My wife and I are planning to travel to Germany and Austria for our 25th anniversary. We will be spending 3 days in Munich before moving on to 2 days in Salzburg and 3 days in Vienna. I have two extra days to play with in my itinerary and am trying to figure out how to use them. Here are my options:
- An extra day (4 days total) in Munich (allowing for a possible day trip? or not?)
- One day (and spending the night) in Rothernburg ob der Tauber before moving on to Salzburg.
- One day (and spending the night) in Hallstatt, Austria between Salzburg and Vienna.
- An extra day (4 days total) in Vienna (allowing for a possible day trip? or not?)
Are Rothenburg and/or Hallstatt worth it? I would be open to any other suggestions, as well. I don't mind touristy areas, but love off the beaten path too. LOVE the mountains, though we aren't super athletic. It's our first visit to both countries. I am trying not to rent a car on this trip, so anyplace we can get to via public transportation (train being preferred) would be great.
Thanks so much!!
P.S. We're in the early stages of planning, so hopefully, this will all be post-COVID-19. We are looking at September 2021, so maybe not as busy as the summer season?