Along the Danube to Vienna

Start at the Black Forest and Rhine Falls, then head to Lindau on Lake Konstanz and visit the major cities of Austria along the Danube to Vienna, the Rhine Falls and a smooth sailing on the Danube.

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Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Freiburg, Germany

  • 2

    Basel, Switzerland

  • 3

    Lindau, Germany

  • 4

    Innsbruck, Austria

  • 5

    Salzburg, Austria

  • 6

    Melk, Austria

  • 7

    Vienna, Austria

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Things to do in and around Freiburg

  • Freiburg Photowalk
  • Freiburg
  • Muensterside
  • Münsterplatz III
  • Europa Park 209
  • 2009-05-10 - Titisee - House on the Water
  • Red
  • Badenweiler
  • Westweg von Hausach nach Basel (Westvariante)
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Freiburg

Germany, The Black Forest region

NatureCultureNight lifeHistoricActive3 nightsWed. Jun 12 - Sat. Jun 15

Surrounded by the Black Forest, Freiburg combines old-world charm and modern-day progress.

Historically, the city has acted as the hub of the Breisgau region. One of the famous old German university towns. The city is known for its medieval minster and Renaissance university, as well as for its high standard of living and advanced environmental practices. According to meteorological statistics, the city is the sunniest and warmest in Germany and holds the all-time German temperature record of 40.2 °C/ Because of its scenic beauty, relatively warm and sunny climate, and easy access to the Black Forest, Freiburg is a hub for regional tourism. Also the home of the longest cable car run in Germany to Schauinsland mountain.
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Things to do in and around Basel

  • Basel view from Munster
  • Basel
  • Kunstmuseum
  • s'isch scheen und mer hockt am Rhy :)
  • Schaulager
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  • weissenstein (50)
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  • “Installation (side view) by Troika (Eva Rucki b. 1976 Germany, Conny Freyer b. 1976 Germany, Sebastien Noel, b. 1977 France): Squaring a Circle, 2013 (Mirror, steel, matte black flock)” / Galería OMR / Art Basel Hong Kong 2013 / SML.20130523.6D.13964
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  • La salle consacrée aux maîtres anciens (Musée des cultures, Bâle)
   
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Basel

Switzerland, Basel-Stadt region

CultureFoodHistoricNight life1 nightSat. Jun 15 - Sun. Jun 16

One of Switzerland's largest cities, Basel is the country's cultural center with museums, art galleries, and a rich history.

Basel is among the most important cultural centres of Switzerland. The city has large number of theatres and many museums. Theater Basel presents a busy schedule of plays, opera and ballet. Basel is also host to an array of buildings by internationally renowned architects. Basel features a great number of heritage sites of national significance, including the Old Town of Basel as well as churches, monasteries, secular buildings and archaeological sites. There are a number of culinary specialties originating in Basel, including Basler Läckerli cookies and Mässmogge candies. Zoo Basel is the most visited tourist attraction in Basel and the 2nd most visited tourist attraction in Switzerland.
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Things to do in and around Lindau

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  • Lindau Insel
  • Maximilianstraße
  • Red
  • Schloss Neuschwanstein from Marienbrücke
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Lindau

Germany, Bavaria region

Small townsNatureBeachesActive2 nightsSun. Jun 16 - Tue. Jun 18

Treat yourself to a visit on Lindau, a lovely island in Lake Constance with a rich historical past and present-day charm.

Lindau is a Bavarian town and an island on the eastern side of Lake Constance, Germany. Lindau is a main-sightseeing spot in the very South of Germany. Visitors from all over the world are mostly visiting in Summer. Lindau is famous for its rich, old town houses and varity of different buildings. The gardens of Lindau are wonderful in summer blossom.
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Things to do in and around Innsbruck

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  • Folklore Museum, Amman 2
  • Innsbruck
  • Schwarze Mannerl in der Hofkirche Innsbruck
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  • How Small We Really Are
  • Innsbruck am 5.11.2011
  • Schloss Ambras, Innsbruck
  • Innsbruck am 5.11.2011
  • Innsbruck - Ski jump platform
  • Rissbach Herbst
  • Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria
  • Hofburg
  • 01 - Ingresso
  • Innsbruck on Sunday morning
  • Innsbruck 3/2013
  • St. Georgenberg
   
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Innsbruck

Austria, Tyrol region

CultureFoodActiveNight lifeNature2 nightsTue. Jun 18 - Thu. Jun 20

Tyrol's capital city has it all, from castles and a casino to winter sports, parks, historic churches, and plenty of museums.

Innsbruck is the capital city of the federal state of Tyrol in western Austria. Tourism is the most important source of income for the city authority, largely because of Innsbruck's beautiful town centre with its historic buildings, the friendly ambience and the extensive sport facilities both in winter and in summer. Innsbruck is home to several important buildings and monuments, museums, churches, parks and gardens. As a very popular tourist destination, Innsbruck organizes several annual events and festivals. Due to its location between high mountains, Innsbruck serves as an ideal place for skiing in winter, and mountaineering in summer.
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Things to do in and around Salzburg

  • Salzburg
  • Dom vs Festung
  • Hohensalzburg Castle
  • Getreidegasse
  • Monchsberg
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  • Eisriesenwelt 3
  • Zoo Salzburg (A)
  • salzburg residenz
  • Neue Residenz
  • Hellbrunn
  • From Untersberg Peak
  • King of the hill
  • IMG_1712 - Salzburg - View from Mönchsberg - Erzabtei St Peter, Stiftskirche St Peter, und Franziskanerkirche
  • Mozart Geburtshaus - Mozart's Birthplace
  • Anthropomorphic Animal Carvings (Cat Lady and Frog Man), in the Folklore section
  • Mirabellgarten, Salzburg_2213
  • HALLEIN SALT MINES
  • Dachstein: Krippenstein
   
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Salzburg

Austria, Salzburg region

FoodCultureHistoricNight lifeNature2 nightsThu. Jun 20 - Sat. Jun 22

With its narrow streets and golden domes, this unique city has a buzzing art scene, lively nightlife and heavenly food.

Salzburg is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. Salzburg's "Old Town" is internationally renowned for its baroque architecture and is one of the best-preserved city centers north of the Alps. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The city has three universities and a large population of students. Tourists also frequent the city to tour the city's historic center, many palaces, and the scenic Alpine surroundings. Salzburg was the birthplace of 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. In the mid‑20th century, the city was the setting for parts of the musical play and film The Sound of Music.
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Things to do in and around Melk

  • Melk
  • Melk 2010 11
  • Melk street 2
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  • Frauenstein
  • 006 - Burg Kreuzenstein 2012
  • On top of Vienna
   
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Melk

Austria, Lower Austria region

1 nightSat. Jun 22 - Sun. Jun 23

Known for its famous abbey, Melk offers much more, with cheerfully painted buildings, twisting streets and friendly locals

Melk is best known as the site of a massive baroque Benedictine monastery named Melk Abbey. The enchanting town is full of old buildings, in use today as mundane shops and the like. The Forsthaus, which accommodates the city archives and the tourist information office, the beautiful Rathaus built in 1575, which has been restored and is still standing today, the old bread store with its tiny towers is about 400 years old and is still covered with the original shingle roof. The hidden Haus am Stein ('house at the rock') is the oldest building of Melk, built during the 15th century. Its facade is covered by a protected ancient vine.
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Things to do in and around Vienna

  • On top of Vienna
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
  • Hofburg, Vienna
  • Schönbrunn Castle
  • Liechtenstein Museum
  • Lobau Hausgraben alluvial forest (48°10' N 16°31' E)
  • 006 - Burg Kreuzenstein 2012
  • State Opera House, Vienna
  • A Mediterranean Harbour at sunset (1771) - Claude-Joseph Vernet (1714-1789)
  • The Belvedere
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  • Lake Neusiedl, Austria
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  • Österreichische Galerie Belvedere palace (Wien)
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  • Vienna, Austria
  • Vienna Upper Belvedere
  • Aggstein Ruin
  • blick vom umlaufberg hinunter zur thaya
  • Karlskirche (panorama)
  • IMG_0108 St Stephen's Cathedral
  • The Secession Building
  • A Summer Day View of the Great Parterre, From Schonbrunn Palace, Vienna
   
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Vienna

Austria, Vienna region

CultureFoodHistoricNight life3 nightsSun. Jun 23 - Wed. Jun 26

Vienna, the luxurious capital of Austria, has vibrant nightlife, contagiously joyful atmosphere and fascinating history.

Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria. Art, music, and culture hold a long tradition in Vienna. The Burgtheater is considered one of the best theatres in the German-speaking world. Vienna is also home to a number of opera houses. Many concert venues offer shows for tourists, featuring highlights of Viennese music. There many museums in Vienna, and several of them are in the Museumsquartier. Architectural styles range from classicist buildings to modern architecture. A Vienna ball is an all-night cultural attraction. Major Viennese balls generally begin at 9 pm and last until 5 am, although many guests carry on the celebrations into the next day.
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