• Austria

Austria is mainly a German speaking country featuring mountain villages, baroque city architecture, rugged alpine terrain and Imperial history. Vienna, its Danube River capital, houses Schonbrunn and Hofburg palaces, having Mozart, Strauss and Sigmund Freud among its residents. There are so many incredible things to do in Austria. From historical sights and fascinating cultural to exciting hiking trails and amazing ski slopes – Austria has all this and more! Many family-friendly activities, museums and excursions are available within Austria to ensure a great holiday for everyone. Austria is a genuine paradise for all travellers and explorers with thermal waters that massage the skin and rejuvenate the body. Foodies will adore Vorarlberg’s Bergkäse cheese, Styria’s Weissburgunder wines and pumpkin seed oil.
Whether you’re a culture vulture or a great outdoors enthusiast, Austria is one country in Europe where you’ll have a real ball.

Quick Facts

Best Months

May to September

Best For

Mountains & lakes, Hiking, Adventure Sports, Self-drive Holidays, Long Holidays

Travelling Within

Scenic Trains or Self-drive

Main Airport

Vienna

Recommended Itinerary
Day 1
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Vienna

Arrival in the city of Vienna.

Apart from being regarded as the City of Music because of its musical legacy, Vienna is also said to be “The City of Dreams”. Vienna is known for its high quality of life.
Major tourist attractions include the imperial palaces of the Hofburg and Schönbrunn (also home to the world’s oldest zoo, Tiergarten Schönbrunn) and the Riesenrad in the Prater

Overnight in Vienna

Day 2

Vienna

Consider Vienna tram tour as a hop-on, hop-off walking tour around the Ringstrasse that you get to do at your own pace.  You’ll be compelled to walk between many of the stops but make sure to utilize the public transportation options at least a couple times to help save your feet as the sights are spread out. Afternoon enjoy some shopping.

Overnight in Vienna.


Day 3
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Vienna – Salzburg

Catch a Eurorail to Salzburg. Salzburg is known as the birthplace of Mozart and setting for the film “The Sound of Music.”  Discover Salzburg on your own in the afternoon and enjoy the famous shopping street Getreidegasse.
Overnight Salzburg

Day 4

Salzburg

Embark today on the beautiful half day Sound of Music Tour OR Lakes & Mountains Tour  – A wonderful ride with breathtaking views of the landscape where the opening scenes were filmed. The tour not only shows you the highlights of the film ‘Sound of Music’ but also the historical and architectural landmarks in the city, as well as a part of the picturesque Lake District.

Overnight in Salzburg


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Day 5
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Salzburg – Innsbruck

Get up early today to visit both the Hohenwerfen Fortress and the world’s largest ice caves inWerfen south of Salzburg.  Later in the day ride the Scenic Eurorail to arrive in Innsbruck.

Overnight Innsbruck.

Day 6

Innsbruck

Best way to see Innsbruck is with the Innsbruck Card valid for 24 hours – visit the world famous Swarovski Crystal World in Wattens including shuttle service and take an unforgettable ride with the Nordkettenbahn.

Overnight Innsbruck.


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Day 7
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Innsbruck – Back Home

Take a flight back home to end the tour.