19 days in Austria Itinerary

19 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria tour planner

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Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kaprun
— 3 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Fly
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Melk
— 2 nights
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Vienna
— 5 nights
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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.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Kleines Matterhorn, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Hallstatt, and then take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick". On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, then make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, then take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Hallstatt online journey planner.

Mumbai, India to Hallstatt is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Hallstatt due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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 off the beaten path and head to Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus) and Untersberg. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Residenzgalerie Salzburg and Schloss Hellbrunn. Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Werfen (Eisriesenwelt & Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen), Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach) and Salzwelten Salzburg (in Hallein). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, don't miss a visit to Stiegl-Brauwelt, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian).

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Hallstatt to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kaprun.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Kaprun

— 3 nights
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kitzsteinhorn and Sigmund-Thun-Klamm. Step off the beaten path and head to Grossglockner High Alpine Road and Liechtensteinklamm. Venture out of the city with trips to Kitzbuhel (Alpenhaus am Kitzbueheler Horn & Schwarzsee), SportRudi (in Kirchberg) and Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) (in Krimml). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zell and take advantage of the amenities at Zell Am See.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kaprun online day trip planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Kaprun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Kaprun

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Innsbruck

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Altstadt von Innsbruck and Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Bring the kids along to Rosshutte and Bergisel Ski Jump. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen), Achensee (in Maurach) and Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch). There's much more to do: stroll through Patscherkofel Cable Car Lower/Valley Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, and pause for some serene contemplation at Georgskapelle.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kaprun to Innsbruck by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to fly to Melk.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Melk

— 2 nights
Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Burgerspitalkirche St. Philipp & Jakob and then stroll through Seebad Lunz Am See. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Melk Abbey, admire the verdant scenery at Wachau Valley, then explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Duernstein, and finally don't miss a visit to Stift Durnstein.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Melk trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Melk by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Innsbruck in July, Melk is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Vienna.

Things to do in Melk

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vienna

— 5 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.
Kids will enjoy Volksgarten and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Do some cultural sightseeing at Leopold Museum and Votivkirche. The adventure continues: explore the engaging exhibits at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), explore the galleries of KUNST HAUS WIEN. Museum Hundertwasser, admire the landmark architecture of Kaisergruft, and walk around Stadtpark.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vienna road trip planning app.

Take a train from Melk to Vienna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melk in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Vienna, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

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.