12 days in Austria Itinerary

12 days in Austria Itinerary

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12 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Kitzbuhel
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  5​h 30​min
End: Brussels

3
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, and don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip builder app .

Brussels, Belgium to Vienna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, parks, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip planner .

Fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

2
nights
Kitzbuhel

Kitzbuhel ©
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Soll, then make a splash at Freibad Wildschonau, and then explore the activities along Schwimmbad und Badesee. Keep things going the next day: cool off at KaiserBad Ellmau, examine the collection at Hexenwasser, then explore the activities along Ahornsee, and finally explore the activities along Hechtsee.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Kitzbuhel trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Salzburg to Kitzbuhel in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daytime highs in Kitzbuhel are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Soll, Freibad Wildschonau, KaiserBad Ellmau, Hechtsee, Schwimmbad und Badesee
Highlights from your plan
Hechtsee ©
Hechtsee
Freibad Wildschonau ©
Freibad Wildschonau
Pfarramt Soll ©
Pfarramt Soll

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Achensee (in Maurach) and Badestrand Achensee Nord (in Achenkirch). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, contemplate the long history of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle), and explore the activities along Kaltwassersee.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck day trip planning website .

Drive from Kitzbuhel to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Swarovski Kristallwelten, Achensee, Kaltwassersee, Badestrand Achensee Nord
Highlights from your plan
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

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