12 days in Salzburg, Zell am See & Innsbruck Itinerary

12 days in Salzburg, Zell am See & Innsbruck Itinerary

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12 days in Salzburg, Zell am See & Innsbruck Itinerary

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

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kids will enjoy Badestrand Hallstatt and Mirabell Palace. Head to Residenzgalerie Salzburg and Getreidegassefor plenty of shopping. Step out of Salzburg to go to Obertraun and see Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Spend the 6th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg online visit planner .

Mumbai, India to Salzburg is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in May, with highs in Salzburg at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Badestrand Hallstatt, Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

1
night
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 8th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Zell, then look for gifts at Charisma Am Stadtplatz, and then hit the slopes at Zell Am See.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zell am See tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Zell am See by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Zell Am See ©
Zell Am See
Lake Zell ©
Lake Zell
Charisma Am Stadtplatz ©
Charisma Am Stadtplatz

5
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Swarovski Crystal Worlds and The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl). Do your shopping at Haus Steht Kopf and Markthalle. Venture out of the city with trips to Hinterriss (Hinterriss-Eng & Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden), Golfpark Mieminger Plateau (in Mieming) and Friedensglocke (in Mosern). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Leutascher Geisterklamm, stop by Speckeria, explore the activities along Kaltwassersee, and make a trip to Altes Rathaus.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hinterriss, Haus Steht Kopf, Swarovski Kristallwelten, Friedensglocke, Leutascher Geisterklamm
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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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