11 days in Austria & Munich Itinerary

11 days in Austria & Munich Itinerary

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Fly to Salzburg Airport, Drive to Zell am See
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Zell am See, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Zell am See, Austria

— 2 nights
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.
On the 29th (Sat), get outside with Pillerseetal, contemplate the waterfront views at Pillersee, then play a few rounds at Golfclub Kitzbuhel, and finally look for gifts at SOPURE - Salt & Soaps. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St Vincent and then get outside with Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zell am See trip itinerary maker app.

Muscat, Oman to Zell am See is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Muscat in August; daily highs in Zell am See reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Golf · Nature

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 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 31st (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with The Selinger, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, then don't miss a visit to Linzergasse, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, get engrossed in the history at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg day trip 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 August in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Badestrand Achensee Nord, hike along Gaisalm, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Kaltwassersee, then look for all kinds of wild species at Leutascher Geisterklamm, then hike along Friedensglocke, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hafelekarspitze.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 4 nights

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.
Do your shopping at Viktualienmarkt and Galeria Kaufhof. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Munich road trip planning site.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.