12 days in Vienna, Salzburg & Hallstadt Itinerary

12 days in Vienna, Salzburg & Hallstadt Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hallstadt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 4 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, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna attractions planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Jeddah in October; daily highs in Vienna reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Salzburg, Austria

— 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Hallstatt (Hallstatter See & Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"), Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach) and Innsbruck (Maria-Theresien-Strasse, The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), &more). The adventure continues: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Salzburg trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hallstadt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hallstadt, Germany

— 2 nights
Hallstadt is a town in the Upper Franconian district of Bamberg on the left bank of the Main, 4 km north of Bamberg.GeographyHallstadt borders in the south on the city of Bamberg and in the west on the Main. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Giechburg, then step into the grandiose world of Seehof Castle, and then stop by Ertl Zentrum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hallstadt trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstadt takes 4 hours. October in Hallstadt sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hallstadt

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips