10 days in Austria Itinerary

10 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria Trip Planner

Make it your trip
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Vienna
— 5 nights
Fly
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Innsbruck
— 1 night
Drive
3
Zell am See
Drive
4
Salzburg
— 2 nights
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Vienna

— 5 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ringstrasse and Melk Abbey. Change things up with a short trip to Burg Perchtoldsdorf in Perchtoldsdorf (about 34 minutes away). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vienna online trip itinerary maker.

Bengaluru, India to Vienna is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in April, things will get cooler in Vienna: highs are around 19°C and lows about 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Innsbruck

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get outside with Bergisel Ski Jump, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, then browse the exhibits of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip planner.

Fly from Vienna to Innsbruck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors

Zell am See

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Zell am See day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Zell am See takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Zell am See

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Salzburg

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg visit planner.

You can drive from Zell am See to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Salzburg are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
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.