exploring the popular attractions in the city, it’s time to sample the different kinds of mouthwatering foods served at the best restaurants in Salzburg. One of our top recommendations includes a selection of delicious meals on its menu, L'Osteria Salzburg. This place is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 7,440 customers.

You may also try the variety of dishes served at Mostwastl, which is an excellent choice if you want a nice place to eat near your accommodation. Mostwastl is rated 4.4 stars out of 5 by 926 customers.

You can also eat at the highly recommended Café Bazar. This amazing restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,323 food lovers.

After finishing your meal, it’s time to experience the amazing nightlife in Salzburg and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Drink up and relax in this amazing bar that serves different kinds of alcoholic beverages and cocktail drinks.

Enjoy the rest of day 8 of your relaxed road trip across Austria, and prepare for another day of unhurried adventure!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Salzburg, Gmunden, Lahn, Hallstatt, and Graz

  • Graz
  • Hallstatt
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Drive 267 km, 4 hours 7 min

  • Hallstätter See
  • Viewpoint Hallstatt
  • Memory of Mankind
  • 5 Fingers
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Day 9 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the region of Gmunden. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Graz, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Hallstätter See is waiting for you. This lake has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,523 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Panoramic Viewpoint - Hallstatt. This unique must-see tourist destination is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 10,737 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Memory of Mankind. With an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,417 visitors, this building is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding 5 Fingers. This popular top-tier point of interest and attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,932 people.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Gmunden has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Austria. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Graz. In Graz, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Austria.

After a long day of driving and exploring along your relaxed road trip route, sitting down for a well-cooked restaurant meal in Lahn is an excellent idea.

A popular restaurant we recommend you try is Molly Malone Irish Pub, one of the best restaurants in Lahn. With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 793 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing Molly Malone Irish Pub.

Locals also recommend The Thirsty Heart as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at The Thirsty Heart as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 175 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub. Flann O'Brien Original Irish Pub is another of the most popular places to eat in Lahn. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,257 customers.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the hamlet.

If you would like to celebrate your vacation with a drink, we recommend going to a place like The Churchill. The Churchill is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 249 customers and is one of the best bars you can visit tonight.

Another lively bar worth checking out tonight is Hops Craft Beer Pub Graz. This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations. The average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 359 customers gives you an idea of what to expect from this bar.

Alternatively, head to noël. This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night. Noël is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 147 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Graz and Vienna

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  • Graz
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Drive 207 km, 2 hours 43 min

  • Main square of Graz
  • Old Town of Graz
  • Clock tower in Graz
  • Schlossberg
  • Eggenberg Palace, Graz
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Day 10 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Austria gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience two places in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Graz. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Vienna, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 1 night.

When you’re ready to head to your first attraction of the day, the wonderful Hauptplatz, Graz is waiting for you. This square has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 15,716 visitors.

The next stop on your road trip vacation is Old Town of Graz. This unique top-tier point of interest is a highly recommended place to visit, rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,953 visitors.

Don’t forget to make a stop at the incredible Clock tower in Graz. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 7,087 visitors, this clock tower is one of the top sights to visit in the area.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Schlossberg. This popular park and attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 19,998 people.

Make the most of your relaxed road trip vacation by joining activities and tours that let you discover what else Graz has in store for you. There are many top-rated experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your relaxed road trip in Austria. Browse all of your options and reserve your slot before our favorites get fully booked.

Turn on some soothing tunes in the car because it’s now time to drive to the city of Vienna. In Vienna, you can choose among the best hotels and places to rest and recharge to complement your relaxed road trip experience in Austria.

With a lovely menu and an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 10,352 customers, you can’t go wrong with choosing 1516 Brewing Company.

Locals also recommend Rinderwahn as one of the top restaurants in the area. So if you’re feeling hungry, don’t forget to check out the menu at Rinderwahn as well. This local-favorite restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,045 customers.

If you feel like having something else, you could also book a table at Champions Sports Bar & Restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 635 customers.

This is the perfect place to enjoy a couple of drinks if you want to continue your celebrations.

This popular bar will bring up your mood and give you a good ending to your night.

Raise your glass in celebration and anticipation of your memorable and relaxing road trip adventure through Austria!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Vienna - departure day

  • Vienna - Departure day
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  • Stadtpark
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Day 11 of your relaxed road trip in Austria is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Vienna.

Depending on when you need to leave, you might be able to fit in some sightseeing or shopping. Embrace the beauty of Vienna once more and find some souvenirs to help you remember your time in the city. To end your relaxing road trip in Austria on top, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Stadtpark is an extraordinary attraction that is perfect for your last day in Vienna. This top sight is a popular metro station, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 27,294 visitors.

Unwind and look back at the past 11 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Vienna or just grab something light to keep you going.

Check out the menu at 7Stern Bräu. Dining at 7Stern Bräu is one of the best food experiences you can have in Vienna. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,265 customers.

Another top recommendation in Vienna is MARIO Pasta-Grill-Bar. If you go to MARIO Pasta-Grill-Bar, you can expect delicious food, a nice ambiance, and great service. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,320 customers.

Alternatively, you could also go to a place like Wienerin. If you haven’t yet, a trip to Wienerin is your opportunity to have a lovely meal before leaving the city. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 863 customers.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Vienna and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 11-day relaxed road trip in Austria is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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