Car trip from Ins (CH) to Romania and back

22nd August until 23rd September 2018

Google doesn’t allow selection of interval on the timeline, I can only guess the total number of km driven (did you remember me to note down the numbers from the car?)

1662km/20h without stops. Effective:  Wed 22.8 -Fri 31.8.


Map of our trip from Ins to Romania:

Trip from Ins(CH) to Maia Mare (RO)
Trip from Ins(CH) to Maia Mare (RO)

Day 1, from Ins to Salzburg.

610 km, 7h40. Walk: 2.1 km & 22 min. Bus  2 km. 7m 

DOM, Hohensalzburg, archeo museum,  Monsberg Museum.


Visit of Salzburg during one day.

From Ins to Salzburg
From Ins to Salzburg



Day 3: 24.8 : From Königsee to Pöchlarn. 


318km/4h50. Boat 9.5km/60min. Walk 2.5 km/40 min.
Hellbrunn, Königsee, Hallstatt, Boat.



Hallsatt and Hallstattsee. There was a forest fire, hence the helicopter

Day 4: 25.8. Pöchlan to Wien

98km/1h. Metro 6km/42mn. Walk 3.7km/34mn
With a visit at the Melk Abbey (founded in 1089, rebuilt 1702-1736).

Stift Melk / Melk Abbey

Above: last 2 pictures are from the library.  It contains books from the 16th, and some fake ones and hidden doors.

Then Wien

Day 7, Tue 28.8. Drive to Budapest

290km/3:53. Metro 4.5km/45mn. Walk 4km/40 mn.

Opera, City Library. Stop at Carnutum (Roman city reconstruction) and Czesfehevar. After Guesthouse we took the bus to the city for dinner.

In the morning, visite of the Opera and the Library in Wienna, Then stopped in Carnutum, a city with buildings entirely reconstructed. It gives a good idea how the affluent romans were living.

Last stop before Budapest

Visit of Budapest

A few pictures to give our first impression.

Day 10, Fri 31.8 Budapest to Baia Mare

Walk: 5.3km/60mn. 410km/5h35