5-Day Austria Weekend Getaway in Salzburg

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Escape to Austria and unwind from the week's stresses with this 5-day weekend getaway to Salzburg. Enjoy the local culture and take in breathtaking views during your short break.

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 5-day travel plan is your chance to see the best travel destinations in Austria over the course of a weekend. You’ll stay for 4 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 5-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 vacation 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 / 4 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 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 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
Salzburg Zoo HellbrunnSalzburg Zoo
Salzburg Cathedral, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaSalzburg Cathedral
Stiegl-Brauwelt, Maxglan, Salzburg, AustriaStiegl-Brauwelt
Linzer Gasse Platzl, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaLinzer Gasse Platzl
Stift Nonnberg, Altstadt, Salzburg, AustriaStift Nonnberg
Sound of Music Pavilion, Hellbrunn, Salzburg, AustriaSound of Music Pavilion
Getreidegasse Street



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Day 1

Day 1 – Salzburg - arrival day

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  • Getreidegasse Street
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Your exciting weekend getaway in Austria begins as you arrive in Salzburg. Explore the city's charm while spending 4 nights at one of the best hotels and places to stay in Salzburg.

Make Getreidegasse Street your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this sightseeing destination an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 148 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.

Once you've soaked up the sights, dive into the city’s interesting culinary and social scene. Cap off day 1 of your weekend escape in Austria with a wonderful meal and a drink. Explore the best restaurants and bars in Salzburg, leaving you happy and satisfied at the end of the day.

Start your culinary exploration in Salzburg by securing a reservation at The Glass Garden. This renowned restaurant holds 1 Michelin star and offers an exceptional menu of modern cuisine. For another dining delight, visit Ikarus, celebrated for its delectable creative, and modern menu. This acclaimed 2-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. Looking for a different experience? Discover SENNS. Restaurant, a top local spot known for its tantalizing creative menu. With a 2-star Michelin recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting The Salzburg Whiskey Museum - Bar after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Harry Bär, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, Darwin's Cafe Bar also offers a great atmosphere, ensuring a night filled with enjoyment and relaxation.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible weekend getaway in Austria!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Salzburg

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  • Stift Nonnberg
  • Mozartplatz
  • Salzburg Cathedral
  • Mirabellgarten
  • Mirabell Palace
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Day 2 of your weekend escape in Austria offers another exciting opportunity to discover the wonders of Salzburg. Fuel up for adventure with a delicious breakfast and anticipate 3 nights filled with unforgettable memories.

When you're ready to see some sights, Stift Nonnberg is a great place to start. This place of worship is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,459 visitors.

Another popular attraction you can visit today is Mozartplatz. This square has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 12,302 travelers.

We also recommend a stop at Salzburg Cathedral. The catholic cathedral has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,015 visitors.

If you're keen to explore more, consider visiting Mirabell Gardens. This park is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 8,489 reviews.

Mirabell Palace is another easily accessible place to visit on this day of your trip. Stop by this château, rated 4.6 out of 5 stars in 26,975 reviews, to discover more of what makes it unique.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. Austria is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities 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.

Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Augustiner Bräu Mülln, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try ARCOTEL Castellani Salzburg? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Stadtalm as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Salzburg.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into MENTOR'S BAR KULTUR. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, Monkeys cafe. Bar offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two. Don’t overlook Schnaitl Pub, another top-rated bar in the area.

This is the perfect time to relax and enjoy your weekend getaway in Austria to the fullest. Savor every minute of your stay in Salzburg!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Salzburg

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  • Sound of Music Pavilion
  • Salzburg Zoo
  • Hellbrunn Palace
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Today marks day 3 of your relaxing weekend break in Austria. Embrace the beauty and spirit of Salzburg as you look forward to 2 nights filled with joy and adventure.

Be one of the day’s first visitors at Sound of Music Pavilion. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 778 visitors.

When you’re finished at Sound of Music Pavilion, head to Salzburg Zoo Hellbrunn. This one-of-a-kind zoo is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 11,052 reviews.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Hellbrunn Palace. This château is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 19,177 visitors.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Salzburg on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

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.

As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Austria Trend Hotel Europa Salzburg, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Restaurant Riedenburg is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Die Weisse. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Salzburg tonight.

Sit back and relax as you savor every minute of your stay in Salzburg. Celebrate Austria and your 5-day weekend getaway!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Salzburg

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  • Red Bull Hangar-7
  • Stiegl-Brauwelt
  • Haus der Natur
  • Fortress Hohensalzburg
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As day 4 continues during your relaxing weekend break in Austria, dive deeper into the charm of Salzburg. With 1 night still ahead, there's plenty more to see and do in this lovely place.

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Red Bull Hangar-7. This much-appreciated architectural structure is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 14,220 reviews.

Next up is Stiegl-Brauwelt. This tourist attraction has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 3,649 visitors.

Another top sightseeing recommendation is Haus der Natur. This science museum has been rated 4.7 out of 5 stars in 11,138 reviews. Every year, 500,000 travelers include this attraction on their travel itinerary.

Fortress Hohensalzburg is another attraction you have the opportunity to visit today. This museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 43,742 reviews.

You can learn more about Salzburg today by going on a tour. Salzburg offers many top-rated tours and unique experiences that will inspire you. You can browse and select your favorites below.

When it’s time to eat, dine at one of the best local restaurants in Salzburg and satisfy your appetite for a lovely meal. You can then enjoy the perfect end to this day of your weekend getaway in Austria at one of the best bars in the city.

Savor the flavors at St. Peter Stiftskulinarium, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Afro Cafe beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Bärenwirt. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Salzburg tonight.

Relish in novel experiences as you continue your weekend getaway in the city of Salzburg. Toast to another amazing day in Austria!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Salzburg - departure day

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  • Linzer Gasse Platzl
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Your remarkable weekend getaway in Austria is about to end. Soon, you’ll say goodbye to Salzburg. Day 5 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 Linzer Gasse Platzl 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.

This renowned restaurant holds and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine.

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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