22 days in Austria Itinerary

22 days in Austria Itinerary

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Salzburg
— 3 nights
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Hinterriss
— 1 night
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Brand
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck
— 3 nights
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Kitzbuhel
— 3 nights
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Kals am Grossglockner
— 1 night
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Heiligenblut
— 3 nights
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Vienna
— 5 nights
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Salzburg

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get in touch with nature at Atlantis Qualidive and Wagrain Grafenberg. Visit Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburger Altstadt for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach) and Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, pause for some serene contemplation at Franziskanerkirche, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and shop like a local with Getreidegasse.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg online visit planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Salzburg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in July: highs in Salzburg hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Hinterriss.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Hinterriss

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Hinterriss-Eng, then stroll around Naturparkhaus Hinterriss, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hinterriss day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hinterriss takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Brand.

Things to do in Hinterriss

Parks · Wildlife

Brand

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Adlerwarte Eagle Observatory and then identify plant and animal life at Hohe Geba. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Natursprunge Weg, then identify plant and animal life at Blumen-Wander-Lehrpfad Faschina, and then explore the activities along Lunersee.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brand road trip tool.

Getting from Hinterriss to Brand by car takes about 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Brand

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Innsbruck

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Popular historic sites such as Schloss Ambras Innsbruck and Dom zu St. Jakob are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Achensee and Leutascher Geisterklamm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: Gletscherpark Fendels (in Kaunertal) and Rosengartenschlucht (in Imst). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte, and take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Brand to Innsbruck takes 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 drive to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kitzbuhel

— 3 nights
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Get in touch with nature at Natural High Adventure Tours Ltd and Sinne Erlebnispark an der Asitz Mittelstation. Explore Kitzbuhel's surroundings by going to Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm (in Weissbach bei Lofer), Vorderkaserklamm (in Sankt Martin bei Lofer) and Filzalmsee (in Brixen im Thale). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), look for all kinds of wild species at Alpinolino Westendorf, and take a tour by water with Quellfisch Fischteich Schwendt.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kitzbuhel online route planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Kitzbuhel in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kals am Grossglockner.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kals am Grossglockner

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kalser Glocknerstrasse, then take in the awesome beauty at Grossglockner, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di San Nicolo a Matrei.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kals am Grossglockner sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Kitzbuhel to Kals am Grossglockner in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Kals am Grossglockner

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Heiligenblut

— 3 nights
Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. Step out of the city life by going to Grossglockner High Alpine Road and Vitalpinum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heiligenblut: Wildpark Assling (in Assling) and Erlebniswelt Tauerngold (in Rauris). Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Großglockner National Park. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Vodopad Jungfernsprung.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Heiligenblut online vacation planner.

Drive from Kals am Grossglockner to Heiligenblut in 1.5 hours. July in Heiligenblut sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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.
Get some historical perspective at Schonbrunn Palace and Schonbrunner Gardens. Escape the urban bustle at Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste and Kurpark Oberlaa. Step out of Vienna with an excursion to Biospharenpark Wienerwald in Tullnerbach--about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center of Vienna, examine the collection at The Hofburg, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, and admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

You can fly from Heiligenblut to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Heiligenblut in July, expect Vienna to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.