20 days in Austria Itinerary

20 days in Austria Itinerary

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20 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  24​h
1
Vienna
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Kitzbuhel
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Reutte
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Salzburg
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Vienna

Vienna ©
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, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

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Sydney, Australia to Vienna is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Vienna, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Vienna to be colder, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

3
nights
Kitzbuhel

Kitzbuhel ©
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Venture out of the city with trips to Sommerrodelbahn Walchsee (in Walchsee), Buchensteinwand Ski Area (in St. Ulrich am Pillersee) and Pro-Skischule (in Westendorf). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Westendorf, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Soll, ski along the peaceful trails at Alpbach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ellmau Ski Resort and Village.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kitzbuhel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Kitzbuhel takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. When traveling from Vienna in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kitzbuhel: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Soll, Tirol, Buchensteinwand Ski Area, Pro-Skischule, Sommerrodelbahn Walchsee
Highlights from your plan
Westendorf ©
Westendorf
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental ©
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental
Ellmau Ski Resort and Village ©
Ellmau Ski Resort and Village

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Skischule Pertisau (in Pertisau) and Eishohle Tirol (in Neustift im Stubaital). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Muttereralmpark, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck, get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo, and explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Thaur.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck day trip website .

Traveling by car from Kitzbuhel to Innsbruck takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. January in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Reutte.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Eishohle Tirol, Burgruine Thaur, Skischule Pertisau, Hochgurgl
Highlights from your plan
Muttereralmpark ©
Muttereralmpark
Skischule Pertisau ©
Skischule Pertisau
Hochgurgl ©
Hochgurgl

3
nights
Reutte

Reutte ©
Reutte is a market town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Explore Reutte's surroundings by going to Ischgl-Samnaun ski area (in Ischgl) and Sessellift Wannenjoch (in Tannheim). There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Rodelbahn Krinnenalpe, take an in-depth tour of Faszination Zugspitze Erlebnis Museum, stroll through Lermoos, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt St Anna.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Reutte online vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Reutte takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Reutte

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Sessellift Wannenjoch, Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, Skischaukel Bergwang, Bergbahnen Langes, Lermoos
Highlights from your plan
Skischaukel Bergwang ©
Skischaukel Bergwang
Ischgl-Samnaun ski area ©
Ischgl-Samnaun ski area
Lermoos ©
Lermoos

5
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg.

For maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read Salzburg trip website .

You can drive from Reutte to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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