1 day in Austria & Munich Itinerary

1 day in Austria & Munich Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
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Innsbruck, Austria
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Alpbach, Austria
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Zell am See, Austria
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Hallstatt, Austria
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St Gilgen, Austria
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Salzburg, Austria
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Vienna, Austria

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary app.

Vienna, Austria to Munich is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In December in Munich, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. You'll set off for Innsbruck on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors

Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel to Alpbach.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Alpbach, Austria

Alpbach is a town in western Austria in the state of Tyrol.HistoryThe earliest written record of the name Alpbach comes from 1150, although human settlement is known to have begun there before and around the year 1000, and a bronze axe found at Steinberger Joch in 1860 suggests that the route was already in use in the Hallstatt period.Christianity was first brought to the region in the 7th and 8th centuries by Irish and Scottish monks, and the patron saint of the parish church is in fact St. Before you visit Alpbach, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Alpbach in an hour. December in Alpbach sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -3°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Zell am See.

Things to do in Alpbach

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Zell am See, Austria

Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zell am See travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Alpbach to Zell am See takes 2 hours. Traveling from Alpbach in December, expect nights in Zell am See to be about the same, around -5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 1°C. You will leave for Hallstatt on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Hallstatt, Austria

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
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Drive from Zell am See to Hallstatt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel to St Gilgen.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

St Gilgen, Austria

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our St Gilgen holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to St Gilgen takes an hour. You'll set off for Salzburg on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in St Gilgen

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg tour planner.

Salzburg is just a short distance from St Gilgen. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. You'll set off for Vienna on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Salzburg

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Stephansplatz.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online road trip planner.

Drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.