Austria is a dream for travelers looking for snow-capped Alpine peaks framed by blue skies and green valleys: no less than two-thirds of the country is covered with mountains. Yet what makes this small country a giant among Europe's tourist destinations is its unique history and culture: Nowhere is Austria's rich, 1,000-year-old heritage more evident than in its capital Vienna, for centuries the political and cultural center of Europe. Like the patrons of Vienna's famous coffeehouses, visitors to Austria should relax, linger, savor the experience with all five senses - and come back for more.
Umfulana is your specialist for tailor-made tours of Austria. What makes our Austrian packages special is our unique collection of small, family-run inns that put you in touch with the country and its people. Our local hosts will help to ensure that your Austrian vacation is a success by suggesting sites off the beaten path in addition to the major attractions.
Below are sample itineraries for self-drive tours of Austria. Our experienced experts will gladly customize these itineraries for you.
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Munich – Salzburg – Venice – Rome – Tuscany – Lake Maggiore – Lake Constance – Neuschwanstein
This incredible 19-day tour will take you across the Alps: Before heading into the higher ranges bound for Italy, you travel from Munich to Salzburg via the pre-Alpine hills. After exploring Bella Italia's premier cities, the tour returns to Germany via Switzerland with a stop at stunning Lake Maggiore.
Berlin – Dresden – Prague – Wachau – Wien – Salzburg – Munich
Starting in Berlin and ending in Munich, this tour spans three countries. In just 15 days you will experience several of central Europe' s most magnificent cities. In Austria the tour stops at Dürnstein, an enchanting town on the Danube in the famous Wachau region, then continues on to the unforgettable Alpine landscapes of western Austria and Bavaria.
Vienna – Graz – Innsbruck – Salzburg
See Austria's four greatest cities on a relaxing railway tour. The itinerary can be expanded as desired to include stops in Germany, Switzerland or Italy. The weatherproof tour can be taken any time of the year.
Vienna – Salzkammergut – Salzburg – Wachau
This ideal tour for travelers on a tight time budget hits all the key attractions from Vienna to the Salzkammergut to Salzburg to Wachau in just eight days. Possible add-ons include Großglockner, Graz, Innsbruck, Munich, Garmisch and Neuschwanstein.
Vienna – Graz – Großglockner – Dolomites – Innsbruck – Salzburg – Wachau
Experience all four corners of Austria: This comprehensive tour is a perfect introduction to the country's incredible variety of sites and landscapes. You will experience the lush plains of Lower Austria and the Danube Valley, the rolling hills of pre-Alpine Styria, and the towering Peaks of the Upper Austrian Alps, including the Großglockner, Austria's highest mountain. Additional stops in Italy, Switzerland or Germany could be easily added.
Salzburg – Großglockner – Hochpustertal – Dolomites – Innsbruck
Heading straight from Salzburg to Austria's highest mountain, the Großglockner, crossing the Alps to Bolzano in the Dolomites, then returning to Salzburg via scenic Innsbruck this tour includes many of the most incredible mountain landscapes in both Austria and Italy.
Munich – Salzburg – Lienz – Bolzano – Füssen
Over a thousand years ago, Bavarian tribes settled in the Alps between Munich and Merano and created a uniform cultural area. It is still visible in the architectural style of the houses and in the appearance of the alpine pastures. Today the area belongs to three countries: Germany, Austria and Italy. This tour combines the best of the Alps: snow-capped peaks and sun-drenched valleys, cultural towns and idyllic lakes, beer and wine...
Berlin – Dresden – Prague – Vienna – Salzburg – Neuschwanstein – Munich
This unusual tour combines the most important capitals of Central Europe: Berlin, Prague, and Vienna. In between enjoy wonderful landscapes, vineyards, lakes and towering mountains.