11 days in Salzburg, Zell am See & Innsbruck Itinerary

11 days in Salzburg, Zell am See & Innsbruck Itinerary

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11 days in Salzburg, Zell am See & Innsbruck Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Train:  13 h 30 min
1
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Zell am See
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Innsbruck
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Salzburg Museum and Mirabell Palace. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Residenzgalerie Salzburg and Getreidegasse. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), view the masterpieces at Atelier Thomas Selinger, wander the streets of Steingasse, and admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom).

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip builder website .

Mumbai, India to Salzburg is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Salzburg reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

2
nights
Zell am See

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 7th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Schmittenhohe. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Grossglockner High Alpine Road and then hit the slopes at Kitzsteinhorn.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Zell am See itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Zell am See takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Zell am See are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kitzsteinhorn, Grossglockner High Alpine Road
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Schmittenhohe ©
Schmittenhohe
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road

4
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Haus Steht Kopf and Markthalle. Swarovski Crystal Worlds and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch), Kundler Klamm (in Muhltal) and Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hinterriss-Eng, fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, admire the landmark architecture of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and explore the activities along River Inn.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck online trip builder .

You can take a train from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In May in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kaltwassersee, Haus Steht Kopf, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Hinterriss-Eng, Golfpark Mieminger Plateau
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Hinterriss-Eng ©
Hinterriss-Eng
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten

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