Hallstatt

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  • Small village known for its production of salt, dating back to prehistoric times
  • Linked to Celtic and Proto-Celtic people of the Early Iron Age Europe 800-450 BC

 

Schönbrunn Palace

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  • 1,441 room Baroque palace
  • Former imperial summer residence
  • Over 300 years old
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

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  • City that has a long tradition as a region of universities
  • One of the best preserved city centers in Central Europe
  • More important to Solvenes politically and culturally than the capital of Slovenia
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Wachau

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  • Valley formed by the Danube river
  • Settled in prehistoric times
  • Known for its ancient monasteries, castles, ruins, vineyards, and urban architecture of its towns and villages
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Vienna

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  • Largest city in Austria
  • Originally inhabited by early Celtic and Roman settlements that created Medieval and Baroque architecture
  • Known in European music as the center of the great age of Viennese Classicism through the early part of the 20th century
  • The number 1 destination for international congresses and conventions
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Hofburg

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  • Former imperial palace in the center of Vienna
  • Built in the 13th century
  • Once the seat of power of the Habsburg dynasty rules, now the residence and workplace of the President of Austria

 

Grossglockner High Alpine Road

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  • Highest surfaced mountain pass road in Austria
  • Elevation height 8,215 ft
  • Built as a scenic route
  • Named after Austria’s highest mountain

 

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere

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  • Museum house in Belvedere palace
  • Baroque landmark established in 1903
  • The palace was the summer residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy

 

Hallstatt Skywalk

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  • Viewing platform above the city of Hallstatt

 

Grossglockner

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  • Highest mountain in Austria at 12,461 ft
  • The first recorded ascent was in 1786 and guided by peasants from the mountains who explored the area first

 


Costs

all flights $1,290

food $37/day x 13 days = $481

hotel $47/day x 11 days = $517

tickets (all attractions) $146

TOTAL for whole itinerary $2,434