3-Day Austria Weekend Getaway in Salzburg

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Enjoy the most refreshing vacation in Austria with this 3-day weekend getaway in Salzburg! Immerse yourself in the city’s energy, seeing its best sites and visiting famous landmarks.

Explore Salzburg, a city filled with music and stunning Baroque architecture. Here, you can visit Mozart's birthplace and see locations from "The Sound of Music" among historic streets and grand palaces. Set against the Alps, Salzburg's old town blends culture, history, and beautiful views, creating a rich and inviting atmosphere.

This fantastic 3-day travel plan is your chance to see the best travel destinations in Austria over the course of a weekend. You’ll stay for 2 nights in Salzburg, taking in its beauty and energy while maximizing your time in Austria.

Spend your wonderful weekend break in Austria visiting the most popular sightseeing destinations. Expect to see other remarkable attractions in Austria and get a glimpse of the country's unique history and culture.

Your accommodation will be conveniently located for easy access to many of the best places to see and do in Austria. You'll have plenty of time to stroll through local markets and shopping streets. Go souvenir shopping to your heart's content, and take a bit of Austria home with you to remind you of your vacation in Salzburg.

Your itinerary will take you to the best sights and spots in the city of Salzburg. By the end of your weekend getaway in Austria, you'll return home happy, with plenty of photos and memories to look back to and share.

This 3-day travel plan covers all you need for an amazing time in Austria. Your itinerary is customizable, giving you the opportunity to create the perfect weekend getaway in Salzburg. Add tours, tickets, and activities to each day of your itinerary and make the most of your time in Austria.

For your convenience, you can also add a car rental to your weekend getaway package to Austria. This way, you can discover hidden gems and explore Austria at your own pace.

On top of all that, you'll also have access to 24/7 travel support from your personal agent. We'll provide you with a step-by-step guide you can easily access on our mobile app, where your travel documents are stored and organized.

Booking a complete weekend getaway in Salzburg has never been this fast and easy. The best services in Salzburg fill up quickly, so select a date and start planning your weekend getaway to Austria today!

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Austria, Rainbow over Salzburg castleSalzburg / 2 nights



Photo of beautiful view of Salzburg skyline with Festung Hohensalzburg and Salzach river in summer, Salzburg, Salzburger Land, Austria.Fortress Hohensalzburg
Photo of Mirabell Palace and Gardens in Summer, Salzburg castle in background.Mirabell Palace
photo of view of Red Bull Hangar-7,Himmelreich Austria.Red Bull Hangar-7
photo of view of Mozart statue on Mozart Square (Mozartplatz) located at Salzburg, Austria.Mozartplatz
Haus der Natur, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaHaus der Natur
Stiegl-Brauwelt, Maxglan, Salzburg, AustriaStiegl-Brauwelt



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Day 1

Day 1 – Salzburg - arrival day

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  • Mozartplatz
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Your exciting weekend getaway in Austria begins as you arrive in Salzburg. Explore the city's charm while spending 2 nights at one of the best hotels and places to stay in Salzburg.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Mozartplatz, a remarkable square where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 12,302 reviews.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Salzburg. Check-in at hotels in Austria normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Salzburg offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

When it’s time to dine or unwind, Salzburg offers a wide range of restaurants and bars on your weekend trip. Take your pick from the city’s best dining and drinking spots. Savor a great meal, sip refreshing drinks, and enjoy the nightlife scene before calling it a night in Austria.

Experience a symphony of flavors at The Glass Garden in Salzburg by securing a reservation in advance. Renowned for its 1-star Michelin distinction, The Glass Garden delights its guests with its exceptional variety of meals showcasing delicious modern cuisine. For a palate-pleasing alternative, make sure to dine at Ikarus, acclaimed for its delectable creative, and modern specialties. This local 2-star Michelin establishment consistently satisfies guests, ensuring an unforgettable holiday experience. Want to go on another culinary journey? Delight your senses at SENNS. Restaurant, a top-rated restaurant known for its outstanding menu. Known as a top-rated 2-star Michelin establishment, it's a top choice for creative cuisine in the city.

Continue your lively evening at The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Harry Bär is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, Darwin's Cafe Bar ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

A quick trip to any of the popular local bars in Salzburg will enhance your travel experience in the city. Cheers to a pleasant weekend getaway in Austria!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Salzburg

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  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
  • Haus der Natur
  • Stiegl-Brauwelt
  • Red Bull Hangar-7
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As you continue your weekend adventure in Austria on day 2, the charm of Salzburg awaits. Enjoy the remaining 1 night as you continue exploring new sights and making lasting memories.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Fortress Hohensalzburg. This museum is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 43,742 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Haus der Natur. This science museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,138 reviews. Usually, around 500,000 people visit Haus der Natur every year.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Stiegl-Brauwelt. This tourist attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,649 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Red Bull Hangar-7. This architectural structure is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,220 visitors.

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.

Salzburg is filled with restaurant and bar options that fit all budgets. After a day spent exploring, choose from the city’s best dining and drinking establishments. End this day of your weekend getaway in Austria with a delicious meal and a relaxing drink.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Augustiner Bräu Mülln, a highly-rated dining destination in Salzburg. If you're eager to try something different, consider ARCOTEL Castellani Salzburg, another top spot with a tantalizing menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Stadtalm. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s an excellent choice to enhance your stay in Salzburg this evening.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, MENTOR'S BAR KULTUR stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Monkeys cafe. Bar offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. Schnaitl Pub is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

Sit back and relax as you savor every minute of your stay in Salzburg. Celebrate Austria and your 3-day weekend getaway!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Salzburg - departure day

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  • Mirabell Palace
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Your remarkable weekend getaway in Austria is about to end. Soon, you’ll say goodbye to Salzburg. Day 3 is your departure day and your chance to catch one last glimpse of the city and Austria's charming sights.

If you prefer to go sightseeing before leaving Austria, the popular Mirabell Palace is an extraordinary attraction you could visit on your last day in Salzburg.

On your last day in Austria, take time to indulge in shopping at Salzburg’s popular marketplace. Look for keepsakes or souvenirs to remind you of your trip.

Before you conclude your weekend getaway in Salzburg, drop by a top-rated restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the local food culture over a fantastic meal.

You’ll then say farewell to Austria and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of your unforgettable weekend getaway in Salzburg!

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