22 days in Austria Itinerary

22 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria tour itinerary planner

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Vienna
— 5 nights
Train
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Melk
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 5 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 5 nights
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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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens, find something for the whole family at Prater, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary planning app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Vienna is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in June, expect Vienna to be much colder, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can take a train to Melk.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Melk

— 2 nights
Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
On the 7th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Melk Abbey, then admire the verdant scenery at Wachau Valley, and then delve into the distant past at Durnstein Castle. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Gusen Memorial, then trek along Stillensteinklamm Wanderweg, and then make a trip to Kartause.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Melk trip planner.

Traveling by train from Vienna to Melk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Vienna in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Melk, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Melk

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails

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.
Hallstatt is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, admire the sheer force of Waldbachstrub Waterfall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, and explore the activities along Lake Attersee.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hallstatt route maker app.

Drive from Melk to Hallstatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen) and Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Innsbruck

— 5 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Achensee (in Maurach), Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen) and Spruce Tree Castle (in Zell im Zillertal). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, step into the grandiose world of Kufstein Fortress, contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck attractions website.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. June in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.