8 days in Vienna & Salzburg Itinerary

8 days in Vienna & Salzburg Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vienna
— 3 nights
2
Salzburg
— 2 nights

3
nights
Vienna

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Schönbrunn Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, stop by Xocolat, admire the landmark architecture of Rathaus, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip maker tool.

Cedar Rapids, USA to Vienna is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. While traveling from Cedar Rapids, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vienna, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally make a trip to Mirabell Palace. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, thenexamine the collection at Salzburg Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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