12 days in Austria, Liechtenstein & Zurich Itinerary

12 days in Austria, Liechtenstein & Zurich Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
3
Malbun, Liechtenstein
— 2 nights
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vienna road trip app.

Berlin, Germany to Vienna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. August in Vienna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

4
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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Werfen (Eisriesenwelt & Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen), Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach) and Salt Mine Hallein (in Hallein). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg vacation planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Malbun.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Werfen, Gollinger Wasserfall, Salt Mine Hallein
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

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Malbun, Liechtenstein

Malbun ©
On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Bas-Relief to Josef Rheinberger, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Florin, get engrossed in the history at Liechtenstein National Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Main Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Vaduz Castle. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Gutenberg Castle, explore the world behind art at Treasure Chamber of the Principality of Liechtenstein, don't miss a visit to Liechtenstein Center, examine the collection at Postal Museum, then examine the collection at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, and finally don't miss a visit to Sareis Chairlift.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Malbun travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Malbun takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Malbun

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vaduz, Gutenberg Castle
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Liechtenstein National Museum ©
Liechtenstein National Museum
Vaduz Castle ©
Vaduz Castle
Gutenberg Castle ©
Gutenberg Castle

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama, Lake Lucerne, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Malbun to Zurich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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