22 days in Austria Itinerary

22 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg
— 5 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Matrei in Osttirol
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Fly
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Vienna
— 7 nights
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Salzburg

— 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen), St. Wolfgang (The Pilgrim's Way & Pfarre St. Wolfgang) and Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach). The adventure continues: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg travel route builder app.

Muscat, Oman to Salzburg is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Muscat to Salzburg. In July, Salzburg is much colder than Muscat - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Hallstatt

— 4 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Step out of Hallstatt with an excursion to Traunsee in Gmunden--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, stroll through Badestrand Hallstatt, see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Hallstatt.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hallstatt online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Matrei in Osttirol.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Matrei in Osttirol

— 2 nights
On the 11th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn and then get outside with Grossglockner High Alpine Road. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Golzentipp, identify plant and animal life at Vitalpinum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Matrei in Osttirol trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hallstatt to Matrei in Osttirol by car takes about 3 hours. July in Matrei in Osttirol sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Matrei in Osttirol

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Innsbruck

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
When in Innsbruck, make a side trip to see Achensee in Maurach, approximately Maurach away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Innsbruck trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Matrei in Osttirol to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vienna

— 7 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Volksgarten, and see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Vienna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.