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visiting Vienna and Salzburg

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visiting Vienna and Salzburg

whats the best way to see these two places? hiring a car and drive around?

public transportation?

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1. Re: visiting Vienna and Salzburg

A car is definitely the worst way to see either city. Vienna is small for a big city, but it is still a big city, with most of the sights in the center. A car is far more hassle than it is worth.

Salzburg, while far smaller than Vienna, is the worst Austrian city for driving that I can think of.

Public transport in Vienna is very good. There is also public transport in Salzburg, and many parts are walkable.

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2. Re: visiting Vienna and Salzburg

With a car, you could see many interesting places on the way between Vienna and Salzburg (Wachau, Salzkammergut), but it's completely useless and actually a burden in the cities. If you just want to see the two cities, take the train.

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3. Re: visiting Vienna and Salzburg

Yep. Car for countryside and public transport for cities.

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4. Re: visiting Vienna and Salzburg

Thank you for your input, certainly helpful.

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5. Re: visiting Vienna and Salzburg

City Public transport is so efficient for both cities. Just get a map and a travel card. You can plan your own itinerary. It more fun, less hassle and certainly less money.

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6. Re: visiting Vienna and Salzburg

Got it, thanks for the input.

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7. Re: visiting Vienna and Salzburg

For major cities in Europe no need for a car if you are visiting as a tourist. Public transportation is always a good idea.

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