15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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15 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
train + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kaprun
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Salzburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Vienna
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Dusseldorf

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Visiting Leutascher Geisterklamm and Rosshutte will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Grawa Wasserfall and Bergisel Ski Jump. Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital) and Hintertuxer Gletscher (in Hintertux). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck and contemplate the waterfront views at Kaltwassersee.

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Dusseldorf, Germany to Innsbruck is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kaprun.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Seefeld in Tirol, Neustift im Stubaital, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Hintertuxer Gletscher
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Grawa Wasserfall ©
Grawa Wasserfall
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Hintertuxer Gletscher ©
Hintertuxer Gletscher

3
nights
Kaprun

Kaprun ©
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Visiting Grossglockner High Alpine Road and Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kitzsteinhorn and Casino Zell am See. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kaprun: Schmittenhohe (in Zell am See) and Liechtensteinklamm (in St Johann im Pongau). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Teekorb & Tridor.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kaprun trip planner .

You can drive from Innsbruck to Kaprun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Zell am See, Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Liechtensteinklamm, Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle)
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Liechtensteinklamm ©
Liechtensteinklamm
Schmittenhohe ©
Schmittenhohe
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road

4
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Step out of the city life by going to Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and Gollinger Wasserfall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Untersberg and Red Bull Hangar-7. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Dachser Wasserfall (in Abtenau), Salt Mine Hallein (in Hallein) and Hallstatt (Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", & more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika St. Michael, and kick back and relax at Strandbad Weyregg.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip planner .

Drive from Kaprun to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hallstatt, Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, Salt Mine Hallein, Basilika St. Michael, Gollinger Wasserfall
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Untersberg
Untersberg
Gollinger Wasserfall ©
Gollinger Wasserfall

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Wachau Valley and Kahlenberg. Step off the beaten path and head to Graben and Kohlmarkt and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Venture out of the city with trips to Melk Abbey (in Melk) and Weingut Leo Hillinger (in Jois). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Ringstrasse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche, explore the world behind art at Leopold Museum, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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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 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Melk Abbey, Wachau Valley, Weingut Leo Hillinger
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Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley
Kahlenberg ©
Kahlenberg
Graben and Kohlmarkt ©
Graben and Kohlmarkt

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