17 days in Austria Itinerary

17 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria planner

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Vienna
— 4 nights
Fly
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Solden
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Drive
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Obertilliach
— 1 night
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
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Vienna

— 4 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, walk around Prater, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vienna travel route planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Vienna is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Vienna. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in Vienna at 61°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly to Solden.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Solden

— 2 nights
Sölden is a municipality in the Ötztal valley of Tyrol, Austria.GeographyAt c. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): fly down the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, head outdoors with Muehlendorf Gschnitz, and then trek along Mittelberg Gletscherexpress - Pitztaler Gletscherbahn. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zirbenwald, and then hit the slopes at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Solden attractions planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Solden in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Vienna in April, with highs in Solden at 50°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Solden

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Innsbruck

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Pfarramt Soll (in Soll) and Spruce Tree Castle (in Zell im Zillertal). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the waterfront views at River Inn, and get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Innsbruck attractions planning tool.

Drive from Solden to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Solden in April, you will find days in Innsbruck are somewhat warmer (61°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Obertilliach.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Obertilliach

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Pfarrkirche zum hl. Apostel Jakobus d. Alteren, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Assling, look for all kinds of wild species at Vitalpinum, then get outside with Langlauf- und Biathlonzentrum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pfarrkirche St. Ulrich - Obertilliach.

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Getting from Innsbruck to Obertilliach by car takes about 3 hours. When traveling from Innsbruck in April, plan for little chillier days in Obertilliach, with highs around 54°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Obertilliach

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hallstatt

— 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

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 27th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Waldbachstrub Waterfall, enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then stroll through Badestrand Hallstatt, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See.

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Getting from Obertilliach to Hallstatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Salzburg

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum.

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You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Salzburg sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.