10 days in Austria Itinerary

10 days in Austria Itinerary

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10 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Assling
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Salzburgforyou as well as Salzburger Christkindlmarkt. Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). Get in touch with nature at Badestrand Hallstatt and Gollinger Wasserfall. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral and steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Salzburg sightseeing planner.

Washington DC, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Salzburg, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect Salzburg to be little chillier, temps between 65°F and 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Assling.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Badestrand Hallstatt, Gollinger Wasserfall
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Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

1
night
Assling

Assling ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Vitalpinum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Assling.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Assling road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Assling takes 3 hours. In May in Assling, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Assling

Parks Wildlife
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Wildpark Assling ©
Wildpark Assling
Vitalpinum ©
Vitalpinum

2
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle), hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, and then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Kaltwassersee, then identify plant and animal life at Leutascher Geisterklamm, and then kick back and relax at Badestrand Achensee Nord.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Assling to Innsbruck by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Assling in May, you will find days in Innsbruck are somewhat warmer (67°F), and nights are about the same (47°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Badestrand Achensee Nord, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Kaltwassersee
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Badestrand Achensee Nord ©
Badestrand Achensee Nord
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle) ©
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide as well as Schönbrunn Zoo. Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Xocolatfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, head outdoors with Donauinsel, and stroll through Copa Beach.

For maps, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vienna online visit planner .

Fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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