16 days in Austria Itinerary

16 days in Austria Itinerary

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Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly
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Neustift im Stubaital
— 3 nights
Drive
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Mayrhofen
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lienz
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
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Vienna

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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, stroll through Schonbrunner Gardens, don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, and get in on the family fun at Prater.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Vienna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Vienna, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks

Neustift im Stubaital

— 3 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Neustift im Stubaital: Salvesenklamm (in Tarrenz), Bikepark Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis (in Fiss) and Imst (Rosengartenschlucht & Alpine Coaster).

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Neustift im Stubaital trip app.

Fly from Vienna to Neustift im Stubaital in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Vienna in July, with highs in Neustift im Stubaital at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Mayrhofen.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Mayrhofen

— 3 nights
Mayrhofen is a town in the Zillertal (Ziller river valley) in the Austrian state of Tyrol. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mayrhofen: Achensee (in Maurach), Hexenwasser (in Soll) and Hinterriss (Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden & Hinterriss-Eng). And it doesn't end there: have fun at Spruce Tree Castle, look for all kinds of wild species at Kundler Klamm, get in on the family fun at Kletterzentrum Zillertal, and make a trip to Mariastein.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mayrhofen online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Neustift im Stubaital to Mayrhofen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Neustift im Stubaital in July: highs in Mayrhofen hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Lienz.

Things to do in Mayrhofen

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Lienz

— 3 nights
Lienz is a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Explore Lienz's surroundings by going to Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut), Langlauf- und Biathlonzentrum (in Obertilliach) and Kalser Glocknerstrasse (in Kals am Grossglockner). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, get to know the resident critters at Streichelzoo Moosalm, make a trip to Nationalparkhaus Matrei, and get in on the family fun at Wichtelpark.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lienz trip planner.

You can drive from Mayrhofen to Lienz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July in Lienz, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Lienz

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Step out of Salzburg with an excursion to Gollinger Wasserfall in Golling an der Salzach--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Lienz to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Salzburg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.