13 days in Austria Itinerary

13 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria route planner

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Fly
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Vienna
— 1 night
Fly
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Neustift im Stubaital
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Assling
— 1 night
Drive
4
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Durnstein
— 3 nights
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Drive to Vienna International Airport, Fly to Ben Gurion International Airport, Drive to Jerusalem

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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.
To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna online vacation planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Vienna is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Jerusalem to Vienna, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jerusalem in October, with highs in Vienna at 17°C and lows at 8°C. On the 8th (Tue), you'll travel to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Shopping

Neustift im Stubaital

— 3 nights
Take a break from the city and head to Leutascher Geisterklamm and Kaltwassersee. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone and Grawa Wasserfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Zillertaler Hohenstrasse (in Hippach) and Tratzberg Castle (in Jenbach).

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Traveling by flight from Vienna to Neustift im Stubaital takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Vienna in October; daily highs in Neustift im Stubaital reach 13°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Assling.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Assling

— 1 night
On the 12th (Sat), have fun at Vithal Freizeitzentrum, identify plant and animal life at Vitalpinum, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildpark Assling.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Assling trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Neustift im Stubaital to Assling takes 3 hours. October in Assling sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Assling

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Hallstatt

— 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt trip maker tool.

You can drive from Assling to Hallstatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg online road trip planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Durnstein.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Durnstein

— 3 nights
Dürnstein is a small town on the Danube river in the Krems-Land district, in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Duernstein, don't miss a visit to Stift Durnstein, admire the landmark architecture of Melk Abbey, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt, then steep yourself in history at Wehrkirche St. Michael, and finally do a tasting at Weingut Kolkmann. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Burg Clam, step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Ruttenstein, and then contemplate the long history of Stift Herzogenburg.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Durnstein trip builder website.

You can drive from Salzburg to Durnstein in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Salzburg in October, Durnstein is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Durnstein

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

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.