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Feedback on an early Austria itinerary

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Hi everyone! I've had a chance to do a bit of reading and have a rough first draft of an itinerary to Austria this upcoming July. My husband and I will be going to Vienna where I will be attending a conference and we're extending our trip to drive around the country a bit.

We are a mid-30ths couple, who enjoy art, food, nature, and hiking. Our priority for this trip is to travel at a reasonably leisurely pace to enjoy the places we're traveling, the scenery and be able to stop to explore villages as the fancy strikes along the way. We'd love to catch one or more concerts/operas along the way (sad that the timing will mean nothing at the Staastoper itself).

The timing of the conference is such that we'll need to get to Vienna by a certain day, so I've scheduled us to head back west along the Danube for our last few nights rather than doing that along the way.

Day 1: Arrive in Salzburg, hopefully by early afternoon.
Day 2: Salzburg
Day 3: Salzburg
Day 4: Drive to Zell am See, stop in Werfen along the way
Day 5: Drive the Grossglockner High Alpine Pass. Overnight in Millstatt. (Is this too long of a day or does it seem reasonable?)
Day 6: Drive Millstatt to the Lake District. Base ourselves in Hallstatt to explore the region.
Day 7: Hike Gosau. Overnight Hallstatt.
Day 8: Explore St. Wolfgang and environs. Back to overnight in Hallstatt.
Day 9: Drive to Vienna via Bad Aussee (and the A9/S6).
Day 10: First day of my conference in Vienna. The conference is mornings only, so my husband will explore the city on his own in the mornings, we'll meet for lunch, and tour together in the afternoons. I've already traveled to Vienna, so there are places I don't feel like I'll need to revisit (like the interior of the Hofburg) but this will be his first time. We'll definitely spend one afternoon heading out to Schönbrunn.
Day 11: Vienna, conference
Day 12: Vienna, conference
Day 13: Vienna, conference wraps up at 10am. Drive out to the Danube Valley. Korneuburg. Krems. Overnight Durnstein
Day 14: Explore the Danube Valley. Melk. Perhaps some biking? Spend the night somewhere further west. (?Steyr)
Day 15: Continue to explore the Danube Valley. Mauthausen. ?where to spend the night We would want to be relatively closer in toward Vienna to make the morning drive less painfully early.
Day 16: Return to Vienna and fly out. I anticipate a mid-morning departure.

Let me know if there are any hidden gems we should be sure to make stops for, particularly in the Danube Valley, which I don't feel like I have a great handle on yet...

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