21 days in Austria Itinerary

21 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria visit planner

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Salzburg
— 2 nights
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Lech
— 3 nights
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Nauders
— 2 nights
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Hinterriss
— 1 night
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Assling
— 1 night
Drive
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Kaprun
— 3 nights
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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
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Vienna
— 5 nights
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Salzburg

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Puchheimer Au, take a peaceful walk through Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad, and then contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt.

Plan my day in Salzburg using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Salzburg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Salzburg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in April, expect nights in Salzburg to be much colder, around 5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lech.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Lech

— 3 nights
Step off the beaten path and head to Ski Arlberg and Natursprunge Weg. Get outdoors at St. Anton and Schmugglerland. Get out of town with these interesting Lech side-trips: Koerbersee (in Schroecken) and Blumen-Wander-Lehrpfad Faschina (in Faschina).

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lech holiday maker site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Lech in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In April in Lech, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nauders.

Things to do in Lech

Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nauders

— 2 nights
On the 22nd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Schwarzer See, look for all kinds of wild species at Wandergebiet Nauders, and then explore the historical opulence of Naudersberg Castle. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nauders vacation planner.

Getting from Lech to Nauders by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lech in April; daily highs in Nauders reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hinterriss.

Things to do in Nauders

Parks · Fun & Games · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hinterriss

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hinterriss-Eng, and then stroll around Naturparkhaus Hinterriss.

Plan trip to Hinterriss with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Nauders to Hinterriss takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nauders in April, expect nights in Hinterriss to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Assling.

Things to do in Hinterriss

Parks · Wildlife

Assling

— 1 night
On the 25th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Wildpark Assling, identify plant and animal life at Vitalpinum, and then have fun at Vithal Freizeitzentrum.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Assling trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Hinterriss to Assling takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Hinterriss in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Assling: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kaprun.

Things to do in Assling

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Kaprun

— 3 nights
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Get outdoors at Grossglockner High Alpine Road and Erlebniswelt Tauerngold. Step off the beaten path and head to Gletscherweg Innergschloss and Vorderkaserklamm. When in Kaprun, make a side trip to see Kalser Glocknerstrasse in Kals am Grossglockner, approximately Kals am Grossglockner away. There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kaprun day trip website.

You can drive from Assling to Kaprun in 1.5 hours. April in Kaprun sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Kaprun

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Badestrand Hallstatt and Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dr. Vogelgesang-Klamm and Hallstatt Lutheran Church. When in Hallstatt, make a side trip to see Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau in Grunau im Almtal, approximately Grunau im Almtal away. The adventure continues: have fun at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hallstatt online trip maker.

Drive from Kaprun to Hallstatt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke and Biospharenpark Wienerwald. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, get great views at Kahlenberg, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
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.