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Advice on my itinerary please

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Advice on my itinerary please

Hello everyone,

I will be in Salzburg with my 12 year old son for 6 days in September.

This is our itinerary:

1st day- arrival 3pm rest day

2nd day- day trip to Vienna maybe leave at 7 or 8 am and return 7 or 8pm?

3rd day- explore Salzburg

4th day- day trip to Munich maybe leave 7 or 8 and and return 7 or 8pm??

5th day- explore Salzburg

6th day- depart Salzburg

Is this too much.. too little? Any must see or do's?

Would appreciate any advice please.

Thanks.

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1. Re: Advice on my itinerary please

Hi, why don't you plan 2 full days in Vienna? Vienna in one day from Salzburg is very busy and you can't enjoy it. Cancel Munich and stay longer in Vienna.

In the surroundings of Salzburg there are so many sights eg. Wolfgangsee, Hallstättersee, ...

Best Regards

Claudia

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2. Re: Advice on my itinerary please

Vienna is definitely not a day trip. Too much to see. Spend time in the nearby lakes and mountains of the Salzkammergut rather than Munic

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3. Re: Advice on my itinerary please

As already mentioned, doing these day trips to large(r) cities does not make much sense because a historic place like Vienna cannot be seen in a day, and also because there is so much to do and see in the Salzburg area you should not miss.

www.salzburg.info

Would you also tell us more about your itinerary? Where will you before and after Salzburg?

Edited: June 14, 2018, 2:41 am
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4. Re: Advice on my itinerary please

You are asking for time trouble with a day trip for Vienna when such a city calls for much more time. Cancel any brief excursions to Munich as it too calls for more than a day trip. Response #3 asks a good question. Where will you be before and after Salzburg? Response # 1 and 2 offer good advice and present helpful information. Yes there is too much to see and miss in Salzburg if you are not careful with your planning time. Choose one city like Salzburg and stay there for three or two days to fully benefit from being there in the first place. Hope this helps.

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5. Re: Advice on my itinerary please

Thanks for all your replies.

We are coming from Venice by train to Salzburg and depart Salzburg to Bern.

Did thought of staying in Vienna but it was a longer train trip to Bern plus the hotels are more expensive than Salzburg, also the day trip to Munich falls on Oktoberfest though I'm not big beer drinker but want to experience the atmosphere, again hotels in Munich are very expensive so I thought Salzburg was a good compromise between Vienna and Munich plus I was hoping would be a little less crowded than big cities so might be more relaxing?

In Vienna, we want to see Schonbrunn palace and maybe just wandering around the city before catching the train back to Salzburg?

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