11 days in Austria Itinerary

11 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Vienna
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Athens

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Vienna Naschmarkt. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the striking features of Rathaus, explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, and stop by Historic Center of Vienna.

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Athens, Greece to Vienna is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Vienna is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in August, things will get slightly colder in Vienna: highs are around 31°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

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 6th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre St. Wolfgang, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten. On the next day, take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, then take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hallstatt travel planning app.

Drive from Vienna to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus, Pfarre St. Wolfgang
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Pfarre St. Wolfgang ©
Pfarre St. Wolfgang
Salzwelten ©
Salzwelten
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Eisriesenwelt, then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip site.

Drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Salzburg are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Eisriesenwelt
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Eisriesenwelt ©
Eisriesenwelt

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 (Mon): head outdoors with Bergisel Ski Jump, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm). On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Innsbruck online tour planner.

Take a train from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
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The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Alpenzoo ©
Alpenzoo
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

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