15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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15 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  16​h
1
Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Matrei in Osttirol
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Innsbruck
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  17​h
End: Johannesburg

3
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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, laugh and play at Prater, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, and examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna online road trip planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Vienna is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Johannesburg to Vienna, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vienna, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, parks, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace.

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Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Matrei in Osttirol.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

3
nights
Matrei in Osttirol

Matrei in Osttirol ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Matrei in Osttirol: Außervillgraten (in Sillian), Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut) and Vitalpinum (in Assling).

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Matrei in Osttirol road trip site .

Getting from Salzburg to Matrei in Osttirol by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Matrei in Osttirol

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Außervillgraten, Nationalpark Hohe Tauern, Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Grossglockner, Vitalpinum
Highlights from your plan
Grossglockner ©
Grossglockner
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Vitalpinum ©
Vitalpinum

4
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone (in Rattenberg), Achensee (in Maurach) and Spruce Tree Castle (in Zell im Zillertal). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), pause for some serene contemplation at Herz-Jesu-Basilika, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and make a trip to Pfarrkirche Fulpmes.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Matrei in Osttirol to Innsbruck takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Matrei in Osttirol in October: highs in Innsbruck hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Spruce Tree Castle, Herz-Jesu-Basilika, Swarovski Crystal Worlds, Pfarrkirche Fulpmes, Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone
Highlights from your plan
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

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