11 days in Austria Itinerary

11 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Lienz
— 1 night
Drive
3
Achenkirch
— 1 night
Drive
4
Umhausen
— 1 night
Drive
5
Neustift im Stubaital
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Vienna
— 3 nights
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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.
On the 26th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lammerklamm, then explore the fascinating underground world of Eisriesenwelt, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Salzburg trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Salzburg is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Valletta in August, things will get a bit cooler in Salzburg: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Lienz.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Lienz

— 1 night
Lienz is a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 28th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Wildpark Assling, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationalpark Hohe Tauern, and then meet the residents at Streichelzoo Moosalm.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lienz trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Lienz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Achenkirch.

Things to do in Lienz

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Achenkirch

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): head outdoors with Rofanseilbahn, contemplate the waterfront views at Achensee, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Achensee Nord.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Achenkirch trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Lienz to Achenkirch by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Achenkirch can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Umhausen.

Things to do in Achenkirch

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Umhausen

— 1 night
Umhausen is a municipality in the Imst district and is located 17 km southeast of Imst at the Ötztaler Ache in the Ötztal. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Piburger See, look for all kinds of wild species at Greifvogelpark, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Stuibenfall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Umhausen road trip planner.

You can drive from Achenkirch to Umhausen in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Umhausen

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Neustift im Stubaital

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Serlesbahnen, then fly down the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Grawa Wasserfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob, then kick back and relax at Baggersee Rossau, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wolfsklamm Gorge.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Neustift im Stubaital trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Umhausen to Neustift im Stubaital takes 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Umhausen in August: highs in Neustift im Stubaital hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Vienna

— 3 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade, admire the striking features of Looshaus, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Neustift im Stubaital to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Neustift im Stubaital in September, with highs in Vienna at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.