60 days in Austria & France Itinerary

60 days in Austria & France Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Rouen, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Bayeux, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 3 nights
+6
Bus + Train + Foot + Fly + Bus + Foot + Train:  7 h 45 min
7
Carcassonne, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Saint-Raphael, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Nice, France
— 10 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Brisbane, Australia


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6
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vienna travel itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Vienna is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In November, Vienna is much colder than Brisbane - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

6
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Pro-Skischule (in Westendorf), Hallstatt (Parish of the Assumption, Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", &more) and Pfarramt Soll (in Soll). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

Make your Salzburg itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hallstatt, Pro-Skischule, Westendorf, Pfarramt Soll
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

7
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and stroll around Luxembourg Gardens.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation planning website.

Getting from Salzburg to Paris by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Salzburg in December since evenings lows in Paris dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

5
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat), Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Fecamp (Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) & Musee des Pecheries). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, don't miss a visit to Atelier2, kick back and relax at Plage Du Tilleul, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

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Traveling by bus from Paris to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Etretat, Fecamp, Fondation Claude Monet, Vieux Bassin, Atelier2
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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

5
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery (in Cintheaux), Cimetières Militaires (in Ranville) and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Calvados Experience, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Vauville.

Discover how to plan a Bayeux trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Rouen to Bayeux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Caen, Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, Promenade Marcel Proust, Cimetières Militaires, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 18:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Granville). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Mont Saint-Michel, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, make a trip to Tour du Nord, and trek along Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. December in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
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Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

3
nights
Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Step out of Carcassonne to go to Toulouse and see Basilique Saint-Sernin, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Cité de Carcassonne, do a tasting at Winemaker Workshops, explore the world behind art at La Cooperative-Collection Ceres Franco, and don't miss a visit to Notre Dame du Cros.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Carcassonne holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Mont-Saint-Michel to Carcassonne in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Wineries Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mount Perdu, Basilique Saint-Sernin
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O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Chateau St Jacques d’Albas ©
Chateau St Jacques d’Albas

6
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get out of town with these interesting Aix-en-Provence side-trips: Cassis (Saint Michel Church & Cape Canaille), La Ciotat (Route des Cretes & Musee Ciotaden) and Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales (in Bandol). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, don't miss a visit to Cimetiere militaire franco-italien, contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and see the interesting displays at Musee Granet.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence day trip planning app.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Aix-en-Provence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Marseille, Cassis, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, La Ciotat, La Valette-du-Var
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Distillerie A. Blachere ©
Distillerie A. Blachere
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes

5
nights
Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Explore Saint-Raphael's surroundings by going to Eglise St Michel (in Grimaud), Eglise Saint-Louis (in Le Lavandou) and Bormes-Les-Mimosas (Domaine Sainte Marie, Eglise Saint-Trophyme, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Massif de l'Esterel, tee off at Golf de Cap Esterel, learn about winemaking at Chateau Des Garcinieres, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kuentz le Monde des Cactus.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael trip itinerary website.

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Saint-Raphael when traveling from Aix-en-Provence in December, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Outdoors Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, Cogolin, Frejus, Seillans, Eglise St Michel
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Golf de Cap Esterel ©
Golf de Cap Esterel
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Domaine Val d'Iris ©
Domaine Val d'Iris

10
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Presbytère (in Puget Theniers), Mercantour National Park (in Roubion) and Entrevaux (Cathedrale Notre Dame de l'Assomption d`Entrevaux, Porte Royale, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice online day trip planner.

You can drive from Saint-Raphael to Nice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Nice, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Antibes, Entrevaux, Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Presbytère, Galerie Gabel
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 15:
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SENSAS Nice ©
SENSAS Nice
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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