16 days in Austria Itinerary

16 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Vienna
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Matrei in Osttirol
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Mayrhofen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Neustift im Stubaital
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Edmonton

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna travel itinerary planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Vienna is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Vienna is 8 hours. Traveling from Edmonton in September, Vienna is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can 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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Matrei in Osttirol.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

2
nights
Matrei in Osttirol

Matrei in Osttirol ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kalser Glocknerstrasse, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, and then don't miss a visit to Nationalparkhaus Matrei. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Umbalfaelle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Hopfgarten, and then head outdoors with Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Matrei in Osttirol trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Matrei in Osttirol in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Salzburg in October: highs in Matrei in Osttirol hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mayrhofen.

Things to do in Matrei in Osttirol

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Kalser Glocknerstrasse, Pfarrkirche Hopfgarten, Grossglockner, Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Umbalfaelle
Highlights from your plan
Grossglockner ©
Grossglockner
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Umbalfaelle
Umbalfaelle

2
nights
Mayrhofen

Mayrhofen ©
Mayrhofen is a town in the Zillertal (Ziller river valley) in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the activities along Achensee, then examine the collection at Hexenwasser, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Soll. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Rast am Hainzenberg, take a memorable drive along Zillertaler Hohenstrasse, then let the kids burn off some steam at Spruce Tree Castle, then hike along Walking Trails, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Granatkapelle von Maria Botta.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mayrhofen driving holiday tool.

Drive from Matrei in Osttirol to Mayrhofen in 2 hours. Traveling from Matrei in Osttirol in October, expect nights in Mayrhofen to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Mayrhofen

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Soll, Maria Rast am Hainzenberg, Spruce Tree Castle, Achensee, Zillertaler Hohenstrasse
Highlights from your plan
Walking Trails ©
Walking Trails
Zillertaler Hohenstrasse ©
Zillertaler Hohenstrasse
Achensee ©
Achensee

3
nights
Neustift im Stubaital

Neustift im Stubaital ©
Explore Neustift im Stubaital's surroundings by going to Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol), Swarovski Kristallwelten (in Wattens) and Innsbruck (Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, Dom zu St. Jakob, &more).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Neustift im Stubaital trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mayrhofen to Neustift im Stubaital in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Mayrhofen in October: highs in Neustift im Stubaital hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Kaltwassersee, Swarovski Kristallwelten
Highlights from your plan
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck ©
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck

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