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Ultimate Highlights Tour of Austria
12 Day Custom Tour
Celebrating the very best of Austria, this ultimate 12-day tour has been handcrafted to combine local culture, majestic history, mountain nature and a country’s welcoming charm. From the Habsburgs to the hills, you’ll delight in the sound of Mozart and the sound of silence, as you travel in luxury from Vienna to Bregenz.
Classic One-Week Austria Culture and History Tour
8 Day Custom Tour
Handcrafted to celebrate the best of Austrian culture and history in just one week, this 8-day tour is a journey through eras and atmospheres. Delight in the Habsburgs, cruise the Danube, lounge in an alpine spa, and savor Salzburg’s sensual past. Local guides lead the way at each destination as you discover how Austria is more than a sum of its distinctive parts.
Active Austria Family Tour
13 Day Custom Tour
From Sleeping Beauty’s castle to the Sound of Music and Viennese pastries, this 12-night vacation offers the best of Austria for families. Austria envelops and lures you in with its mountains and palaces before giving you all the space and freedom you need to explore as a family. A journey here is always a shared adventure.
Stunning Austria Family Tour
10 Day Custom Tour
Rolling to the sound of music, this 10-day Austria family tour immerses you in mountains and cultural charm. Handcrafted with the best family attractions, it will take you to palaces, castles, museums, markets, and miniature towns. Explore Vienna, Linz and Salzburg before escaping to the mountains for three days of quiet family time along the lake.
Beethoven's 250th Anniversary Tour: Retracing the Maestro's Steps
7 Day Custom Tour
Join in the celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday on this Austrian tour that includes exclusive access to the highlights of his life history. Step out of the concert halls and into the life of Beethoven, his iconic symphonies your soundtrack as you follow the timeline of the composer’s inspirations around Vienna and the Austrian countryside. Experience Beethoven’s perspective with immersive museums that display his original annotated music and private tours of his homes in which he cultivated his distinctive style. From charming spa towns to grand musical celebrations, you will have exclusive experiences that reflect how Beethoven’s life and works have become indelible to classical music history and Austrian heritage.
Charming Luxury Austria Itinerary for Families
9 Day Custom Tour
Austria is magnificent for families and is a country where there is time and space to come together as one. Featuring four distinctive destinations, this 9-day Austria tour will have you exploring culture and nature together. Balloon over Salzkammergut, cycle the Danube, explore heritage and culture, and spend a day in a neolithic wonderland.
Wine and Alpine Splendor Tour in Central Europe
14 Day Custom Tour
Indulge in the grandeur of the alps and the heritage of Central Europe during this 14-day luxury tour of Slovenia, Austria, and Switzerland. Regal castles and charming villages capture diverse cultural layers. From sipping premier wine to lounging in an outdoor spa and enjoying a traditional tavern to searching for secluded ibex, this active tour immerses you in the delights of Central Europe's soaring summits and grand imperial palaces.
Best of Austria & Croatia Vacation Tour
10 Day Custom Tour
Grandeur and glamour meet in old Eastern cities as lakes and waterfalls twist towards the Dalmatian coast. Islands await, idyllic and untamed as ancient cities arouse, memoirs to an altogether different time. Welcome to Eastern Europe, and for all of the history and the natural beauty, it is the culture you will most remember as explored on this 10-day trip through four European countries. So luxuriate on the old-world highlights and relax along the coast as you hop to Austria, Slovakia, Croatia and Montenegro on an unforgettable trip.
Highlights of Austria Tour: Culture, History, Nature, and Adventure
13 Day Custom Tour
From Vienna to Salzburg to Innsbruck, this two-week Austrian tour includes all the country’s major highlights. It’s all about the journey as you uncover the beauty of the alpine trail and all the stops along the way. On a single afternoon you can hike past glaciers, drink at a medieval wine tavern, and feel the serenity of a charming abbey.
Outdoor Austria Adventure Tour
11 Day Custom Tour
For over 11 days you will hike, climb, kayak, canyon, raft, balloon and fly through the Alps.Trails twist between epic mountains, lakes glisten beneath rugged peaks, rivers flow between medieval villages. Welcome to Austria and the ultimate outdoor adventure itinerary. And from Tyrol to Salzkammergut there are few finer landscapes to explore, anywhere else on Earth.
Best of the Germanic Lands: Wonderful Austria, Germany, and Switzerland Tour
14 Day Custom Tour
Nourish your senses as you walk along classic wine trails and listen to the music of some of the world’s most celebrated composers. Travel through the splendors of Austria, Germany, and Switzerland on a custom tailored tour and immerse yourself in luxury and culture, chocolate and marzipan, fairytale castles and snow-capped mountains. Baroque palaces tower above cobblestone streets as half-timbered buildings hide chic, contemporary restaurants.
Romantic Exploration of Austria Tour
9 Day Custom Tour
Explore the romantic road from Salzburg to Vienna on this enchanting 9-day Austria tour for couples. Bathe in spas, marvel in mountains, explore cobblestone heritage, and wander hand in hand along the lakesides. Handcrafted to give you time and space, these nine days will showcase the best of Austria at a lovely slow pace.
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More About Travel to Austria
As you look to explore the heartland of Europe and its many magnificent qualities from cultural heritage to high-reaching mountain peaks, arriving prepared will make your trip that much more immersive. Explore the Austria Travel Guide for inspiration and information to know what would suit you best. When you wish to get the fullest extent of consultation, contact a destination expert by submitting a Trip Request who will design an itinerary perfect for you.
The dramatic Alps, Lake Vienna, and cities bathed in well-preserved history accentuate the allure of Austria and knowing the best time to visit will enhance your adventure.
Discover cities dripping in ornate decor, squares coming to life with concerts and exhibitions along cobbled streets that unfold with rich culture. Embark on countryside journeys that will enrich your soul and open your eyes to fairytale landscapes.
Plan your Austrian visit around the ideal time of year for you, depending on what you desire to experience in a country waiting to be explored.
From the Habsburg palaces to The Sound of Music, confectionery delights and celebrated ski slopes, Austria pulls you in like a concerto.
With picture-perfect lakeside villages and enticing orchestral concerts, the country epitomizes harmony, whether you are in an urban or country setting. One moment you are exploring fine art and the next you are humbled by nature. Austria offers incredible experiences, and this FAQ shares all that you need to know about the magnificent travel destination.
The following information will help you discover the essential things to do in Austria for a majestic, authentic, and unique experience.
In Austria, the exceptional number of things to do can lead you to the elegant wide-boulevards lined with trees, museum galleries filled with captivating masterpieces, or secluded villages tucked into the mountains. Culture emerges from world-class architecture, celebrated musical exhibitions, fairytale castles, and mouthwatering chocolates. The essential things to do in Austria are sophisticated and approachable with a surprising familiarity.
A perfect dance between elegant cities and epic countryside, Austria, as the home of stately adventures and luxurious discoveries, has incredible must-see destinations.
With grand boulevards, dramatic monuments, enticing museums, and delectable cuisine, you can find captivating splendor. From idyllic villages to opulent palaces and legends stretching from the eastern Alps to the River Danube, the country is sure to entice, no matter your travel preferences.
Whether you prefer coffee culture accompanied by the music of grand composers in the cities, history surrounded by alpine peaks and lakes, architecture, or antique markets are your benchmarks, the following are some of Austria’s most irresistible destinations.
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