18 days in Austria & Berchtesgaden Itinerary

18 days in Austria & Berchtesgaden Itinerary

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Klagenfurt, Austria
— 2 nights
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Heiligenblut, Austria
— 2 nights
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Kals am Grossglockner, Austria
— 1 night
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Maurach, Austria
— 1 night
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Krimml, Austria
— 1 night
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Kaprun, Austria
— 1 night
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Zell am See, Austria
— 2 nights
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Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Werfen, Austria
— 1 night
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Golling an der Salzach, Austria
— 1 night
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Obertraun, Austria
— 1 night
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
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Gmunden, Austria
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Klagenfurt, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
You've now added Lake Worthersee to your itinerary. On the 14th (Mon), find your balance on the water with Sup2Gether - SUP Stand Up Paddel Center, walk around Europapark, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Worthersee, and finally find something for the whole family at Minimundus.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Klagenfurt trip planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Klagenfurt is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In September, daily temperatures in Klagenfurt can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Heiligenblut, Austria

— 2 nights
Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. Your day by day itinerary now includes Großglockner National Park. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Großglockner National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Burg Groppenstein, then Head underground at Raggaschlucht, and then take a memorable drive along Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Heiligenblut trip planner.

You can drive from Klagenfurt to Heiligenblut in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Klagenfurt in September, plan for little chillier days in Heiligenblut, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Kals am Grossglockner.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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Kals am Grossglockner, Austria

— 1 night
Grossglockner has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Kalser Glocknerstrasse, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, then don't miss a visit to Nationalparkhaus Matrei, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St. Alban.

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Traveling by car from Heiligenblut to Kals am Grossglockner takes 1.5 hours. In September in Kals am Grossglockner, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Maurach.

Things to do in Kals am Grossglockner

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maurach, Austria

— 1 night
Achensee has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Tratzberg Castle, trek along Gaisalm, then head outdoors with Rofanseilbahn, and finally explore the activities along Achensee.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Maurach trip planner.

Drive from Kals am Grossglockner to Maurach in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Krimml.

Things to do in Maurach

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

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Krimml, Austria

— 1 night
Krimml is a municipality in the federal state of Salzburg, Austria, in the Pinzgau region.GeographyIt is located in the Zell am See District, 54 km from the district's capital. You've now added Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) to your itinerary. On the 19th (Sat), make a trip to WasserWelten, take in the dramatic scenery at Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), then take in the dramatic scenery at Wasserfall Hart, and finally don't miss a visit to Gletscherblickalm Hochkrimml.

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You can drive from Maurach to Krimml in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Krimml sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kaprun.

Things to do in Krimml

Parks · Nature

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Kaprun, Austria

— 1 night
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kitzsteinhorn has been added to your itinerary. On the 20th (Sun), head outdoors with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kitzsteinhorn, and then relax and rejuvenate at Tauern Spa.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaprun attractions planner.

You can drive from Krimml to Kaprun in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Kaprun, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature

Zell am See, Austria

— 2 nights
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Zell as well as Schmittenhohe. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): grab your bike and head to Schattberg X-press, then hit the slopes at Zell Am See, and then explore the activities along Lake Zell. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Schmittenhohe and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Elisabethkapelle.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zell am See visit planning site.

Zell am See is very close to Kaprun. In September in Zell am See, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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Berchtesgaden, Germany

— 1 night

Germany's Mountain Gem

Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
On the 23rd (Wed), get great views at The Eagle's Nest, then contemplate the waterfront views at Obersee, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Konigssee.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Berchtesgaden day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Zell am See to Berchtesgaden takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You've now added Untersberg to your itinerary. On the 24th (Thu), get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg trip builder website.

Salzburg is just a stone's throw from Berchtesgaden. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Werfen.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Werfen, Austria

— 1 night
Werfen is a market town in the district of St. Eisriesenwelt has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen, Head underground at Eisriesenwelt, then hike along The Sound of Music Trail, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Maximillian.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Werfen holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Werfen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Werfen are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Golling an der Salzach.

Things to do in Werfen

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

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Golling an der Salzach, Austria

— 1 night
Gollinger Wasserfall has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Gollinger Wasserfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaus in Torren, don't miss a visit to Sommerrodelbahn Keltenblitz, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Salzburg, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche Bad Durrnberg.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Golling an der Salzach road trip app.

Golling an der Salzach is just a short distance from Werfen. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Obertraun.

Things to do in Golling an der Salzach

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Obertraun, Austria

— 1 night
Obertraun, Upper Austria is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria. Your day by day itinerary now includes Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get great views at 5 Fingers, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, then take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, and finally Head underground at Dachstein Giant Ice Caves.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Obertraun online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Golling an der Salzach to Obertraun in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Obertraun

Parks · Nature

Hallstatt, Austria

— 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Waldbachstrub Waterfall as well as Hallstatter See. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, then admire the sheer force of Waldbachstrub Waterfall, then take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip planning website.

Hallstatt is just a short distance from Obertraun. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gmunden.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Gmunden, Austria

— 1 night
Gmunden is a town in Upper Austria, Austria in the district of Gmunden. Traunsee has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Traunfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Laudachsee, then hit the slopes at Feuerkogel, and finally explore the activities along Traunsee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then fly down the slopes at Grunberg.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gmunden trip planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Gmunden in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gmunden

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

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Austria travel guide

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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.