Everyone is looking to experience new things during their travel, and visiting a museum or a gallery abroad might offer exactly that! The neighbouring countries boast a wide range of diverse museums and galleries you can easily visit on a one day trip to one of their cities:

Vienna is true gem of a city, featuring rich architectural, historical, imperial, culinary and cultural legacy. It is a place where art of all historical eras intertwines with world-renowned legacy. You can find information about the exhibitions held in Vienna on www.wienmuseum.at.

Salzburg, the birthplace of the famous music composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, is a city that brims with museums storing various artefacts of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest, as well as holding stunning exhibitions. You can get more information on the city’s many museums and the associated events on www.salzburg.info.

Graz is a vibrant city with one of the best preserved old towns in the world, which has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list (City of Graz – Historic Centre) as early as 1999. For more information, you can visit www.museum-joanneum.at/de/kunsthaus.

While typically associated with business, Frankfurt is also known as a city of the arts, with a series of museums along the Main River showcasing some of the most valuable collections of paintings in Germany, including works of Vermeer, Rembrant, Picasso, Van Gogh, Matisso and many others. For more information, you can visit www.frankfurt.de.

Munich, the capital of Bavaria, Germany is a major cultural hub where everyone can find their own little corner. You can try looking for yours on www.münchen.de.

The capital of Croatia, Zagreb is a city at the bank of Sava River with much to see.  Next to safekeeping objects of historical significance, the museums of Zagreb also exhibit valuable collections of artefacts from around the world. For more information, you can visit www.zagreb-touristinfo.hr.

Belgrade, the capital of Serbia and also the largest city in the country, is a place where yesterday meets tomorrow, where market squares, town fountains and parks shape the look of the city; a city where the best fun is had, and yet a place where you can take your time and enjoy exploring the many museums and galleries. For more information, you can visit www.beograd.org.rs.

Acclaimed as Europe’s most beautiful city, Prague is brimming with points of interest and museums worth seeing. For more information, visit www.prague.fm.

Hungary’s capital Budapest is a magnificent place with numerous bridges intertwining the two parts of the city bisected by the Danube River. Cultural and historical highlights of include the State Opera House, the Parliament Building, the Buda Castle etc. You can find more information about things to see in Budapest on www.culturalbudapest.com/en.

Graz is the place where architecture enthusiasts and others travel to visit the Kunsthaus Graz (Graz Art Museum), known for its amorphous blue building and must-see exhibitions. You can find more information about the events and exhibitions held at the Kunsthaus on https://www.museum-joanneum.at/kunsthaus-graz.

The city of Linz and Ars Electronica Center (AEC)

Also known as the “Museum of the Future”, Ars Electonica Center is one of the most important sights in Linz, Austria. The museum exhibits the most modern techniques from the technology sector, featuring six floors filled with creative work from hi-tech laboratories all over the world. Ars Electronica is a place inspired by futuristic visions, presenting ideas in the truest essence of the word – innovative, radical and eccentric. For more information about AEC, visit www.aec.at.

More information

In the section Across Europe by train on our website, you will find train timetables of international trains with direct connections from Ljubljana, Celje or Maribor. For more information on train times, fares and other offers of Slovenske železnice, you can visit a station ticket office or one of our InfoCentres at the train stations in Koper, Ljubljana, Celje, and Maribor, or send an e-mail to potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si.

There is a wide range of special offers and discounts available for train travel: