12 days in Austria, Baden-Baden & Fussen Itinerary

12 days in Austria, Baden-Baden & Fussen Itinerary

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Fly to Frankfurt, Train to Baden-Baden
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Baden-Baden, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fussen, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lech, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Baden-Baden, Germany

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 21st (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Museum Frieder Burda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Europa-Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Baden-Baden travel route website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Baden-Baden is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or fly. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Baden-Baden: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fussen.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Fussen, Germany

Southern End of the Romantic Road

Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kalvarienberg, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Fuessen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, then get outside with Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof, and finally take some stellar pictures from Maxsteg an der Fussener Klamm-Fall.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fussen trip website.

Traveling by car from Baden-Baden to Fussen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Fussen, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lech.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Lech, Austria

On the 26th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Senn's Wonder Walking Trail, then step into the grandiose world of Burg Kronburg, and then don't miss a visit to Burg Schrofenstein Bei Landeck / Stanz. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Berglisee, then walk around Erlebnispark Vider Truja, and then get outside with Tobogganing.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lech visit site.

Traveling by car from Fussen to Lech takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Lech can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Lech

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Piburger See (in Oetz), Maurach (Achensee & Rofanseilbahn) and Wolfsklamm Gorge (in Stans). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), identify plant and animal life at Rosengartenschlucht, and stop by House of Tea & Coffee.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip planner.

Drive from Lech to Innsbruck in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

2
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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Salzburg itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Austria travel guide

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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.