16 days in Austria Itinerary

16 days in Austria Itinerary

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16 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Vienna
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Kaprun
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Indianapolis

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Melk Abbey and Graben and Kohlmarkt. Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and BahnhofCity Wien Hauptbahnhoffor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, look for gifts at Xocolat, and don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary tool .

Indianapolis, USA to Vienna is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Vienna is 6 hours. Traveling from Indianapolis in June, things will get little chillier in Vienna: highs are around 77°F and lows about 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get some cultural insight at Fortress Hohensalzburg and Salzburg Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Schloss Hellbrunn and St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). Go for a jaunt from Salzburg to Werfen to see Eisriesenwelt about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, browse the different shops at EUROPARK, and get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Salzburg trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Eisriesenwelt
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Red Bull Hangar-7 ©
Red Bull Hangar-7

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 20th (Sat), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", get great views at 5 Fingers, take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kaprun.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Obertraun
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatt Lutheran Church ©
Hallstatt Lutheran Church

2
nights
Kaprun

Kaprun ©
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn and then head outdoors with Grossglockner High Alpine Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, take in the dramatic scenery at Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), then look for gifts at SOPURE - Salt & Soaps, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kaprun trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Kaprun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 24th (Wed), fly down the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, make a trip to Pfarrkirche Fulpmes, then look for all kinds of wild species at Leutascher Geisterklamm, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bergisel Ski Jump. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Hinterriss-Eng, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck road trip site .

You can drive from Kaprun to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Historic Sites Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pfarrkirche Fulpmes, Hinterriss-Eng, Rosshutte, Stubaier Gletscher, Leutascher Geisterklamm
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Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Rosshutte ©
Rosshutte
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck

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