Holidays around Central Europe aren’t complete without a stop in Salzburg, Austria. While today, Salzburg is most famous for being the birthplace of Mozart and the setting of “The Sound of Music,” this magical and historical city has a lot more going on.
There’s a lot to love about Salzburg.
With its beautiful baroque buildings, manicured gardens, and the fascinating stories of a slew of remarkable characters, Salzburg has rightfully earned its spot as one of Central Europe’s most visited cities.
Driving from Vienna to Salzburg is a quick and easy way to visit two of Austria’s magnificent cities. Salzburg is approximately 300 km to the west of Vienna, and you can easily reach it via the A1 motorway (West Autobahn) in 3 hours.
But while Vienna and Salzburg both have much to offer, a scenic road trip across Austria’s countryside will give you a more delightful overview of the country. Rolling hills, majestic mountain ranges, sparkling lakes, and storybook towns await in this amazing road trip itinerary from Vienna to Salzburg!