16 days in Austria Itinerary

16 days in Austria Itinerary

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16 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Amman
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Vienna
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Kaprun
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Fly + Foot + Bus:  12 h 45 min
End: Amman

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.
Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Imperial Palace (Hofburg) capture your imagination. Get outdoors at Wachau Valley and Kahlenberg. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Melk Abbey (in Melk) and Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, kick back and relax at Copa Beach, take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner .

Amman, Jordan to Vienna is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amman to Vienna. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Amman in August: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 31°C and lows are around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Burgruine Duernstein, Melk Abbey, Wachau Valley
Highlights from your plan
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fortress Hohensalzburg and Salzburger Freilichtmuseum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Red Bull Hangar-7 and Gollinger Wasserfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Mattsee (FAHRTRAUM & Stift Mattsee). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, hunt for treasures at Salzburger Christkindlmarkt, look for gifts at Einfach Schoen MODE, and take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg route planner .

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Mattsee, Salzburger Freilichtmuseum, Gollinger Wasserfall
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Red Bull Hangar-7 ©
Red Bull Hangar-7
Gollinger Wasserfall ©
Gollinger Wasserfall

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore hidden gems such as Grawa Wasserfall and Badestrand Achensee Nord. For shopping fun, head to Haus Steht Kopf or Speckeria. When in Innsbruck, make a side trip to see Parasailing & Paragliding in Neustift im Stubaital, approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, see the interesting displays at Glockengiesserei Grassmayr, and get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck online trip maker .

You can take a train from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. August in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kaprun.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital, Haus Steht Kopf, Badestrand Achensee Nord
Highlights from your plan
Badestrand Achensee Nord ©
Badestrand Achensee Nord
Grawa Wasserfall ©
Grawa Wasserfall
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum ©
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum

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 20th (Tue): head outdoors with Grossglockner High Alpine Road, stop by Charisma Am Stadtplatz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St.Margareta Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) and then stroll through Kitzsteinhorn.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kaprun day trip planner .

You can drive from Innsbruck to Kaprun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Charisma Am Stadtplatz, Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Highlights from your plan
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) ©
Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle)
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): go for a walk through Old Town, don't miss a visit to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, explore the activities along Hallstatter See, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt holiday builder tool .

You can drive from Kaprun to Hallstatt in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Salzwelten ©
Salzwelten

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