15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Vienna
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 4 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 3 nights
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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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Albertina, and examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Jeddah to Vienna, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in June, things will get colder in Vienna: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Hallstatt

— 3 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Hallstatt is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, hike along Echernwand, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Vienna to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Salzburg

— 4 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, and cool off at Alpenseebad Mondsee.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Innsbruck

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, then hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, and finally explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Thaur. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, meet the residents at Alpenzoo, get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip tool.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 15th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.