20 days in Austria Itinerary

20 days in Austria Itinerary

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20 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  20 h
1
Vienna
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Salzburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Lienz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Soll
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Bengaluru

5
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: browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, find something for the whole family at Prater, and explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to Vienna is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Vienna. Traveling from Bengaluru in January, things will get colder in Vienna: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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

5
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Step out of Salzburg with an excursion to Obertauern Ski Resort in Obertauern--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. January in Salzburg sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Obertauern Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 26th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten, then tour the water at your own pace with Lake Hallstatt Explorer, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lienz.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

2
nights
Lienz

Lienz ©
Lienz is a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 28th (Tue), look for gifts at Loacker Cafe Heinfels, then identify plant and animal life at Wildpark Assling, then don't miss a visit to Osttirodler - Alpine Coaster, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hauptplatz Lienz.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lienz trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Lienz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. In January in Lienz, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Soll.

Things to do in Lienz

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Loacker Cafe Heinfels, Wildpark Assling
Highlights from your plan
Lienzer Bergbahnen ©
Lienzer Bergbahnen
Loacker Cafe Heinfels ©
Loacker Cafe Heinfels
Wildpark Assling ©
Wildpark Assling

1
night
Soll

Soll ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): hit the slopes at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Soll, and then hit the slopes at Bergbahn Kitzbuhel.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Soll tour builder app .

You can drive from Lienz to Soll in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Soll

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bergbahn Kitzbuhel
Highlights from your plan
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental ©
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental
Pfarramt Soll ©
Pfarramt Soll

2
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: St. Anton (in St. Anton am Arlberg) and Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, and get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo.

Start your trip to Innsbruck by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Soll to Innsbruck in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In January in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swarovski Kristallwelten, Stubaier Gletscher, St. Anton
Highlights from your plan
Alpenzoo ©
Alpenzoo
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

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