13 days in Black Forest & Austria Itinerary

13 days in Black Forest & Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Frankfurt, Train to Freiburg im Breisgau
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
— 1 day
Drive
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Baden-Baden, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany — 1 day

In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): find something for the whole family at Europa-Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Freiburg im Breisgau trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Freiburg im Breisgau is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Freiburg im Breisgau due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Singapore in September, plan for slightly colder days in Freiburg im Breisgau, with highs around 71°F, while nights are colder with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Baden-Baden.
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Baden-Baden, Germany — 2 nights

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 2nd (Fri), delve into the distant past at Hohenbaden Old Castle, then do a tasting at Weingut Schloss Neuweier, then explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, and finally try your luck at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Merkur, then make a trip to MerkurBergbahn, then don't miss a visit to Wasserkunstanlage Paradies, and finally stroll around Lichtentaler Allee.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Baden-Baden road trip tool.

Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Baden-Baden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.
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Parks · Wineries · Nature · Historic Sites

Innsbruck, Austria — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then take an in-depth tour of Stadtmuseum, then hit the slopes at Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck, and finally get your game on at Bergisel Ski Jump. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Skigebiet Hochmoos.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck day trip planner.

You can drive from Baden-Baden to Innsbruck in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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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