9 days in Austria, Cesky Krumlov & Lipno nad Vltavou Itinerary

9 days in Austria, Cesky Krumlov & Lipno nad Vltavou Itinerary

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9 days in Austria, Cesky Krumlov & Lipno nad Vltavou Itinerary

Start: Vienna, Austria
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
2
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Lipno nad Vltavou, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Linz, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Tulln, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
End: Vienna, Austria

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): make a trip to Stephansplatz, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, then admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vienna visit planner .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Vienna International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

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Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Stepanek Netolicky House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Vitus, admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then have fun and explore at Fairytale House - Puppet Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle. On the next day, examine the collection at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Hluboka nad Vltavou, and then contemplate the long history of Latran houses.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Lipno nad Vltavou.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Stepanek Netolicky House, ZOO Hluboka nad Vltavou
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Fairytale House - Puppet Museum ©
Fairytale House - Puppet Museum
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum

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Lipno nad Vltavou, Czech Republic

Lipno nad Vltavou ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get outside with Bobova Draha, take in panoramic vistas at Treetop Walkway, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Areal Lipno nad Vltavou. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cistercian Abbey Vyssi Brod, then explore the historical opulence of Rozmberk Castle, then explore the activities along Lipno Lake, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Vodní nádrž Lipno.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lipno nad Vltavou trip planner.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Lipno nad Vltavou by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Linz.

Things to do in Lipno nad Vltavou

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Rozmberk Castle, Lipno Lake, Cistercian Abbey Vyssi Brod
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Rozmberk Castle ©
Rozmberk Castle
Treetop Walkway ©
Treetop Walkway
Cistercian Abbey Vyssi Brod ©
Cistercian Abbey Vyssi Brod

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Linz, Austria

Linz ©
Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Stadt Haag and then get engrossed in the history at KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Linzer Stadtpark and then get outside with Grottenbahn.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Linz attractions planning site .

You can drive from Lipno nad Vltavou to Linz in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Tulln.

Things to do in Linz

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Tierpark Stadt Haag, KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
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KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen ©
KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
Tierpark Stadt Haag ©
Tierpark Stadt Haag
Grottenbahn ©
Grottenbahn

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Tulln, Austria

Tulln ©
Tulln an der Donau is a historic town in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, the administrative seat of Tulln District. To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tulln travel planning app .

Drive from Linz to Tulln in 2 hours. In August in Tulln, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Tulln

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Die Garten Tulln ©
Die Garten Tulln