6 days in Salzburg, Venice & Lake Garda Itinerary

6 days in Salzburg, Venice & Lake Garda Itinerary

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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Garda, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly

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Salzburg, Austria — 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg planning tool.

If you are flying in from Austria, the closest major aiports are Salzburg Airport, Linz-Hörsching Airport / Vogler Air Base and Innsbruck Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Venice driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salzburg in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Garda.
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Garda, Italy — 3 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Garda side-trips: Sirmione (Grotte di Catullo, Castello Scaligero, &more), Malcesine (Mountbaldo & Scaliger Castle in Malcesine) and Valeggio Sul Mincio (Borghetto sul Mincio & Parco Giardino Sigurta).

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Getting from Venice to Garda by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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