17 days in Austria Itinerary

17 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Vienna
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Melk
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Zell am See
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Innsbruck
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
St. Anton am Arlberg
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien and Leopold Museum. Get some cultural insight at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum) and MuseumsQuartier Wien. The adventure continues: stop by Galleria, admire the striking features of Hundertwasserhaus, explore the engaging exhibits at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), and learn about all things military at Heeresgeschichtliches Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna tour planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Vienna is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Vienna. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Vienna to be cooler, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Melk.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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MuseumsQuartier Wien ©
MuseumsQuartier Wien
Galleria ©
Galleria
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien ©
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien

1
night
Melk

Melk ©
Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
On the 20th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Winzer Krems, see the interesting displays at Museum Niederoesterreich, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Melk Abbey.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Melk trip planner.

Traveling by train from Vienna to Melk takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Melk sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Melk

Wineries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Museum Niederoesterreich, Winzer Krems
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Winzer Krems ©
Winzer Krems
Museum Niederoesterreich ©
Museum Niederoesterreich
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Do your shopping at Getreidegasse and Alte furst-erzbischofliche Hofapotheke. Get a sense of the local culture at Franziskanerkirche and Mozarts Geburtshaus. Next up on the itinerary: join in the after-dark buzz at Augustiner Braustubl, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and see the interesting displays at Haus der Natur.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip builder app.

You can drive from Melk to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melk in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Salzburg, with lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Franziskanerkirche ©
Franziskanerkirche
Augustiner Braustubl ©
Augustiner Braustubl
Getreidegasse ©
Getreidegasse

2
nights
Zell am See

Zell am See ©
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stroll through Kitzsteinhorn and then pause for some serene contemplation at St.Margareta Church. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm and then take a memorable drive along Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zell am See online tour planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Zell am See by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Salzburg in December, expect Zell am See to be slightly colder, temps between 1°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors Winter Sports Nature

Side Trips

Kaprun, Grossglockner High Alpine Road
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Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm ©
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm
St.Margareta Church ©
St.Margareta Church

4
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kufstein Fortress and Altstadt von Innsbruck. Get some cultural insight at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) and Schloss Ambras Innsbruck. Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital) and Auracher Loechl (in Kufstein). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Speckeria, head outdoors with Bergisel Ski Jump, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Zell am See in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Innsbruck, with highs around 6°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to St. Anton am Arlberg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kufstein, Stubaier Gletscher, Rosshutte
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Kufstein Fortress
Kufstein Fortress
Auracher Loechl ©
Auracher Loechl
Speckeria ©
Speckeria

3
nights
St. Anton am Arlberg

St. Anton am Arlberg ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Alpinarium Galtur and Schloss Landeck. Take a break from the city and head to Ski Arlberg and Ischgl-Samnaun ski area. Step out of St. Anton am Arlberg with an excursion to Casino Bregenz in Bregenz--about 1h 15 min away.

Before you visit St. Anton am Arlberg, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Take a train from Innsbruck to St. Anton am Arlberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Anton am Arlberg

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ski Arlberg, Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, Alpinarium Galtur, Casino Bregenz, Schloss Landeck
Highlights from your plan
Ski Arlberg ©
Ski Arlberg
Alpinarium Galtur ©
Alpinarium Galtur
Schloss Landeck ©
Schloss Landeck

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