14 days in Austria Itinerary

14 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria journey planner

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Fly to Munich, Train to Innsbruck
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Innsbruck
— 5 nights
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vienna
— 4 nights
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Innsbruck

— 5 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Step off the beaten path and head to Stubaier Gletscher and Rosshutte. Go for a jaunt from Innsbruck to Krimml to see Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo, explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, and hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck online day trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Innsbruck is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. In January, Innsbruck is colder than Dubai - with highs of 38°F and lows of 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Augustiner Braustubl and Salt Mine Hallein. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Liechtensteinklamm (in St Johann im Pongau) and Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof, make a trip to Stiegl-Brauwelt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, and view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Salzburg trip site.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 39°F during the day and 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks

Side Trips

Vienna

— 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Melk Abbey and Ringstrasse. Step out of Vienna with an excursion to Winzer Krems in Krems an der Donau--about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunner Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and make a trip to Heldenplatz.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in January, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
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.