5-Day Austria Weekend Getaway in Vienna

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

Vienna is celebrated for its elegance and rich musical heritage, resonating with the melodies of Mozart and Beethoven. This city invites visitors to explore imperial treasures like Schönbrunn and the Hofburg palaces, which reflect its glorious past. Enhanced by charming coffee houses, a vibrant cultural scene, and stunning Baroque architecture, Vienna is the perfect destination for lovers of history, art, and architectural beauty.

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 Vienna, 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 Vienna.

Your itinerary will take you to the best sights and spots in the city of Vienna. 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 Vienna. 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 Vienna has never been this fast and easy. The best services in Vienna fill up quickly, so select a date and start planning your weekend getaway to Austria today!

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Church Heiliger Franz of Assisi at Mexikoplatz, Vienna, Austria.Vienna / 4 nights



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 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
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 the enchanting Haus des Meeres public aquarium in Vienna's Esterhazy Park, Austria.Haus des Meeres
photo of view of The view of Hundertwasser house in Vienna, Austria.Hundertwasserhaus
The historic Technical Museum of Vienna opened in 1918. Build under the regency of Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria.Technical Museum Vienna



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Day 1

Day 1 – Vienna - arrival day

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

Drop by the renowned Vienna State Opera. This popular opera house has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 50,516 visitors.

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

Transform your weekend getaway in Austria into a memorable experience by exploring the fantastic restaurants and bars in Vienna. Dive into the city’s diverse dining and drinking spots to savor its local flavors and enjoy a friendly atmosphere.

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

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Tapete Bar, known for its lively atmosphere. Star Inn Hotel Wien Schönbrunn is another top recommendation that provides the perfect setting with well-crafted drinks and a welcoming ambiance. Similarly, Kruger’s American Bar offers an excellent atmosphere for those looking to amp up the evening.

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

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Day 2

Day 2 – Vienna

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  • Hundertwasserhaus
  • Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel
  • Prater
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Welcome to day 2 of your exciting weekend getaway in Austria. Today, let Vienna reveal more of its personality as you visit its best spots. Relish the remaining 3 nights of your vacation as you dive deeper into this captivating destination.

Kick off the day at Hundertwasser House, a top pick for today’s sightseeing. This multiple dwellings is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 21,195 reviews.

Today is also your chance to visit Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel. Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel is a sightseeing destination with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 38,136 reviews.

Prater is another top attraction we highly recommend you visit today. This park is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 115,600 visitors.

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.

Once you've soaked up the sights, dive into the city’s interesting culinary and social scene. Cap off day 2 of your weekend escape in Austria with a wonderful meal and a drink. Explore the best restaurants and bars in Vienna, leaving you happy and satisfied at the end of the day.

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

Extend your evening after a delightful meal by visiting Miranda Bar, which offers the perfect atmosphere for a night out. Moreover, Josef Cocktailbar is another popular option for a drink or two. Likewise, Roberto American Bar II also provides a great ambiance for reminiscing about the day and raising a toast to your vacation.

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

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Day 3

Day 3 – Vienna

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  • Belvedere Palace Chapel
  • St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Hofburg Palace
  • Museum of Natural History Vienna
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Today marks day 3 of your relaxing weekend break in Austria. Embrace the beauty and spirit of Vienna as you look forward to 2 nights filled with joy and adventure.

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Belvedere Palace. Previous visitors have rated this chapel an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 67,468 reviews.

St. Stephen's Cathedral is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This catholic cathedral is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 105,471 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is Hofburg. This castle is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 47,614 reviews.

Museum of Natural History Vienna is another outstanding experience in Vienna. Around 33,817 travelers have rated this museum an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

There are plenty of experiences you can choose from in Austria that will add excitement to your vacation. When you’re keen to discover what else Vienna has in store for you, use this day to go on a tour. Scroll down and select tours and activities to include on your itinerary for the day.

A weekend getaway in Austria isn't complete without experiencing the food and nightlife scene in Vienna. Fortunately, the city has many fantastic bars and restaurants that cater to all travel budgets.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Puerstner, a top-rated dining destination in Vienna. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Vollpension, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at Zum Schwarzen Kameel. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Vienna this evening.

To truly maximize your evening out, consider visiting Bar after dinner. This bar is known for offering some of the best drinks and vibes in the city. Alternatively, head to Loos American Bar, another bar with an inviting ambiance. Similarly, Brandauer Bierstube 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 4

Day 4 – Vienna

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  • Schönbrunn Palace
  • Schönbrunn Palace Park
  • Technical Museum Vienna
  • Haus des Meeres
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As day 4 continues during your relaxing weekend break in Austria, dive deeper into the charm of Vienna. With 1 night still ahead, there's plenty more to see and do in this lovely place.

Journey into the unknown at Schönbrunn Palace, a unique attraction awaiting your visit. This remarkable château has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 147,071 reviews.

When you’re ready to continue your sightseeing, Schönbrunn Palace Park is a recommended place to visit. This château is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 54,108 reviews.

Another must-see attraction in Vienna is Technical Museum Vienna. Rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 13,235 travelers, this popular tourist destination in Vienna offers an experience you will remember.

Haus des Meeres is another popular stop on travelers' itineraries in Vienna. This public aquarium promises memorable moments of exploring. Other travelers have rated this attraction 4.6 out of 5 stars in 24,609 reviews.

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

Vienna 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.

Savor the flavors at Plachutta Wollzeile, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Blue Box beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Lebenbauer. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Vienna tonight.

Round off your dining experience by visiting 1010 Bar Cafe Vienna, a prime location for a drink. Alternatively, explore the distinctive characteristics of Wunder-Bar, a bar catering to every mood and preference. Roo Bar Australian Pub likewise offers a unique atmosphere, perfect for a memorable night out.

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

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Day 5

Day 5 – Vienna - departure day

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  • Stadtpark
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Your remarkable 5-day weekend getaway in Vienna is about to end, and soon you’ll say goodbye to the city. Day 5 is your departure day and your chance to catch one last glimpse of the city and Austria's charming sights. Depending on how much time you have until you start your journey home, we recommend visiting some more attractions.

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

Maximize your last day in Austria and go on a shopping spree in Vienna’s shopping center. Browse for souvenirs to remind you of your wonderful journey in Austria.

Before you conclude your weekend getaway in Vienna, 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 Vienna!

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