16 days in Austria Itinerary

16 days in Austria Itinerary

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16 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Vienna
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
3
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sautens
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Dubai

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Belvedere Palace and Judenplatz. You'll explore and learn at MuseumsQuartier and Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum). Spend a fun-filled day on the 10th (Mon) at Prater. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, and admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Vienna is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Vienna. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in July; daily highs in Vienna reach 31°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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 Eisriesenwelt and Untersberg. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fortress Hohensalzburg and Mozart-Wohnhaus. Step out of Salzburg to go to Golling an der Salzach and see Gollinger Wasserfall, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hellbrunn Castle (Schloss Hellbrun), examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stift Nonnberg, and take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Salzburg tour planner.

Fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gollinger Wasserfall
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ambras Castle and Hexenwasser. Get outdoors at Leutascher Geisterklamm and Achensee. When in Innsbruck, make a side trip to see Grawa Wasserfall in Neustift im Stubaital, approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bergisel Ski Jump and hit the slopes at Rosshutte.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck travel planner.

Traveling by train from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sautens.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Hexenwasser, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Grawa Wasserfall, Rosshutte, Achensee
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Achensee ©
Achensee
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

1
night
Sautens

Sautens ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the activities along Piburger Lake and then get in on the family fun at Alpine Coaster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then take in the dramatic scenery at Stuibenfall.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sautens vacation planner.

Drive from Innsbruck to Sautens in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Sautens are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sautens

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Piburger See, Alpine Coaster, Stuibenfall
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Stuibenfall ©
Stuibenfall
Alpine Coaster ©
Alpine Coaster
Piburger See ©
Piburger See

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