13 days in Austria Itinerary

13 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Vienna
— 1 night
Fly
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Zell am See
— 6 nights
Drive
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Zell im Zillertal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vienna
— 3 nights
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Vienna

— 1 night

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.
On the 31st (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace and then make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna route tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 8-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Vienna. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in July, with highs in Vienna at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Zell am See.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites

Zell am See

— 6 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Zell am See side-trips: Edelweissspitze (in Fusch), Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun) and Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell, take in the dramatic scenery at Liechtensteinklamm, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Elisabethkapelle, and head outdoors with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zell am See route builder website.

You can fly from Vienna to Zell am See in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zell am See, with lows of 15°C. You'll set off for Zell im Zillertal on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Zell im Zillertal

— 2 nights
On the 7th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Kufstein Fortress, explore the activities along Achensee, and then get to know the fascinating history of Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Zell im Zillertal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zell am See to Zell im Zillertal takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Zell im Zillertal

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Vienna

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

See some other sides of Vienna: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, make a trip to Haus der Musik Wien, and get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center of Vienna.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zell im Zillertal to Vienna. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.