18 days in Italy & Austria Itinerary

18 days in Italy & Austria Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
6
Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, then steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome day trip planning app.

New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in March, you will find days in Rome are colder (19°C), and nights are a bit cooler (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Pisa.
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Pisa, Italy — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Pisa by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online holiday planner.

Getting from Pisa to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 nights

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Venice online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. March in Venice sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt, Austria — 1 night

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 10th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, then make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hallstatt driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Venice to Hallstatt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut.
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Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Austria — 2 nights

St. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): look for gifts at See-Destillerie & Klosterkellerei, take in breathtaking views at Burggrabenklamm, then delve into the lush surroundings at Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad, and finally hike along Schwarzensee Runde. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche "St. Bartholomaus", then examine the collection at Komponierhaeuschen von Gustav Mahler, and then explore the activities along Egelsee.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Take a break from Salzburg with a short trip to Obertauern Ski Resort in Obertauern, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent, and don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut to Salzburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld, then fly down the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, stop by Feinheiten, then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. March in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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Austrian Alps travel guide

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Ski Areas · Castles · Historic Sites
Much of the country's territory sits in the heart of the mountainous Austrian Alps, making the region a prime spot for trekking, skiing, or cozying up in a mountain resort. The mountain range makes Austria, along with Switzerland, the winter sports capital of Europe. Though the Alps are most famous for hosting a wealth of ski resorts for visitors of all skill levels, regional tourism is growing, capitalizing on the appeal of outdoor recreation during all seasons. Visitors flock to the Alps for hiking, golf, biking, and whitewater kayaking in addition to skiing.
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