22 days in Austria Itinerary

22 days in Austria Itinerary

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22 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Dallas
+2
Tram + Foot + Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Vienna
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Salzburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Hallstatt
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Zell am See
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
5
Innsbruck
— 5 nights
+3
Train + Fly + Foot + Tram:  17 h
End: Dallas

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Melk Abbey and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). Your inner history buff will appreciate Kirche am Steinhof and Burgruine Duernstein. Venture out of the city with trips to Weingut Krug (in Gumpoldskirchen), Wachau Valley (in Joching) and LOISIUM WeinErlebnisWelt & Vinothek (in Langenlois). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche, examine the collection at Leopold Museum, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and browse the collection at State Hall of the Austrian National Library.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vienna holiday maker app .

Dallas, USA to Vienna is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Vienna is 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dallas in June; daily highs in Vienna reach 77°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Melk Abbey, Weingut Krug, Burgruine Duernstein, LOISIUM WeinErlebnisWelt & Vinothek, Weingut Leo Hillinger
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Kirche am Steinhof ©
Kirche am Steinhof
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley

4
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Schloss Hellbrunn and Planai & Hochwurzen. Get some historical perspective at Petersfriedhof and Basilika St. Michael. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach), Spas (in Bad Schallerbach) and Werfen (Eisriesenwelt & Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, hit the slopes at Obertauern Ski Resort, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg online vacation maker .

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Spas

Side Trips

Werfen, Spas, Salt Mine Hallein, Gollinger Wasserfall, Die Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus zu Mauthausen
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Basilika St. Michael ©
Basilika St. Michael

3
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Town and Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pfarre St. Wolfgang and Hallstatt Lutheran Church. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten, explore the historical opulence of Kaiser-Villa, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kleines Matterhorn.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hallstatt trip itinerary 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 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Obertraun, Bad Ischl, Kleines Matterhorn, Pfarre St. Wolfgang
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Pfarre St. Wolfgang ©
Pfarre St. Wolfgang

3
nights
Zell am See

Zell am See ©
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Get outdoors at Grossglockner High Alpine Road and Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle). Explore hidden gems such as Schmittenhohe and Lake Zell. Explore Zell am See's surroundings by going to Liechtensteinklamm (in St Johann im Pongau), Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun) and Pfarrkirche zum hl. Jakobus dem Alteren (in Krimml). The adventure continues: get outside with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zell am See trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Hallstatt to Zell am See in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Krimml, Kaprun, Liechtensteinklamm, Grossglockner High Alpine Road
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Liechtensteinklamm ©
Liechtensteinklamm
Schmittenhohe ©
Schmittenhohe
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road

5
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Altstadt von Innsbruck and Rosshutte. Visiting Leutascher Geisterklamm and Hintertuxer Gletscher will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Achensee (in Maurach), Ischgl-Samnaun ski area (in Ischgl) and St. Anton (in St. Anton am Arlberg). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, and hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Zell am See to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital, Kufstein Fortress, St. Anton, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Rosshutte
Highlights from your plan
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Ischgl-Samnaun ski area ©
Ischgl-Samnaun ski area
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher

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