15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner

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Salzburg
— 2 nights
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Schladming
— 5 nights
Drive
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Leoben
— 3 nights
Drive
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Graz
— 1 night
Drive
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Vienna
— 3 nights
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Salzburg

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, browse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), shop like a local with Getreidegasse, and pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Salzburg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Salzburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect nights in Salzburg to be much colder, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Schladming.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Schladming

— 5 nights
Schladming is a small former mining town in the northwest of the Austrian state of Styria that is now a popular tourist destination. Explore Schladming's surroundings by going to Stift Admont (in Admont) and Dachstein Giant Ice Caves (in Obertraun). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Wilde Wasser, head outdoors with Silberkarklamm, take in the views from Dachstein Suspension Bridge, and hit the slopes at Planai & Hochwurzen.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Schladming trip planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Schladming in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Leoben.

Things to do in Schladming

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Leoben

— 3 nights
Leoben is a Styrian city in central Austria, located by the Mur river. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Leoben: Abenteuer Erzberg (in Eisenerz), Wasserlochklamm (in Palfau) and Therme Aqualux (in Fohnsdorf). Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Red Bull Ring and get outside with Baerenschuetzklamm.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Leoben trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Schladming to Leoben takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You'll set off for Graz on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Leoben

Outdoors · Spas · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Graz

— 1 night
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Graz online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Leoben to Graz takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Graz can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Vienna.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Vienna

— 3 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 31st (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Center of Vienna, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and then stroll around Prater.

Before you visit Vienna, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Graz to Vienna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Vienna are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

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.