24 days in Austria Itinerary

24 days in Austria Itinerary

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24 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Catania, Sicily
Fly + train:  7​h
1
Salzburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kitzbuhel
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Obergurgl
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Innsbruck
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Vienna
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Catania, Sicily

4
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
For shopping fun, head to Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur or Alte fürst-erzbischöfliche Hofapotheke. Get some cultural insight at Fortress Hohensalzburg and Mozart-Wohnhaus. Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Bräustübl zu Mülln, explore the world behind art at Mozarts Geburtshaus, look for gifts at Bottle Shop, and shop like a local with Getreidegasse.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg travel itinerary planner.

Catania, Italy to Salzburg is an approximately 7-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Catania in January, you will find days in Salzburg are much colder (3°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

4
nights
Kitzbuhel

Kitzbuhel ©
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 SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental and Pro-Skischule. Take a break from Kitzbuhel with a short trip to Andreas Hofer KG in Kufstein, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Ellmau Ski Resort and Village, make a trip to Franziskaner Der Immakulata, and play a few rounds at Golfclub Kitzbühel-Schwarzsee.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kitzbuhel online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Kitzbuhel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Obergurgl.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ellmau Ski Resort and Village, SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, Pro-Skischule, Auracher Loechl
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SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental ©
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental
Ellmau Ski Resort and Village ©
Ellmau Ski Resort and Village
Auracher Loechl ©
Auracher Loechl

2
nights
Obergurgl

Obergurgl ©
Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. Step out of the city life by going to Skischule Alpinsport Obergurgl and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. Step out of Obergurgl to go to Zams and see Venet Bergbahnen, which is approximately 1:15 hours away. There's more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Obergurgl trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kitzbuhel to Obergurgl in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In January, daytime highs in Obergurgl are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Obergurgl

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Venet Bergbahnen
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Skischule Alpinsport Obergurgl ©
Skischule Alpinsport Obergurgl
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ©
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl
Venet Bergbahnen ©
Venet Bergbahnen

6
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Escape the urban bustle at St. Anton and Stubaier Gletscher. Head to DEZ Einkaufszentrum and Speckeriafor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Zillertal Arena (in Zell im Zillertal) and Ischgl-Samnaun ski area (in Ischgl). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, glide through natural beauty at Hochgurgl, look for gifts at Cafe Cardinal, Gebrüder Murauer GmbH, and admire the landmark architecture of Golden Roof.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Obergurgl to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Obergurgl in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Innsbruck, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Hochgurgl, Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, Zillertal Arena, Stubaier Gletscher, St. Anton
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St. Anton ©
St. Anton
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher

7
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.
Do your shopping at Graben and Kohlmarkt and Mariahilfer Strasse. St. Stephen's Cathedral and Imperial Palace (Hofburg) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Schoenbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum, stop by Altmann & Kühne, and hunt for treasures at Naschmarkt.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vienna travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Innsbruck to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. January in Vienna sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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