19 days in Austria Itinerary

19 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria route builder

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Vienna
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Matrei in Osttirol
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Umhausen
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Innsbruck
— 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna. Get some historical perspective at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Karlskirche. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and walk around Schonbrunner Gardens.

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Vancouver, Canada to Vienna is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Vienna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in July, expect nights in Vienna to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Salzburg

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburg Cathedral. Schloss Hellbrunn and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Franziskanerkirche.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Salzburg are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Hallstatt

— 3 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and Parish of the Assumption. Get in touch with nature at Traunsee and Hallstatter See. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip maker.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Matrei in Osttirol.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Matrei in Osttirol

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di San Nicolo a Matrei, get to know the fascinating history of Hauptplatz Lienz, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Bruck - Museum der Stadt Lienz, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Grossglockner. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkapelle and then explore and take pictures at Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Matrei in Osttirol trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Matrei in Osttirol takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Umhausen.

Things to do in Matrei in Osttirol

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Umhausen

— 2 nights
Umhausen is a municipality in the Imst district and is located 17 km southeast of Imst at the Ötztaler Ache in the Ötztal. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the activities along Badesee Mieming and then contemplate the waterfront views at Piburger See. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Stuibenfall and then explore the activities along Fernsteinsee.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Umhausen tour planner.

Traveling by car from Matrei in Osttirol to Umhausen takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Umhausen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Umhausen

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Innsbruck

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Visiting Achensee and Bergisel Ski Jump will get you outdoors. Swarovski Kristallwelten and The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone (in Rattenberg) and Neustift im Stubaital (Grawa Wasserfall & Parasailing & Paragliding). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, pause for some photo ops at Hofkirche, and take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Umhausen to Innsbruck takes an hour. In July in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.