14 days in Austria, Garmisch-Partenkirchen & Munich Itinerary

14 days in Austria, Garmisch-Partenkirchen & Munich Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Kaprun, Austria
— 2 nights
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Zell am See, Austria
— 3 nights
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Seefeld in Tirol, Austria
— 3 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 2 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.
On the 9th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Rathausplatz, appreciate the history behind Maria Theresia Denkmal, and then get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, steep yourself in history at Cafe Gloriette, then don't miss a visit to State Hall of the Austrian National Library, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Vienna is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Vienna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in August, things will get much colder in Vienna: highs are around 31°C and lows about 18°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel to Kaprun.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Kaprun, Austria

— 2 nights
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): head outdoors with Klammsee and then pause for some serene contemplation at St.Margareta Church. On the next day, stroll through Maiskogel, get outside with Weisssee, then examine the collection at Keltendorf in Uttendorf, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Tauern Spa.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaprun trip site.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Kaprun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vienna in August, plan for little chillier nights in Kaprun, with lows around 15°C. You'll set off for Zell am See on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors · Spas · Museums · Winter Sports

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Zell am See, Austria

— 3 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.
Bring the kids along to Lake Zell and Strandbad Zeller See. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wild & Adventure Park Ferleiten and Bike Circus Saalbach. Venture out of the city with trips to Timoks Wild World (in Fieberbrunn) and Skischule Sturm Almenwelt Lofer (in Lofer). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Schmittenhohe, tour the pleasant surroundings at New Schmittenhohe Mountain Paths, don't miss a visit to Light show on the Lake, and take advantage of the amenities at Zell Am See.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Zell am See day trip website.

Zell am See is very close to Kaprun. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Seefeld in Tirol.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Seefeld in Tirol, Austria

— 3 nights
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alpine Coaster and Piburger See. Kids will appreciate attractions like AREA 47 and AUDIOVERSUM - ScienceCenter. Venture out of the city with trips to Rosengartenschlucht (in Imst) and Innsbruck (Alpenzoo & Hofgarten).

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seefeld in Tirol sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Zell am See to Seefeld in Tirol in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Seefeld in Tirol

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

— 1 night
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
On the 19th (Thu), trek along Hollentalklamm, fly down the slopes at Alpspitz, then get great views at Aussichtsplattform AlpspiX, and finally get outside with Riessersee. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Kolbensattel, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Linderhof, then head outdoors with Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, then don't miss a visit to Pilatushaus, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Wank Mountain.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seefeld in Tirol to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes an hour. August in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 21st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, then examine the collection at NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen, then explore the activities along English Garden, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Schleissheim.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Munich are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Austria travel guide

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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.