12 days in Austria & Munich Itinerary

12 days in Austria & Munich Itinerary

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Fly to Memmingen Allgau Airport, Drive to Munich
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Zell am See, Austria
— 1 night
Drive to Salzburg Airport, Fly to Surat

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Munich, Germany

— 2 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.
On the 6th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and then make a trip to Marienplatz. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along English Garden, then steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich day trip site.

Surat, India to Munich is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Surat to Munich, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Munich is much colder than Surat - with highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature

Vienna, Austria

— 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Mozarthaus Vienna.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vienna online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Vienna sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can fly to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Innsbruck, Austria

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Bergisel Ski Jump, then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, and then get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Innsbruck takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 12th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent, admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg day trip planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Salzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. April in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Hallstatt, Austria

— 1 night

Pearl of Austria

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 14th (Thu): explore the activities along Gosauseen, explore the activities along Hallstatter See, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt road trip tool.

Getting from Salzburg to Hallstatt by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Zell am See, Austria

— 1 night
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 15th (Fri): get great views at Gipfelwelt 3000, stop by Teekorb & Tridor, and then explore the activities along Lake Zell.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zell am See trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hallstatt to Zell am See by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Zell am See sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zell am See

Nature · Shopping · Parks

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.