15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria itinerary planner

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Fly to Innsbruck Airport, Drive to Kappl
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Kappl
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nesselwaengle
— 1 night
Drive
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Achenkirch
— 1 night
Drive
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St. Ulrich am Pillersee
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vienna
— 5 nights
Fly

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Kappl

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): hit the slopes at See Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Kappl, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anthony of Padua. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Erlebniswelt Goldwasser Nauders and then fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Nauders Bergkastel.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kappl itinerary builder website.

Doha, Qatar to Kappl is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Doha to Kappl, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in December, expect Kappl to be colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nesselwaengle.

Things to do in Kappl

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Nesselwaengle

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rodelbahn Krinnenalpe, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lourdeskapelle, and then take in the awesome beauty at Sessellift Wannenjoch.

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Traveling by car from Kappl to Nesselwaengle takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Achenkirch.

Things to do in Nesselwaengle

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trip

Achenkirch

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Dreifaltigkeitskirche Church (Church of the Holy Trinity), contemplate the waterfront views at Achensee, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Christlum.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Achenkirch trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Nesselwaengle to Achenkirch by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Achenkirch when traveling from Nesselwaengle in December, with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Ulrich am Pillersee.

Things to do in Achenkirch

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

St. Ulrich am Pillersee

— 2 nights
On the 25th (Wed), hit the slopes at Nachtski Soell, then hit the slopes at Pro-Skischule, and then fly down the slopes at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Sommerrodelbahn Walchsee and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Buchensteinwand Ski Area.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read St. Ulrich am Pillersee road trip website.

Getting from Achenkirch to St. Ulrich am Pillersee by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Achenkirch in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in St. Ulrich am Pillersee: temperatures range from 1°C by day to -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in St. Ulrich am Pillersee

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Salzburg

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Attractions like Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Obertauern Ski Resort make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: stroll through Mirabell Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Ulrich am Pillersee to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from St. Ulrich am Pillersee in December, you will find days in Salzburg are somewhat warmer (6°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Vienna

— 5 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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

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.