13 days in Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

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1
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
2
Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
4
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
5
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
6
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
7
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights

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night
Vienna, Austria

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at The Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then head outdoors with Donauinsel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of St. Virgil, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

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Bangkok, Thailand to Vienna is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Vienna is minus 6 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Bangkok in May, with highs in Vienna at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 8th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Hallstatt route planner.

Drive from Vienna to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Residenzgalerie Salzburg, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), shop like a local with Getreidegasse, thentake an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Salzburg trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Salzburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) ©
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)

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night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Museums
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten).

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Lucerne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) ©
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 13th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, glide through the air with Hang Gliding Interlaken, thentake in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, thentake in the exciting artwork at Galerie Wydi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, and then wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Interlaken vacation app.

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Historic Sites Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Bern, Lauterbrunnen Church
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The Cathedral of Bern ©
The Cathedral of Bern
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Hang Gliding Interlaken ©
Hang Gliding Interlaken

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 15th (Fri), get curious at CERN, thentake advantage of the amenities at Bains des Paquis, thenponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mont Saleve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum and then take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Interlaken to Geneva by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Geneva sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Mont Saleve
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Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Mont Saleve ©
Mont Saleve

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