10 days in Austria Itinerary

10 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria travel planner

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Salzburg
— 1 night
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Alpbach
— 1 night
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Heiligenblut
— 1 night
Drive
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Fusch
— 1 night
Drive
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Zell am See
— 1 night
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Hallstatt
— 1 night
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Vienna
— 3 nights
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Salzburg

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 28th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) and then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle.

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Dublin, Ireland to Salzburg is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Dublin to Salzburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in June: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Alpbach.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Alpbach

— 1 night
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. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Wasserfall Hart, tour or see a game at Freibad Wildschonau, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarramt St. Oswald Alpbach.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Alpbach travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Alpbach in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Alpbach

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Heiligenblut

— 1 night
Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St Vincent, take in the dramatic scenery at Vodopad Jungfernsprung, then admire all the interesting features of Grossglockner High Alpine Road, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Goldgraberdorf Heiligenblut.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Heiligenblut visit planner.

Traveling by car from Alpbach to Heiligenblut takes 3 hours. While traveling from Alpbach, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Heiligenblut, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Fusch.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Fun & Games · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Fusch

— 1 night
Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße is a municipality, at the foot of Grossglockner mountain, in the district of Zell am See (Pinzgau region), in the state of Salzburg in Austria. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Erlebniswelt Holz Muhlauersage and then take some stellar pictures from Edelweissspitze.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fusch trip maker website.

You can drive from Heiligenblut to Fusch in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zell am See.

Things to do in Fusch

Museums

Zell am See

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): head outdoors with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell, and finally stop by SOPURE - Salt & Soaps.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zell am See trip planner.

Zell am See is very close to Fusch. In July, daytime highs in Zell am See are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Hallstatt

— 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 4th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, then don't miss a visit to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then explore the activities along Hallstatter See, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt trip planner.

Getting from Zell am See to Hallstatt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Vienna

— 3 nights

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna online itinerary planner.

Getting from Hallstatt to Vienna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.