10 days in Austria Itinerary

10 days in Austria Itinerary

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10 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Kota Kinabalu
+2
Fly + bus + train:  19​h 15​min
1
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
2
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Vienna
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Kota Kinabalu

2
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): walk around Swarovski Crystal Worlds, contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle), hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, then get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia to Innsbruck is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kota Kinabalu to Innsbruck. Traveling from Kota Kinabalu in May, things will get colder in Innsbruck: highs are around 22°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
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Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally pause for some photo ops at Caldera Sculpture.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Innsbruck to Salzburg by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In May in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Old Town and then go deep underground at Salzwelten. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, and finally stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Salzwelten ©
Salzwelten
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

2
nights
Vienna

Vienna ©
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.
On the 16th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and then meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Hallstatt to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In May, daytime highs in Vienna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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