15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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15 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly:  14​h
1
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h
2
Salzburg
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Vienna
— 6 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Amritsar

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Spruce Tree Castle (in Zell im Zillertal), Achensee (in Maurach) and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone (in Rattenberg). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Herz-Jesu-Basilika, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle).

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck day trip planning site .

Amritsar, India to Innsbruck is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Amritsar in October: high temperatures in Innsbruck hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swarovski Kristallwelten, Achensee, Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, Pfarrkirche Fulpmes, Herz-Jesu-Basilika
Highlights from your plan
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten

5
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Museum St Johann in Tirol (in St Johann in Tirol) and Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Museum St Johann in Tirol, Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Grossglockner
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

6
nights
Vienna

Vienna ©
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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, and see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna driving holiday planning app .

Fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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