Discover the top sights of Austria in five days on this round-trip, multi-day tour from Salzburg to Vienna! While you tour Austria’s most popular attractions and UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites, you’ll spend four nights in comfortable 3-star or 4-star hotels, including breakfast. From the Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg to Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna, this tour will give you a great overview of Austria’s beautiful landscapes, rich culture and beautiful Baroque architecture.
- Multi-Day Trip
- Great overview and orientation of the city
- Breakfast included
- Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
- Round-trip train fares
During your five days in Salzburg and Vienna, discover Austria’s many impressive monuments, and gain an insight into the medieval, Baroque, Gothic and Renaissance features of the country. Renowned architects and artists worked throughout the centuries to create Austria’s architectural jewels, today recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
You have the choice of staying your four nights in either 3- or 4-star hotels (both options include breakfast).
Please see the Itinerary section below for details on each day of the tour.
5-Day Best of Austria Tour
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Departure Point:After you arrive at Salzburg airport, take the included transfer to your hotel for check-in. Tour package and all vouchers will be delivered to your Salzburg hotel free of charge; it contains information on departure points and times for all included tours and attractions.
Return Details:Returns to Salzburg on day 5
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4 nights accommodation in 3-star hotels including breakfast
4 nights accommodation in 4-star hotels including breakfast
5-Day Best of Austria Tour
- 4 nights accommodation in a 3-star or 4-star hotel including breakfast
- Private transfers from/to the airport
- 2nd-class return train tickets from Salzburg to Vienna
- City tours in Vienna and Salzburg
- Service charges and local taxes
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Train seat reservation
- Transfer from hotel to train station, where applicable
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 8 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
After arrival at Salzburg airport, your included private transfer will take you to your centrally located Salzburg hotel. After check-in, enjoy free time to explore the city on your own. The beautiful and Baroque city of Salzburg, birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is home to some wonderful UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Salzburg's old town.
After a delicious buffet breakfast (included), you will be picked up at your hotel in a comfortable coach for a panoramic and informative 1.5-hour sightseeing tour of Salzburg. See the most important sights of the city, such as Getreidegasse, where Mozart was born and lived; the old Bishop's Seat, including the cathedral ; Festival Hall; and St Peter's Abbey Church with its graveyard that is home to the tomb of Mozart's sister Nannerl.
You will also pass Mirabell Palace gardens with its famous statues. Fans of the movie The Sound of Music will recognize the location as the scene of the song 'Do-Re-Mi'!
In the afternoon, you will enjoy some free time for the rest of the day.
Enjoy your included buffet breakfast, and then head to the train station to depart Salzburg for Vienna by train (departures every hour ). During your 2.5-hour train ride to the Austrian capital, you'll be enchanted by the beautiful Salzkammergut landscape, with its mountains and lakes. Vienna is a city of culture, music and classical architecture, and is famous as the home of psycho-analyst Sigmund Freud.
After checking in to your centrally located hotel, take advantage of some free time to explore Vienna at your leisure.
After your buffet breakfast (included), you'll go on a 3.5-hour guided tour of Vienna, which will give you a thorough overview of the city’s most significant historical sights. You'll see the State Opera House, Parliament, City Hall, the Burgtheater, the Votive Church and a few museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts. Schonbrunn Palace is another highlight of your sightseeing tour; it was the residence of Empress Elizabeth, affectionately known as ‘Sisi’ to the Austrians.
After your included breakfast, head to the train station, where you’ll depart Vienna for the return trip to Salzburg. A transfer (included) will then take you from Salzburg train station to the airport in time for your flight back home.
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