25 days in Austria & Interlaken Itinerary

25 days in Austria & Interlaken Itinerary

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Fly to Salzburg Airport, Drive to Zell am See
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Zell am See, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hart im Zillertal, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 8 nights
Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg, Austria
— 9 nights
Train to Munich, Fly to Jeddah

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Zell am See, Austria

— 5 nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Lake Zell and Zell Am See. Venture out of the city with trips to Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun), Osnabrucker Hutte (in Malta) and Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Grossglockner, look for gifts at SOPURE - Salt & Soaps, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and stroll through Schmittenhohe.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zell am See day trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Zell am See is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Jeddah in September, expect Zell am See to be colder, temps between 22°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hart im Zillertal.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hart im Zillertal, Austria

— 2 nights
On the 16th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Kletterzentrum Zillertal and then admire the sheer force of Wasserfall Hart. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Augustinermuseum Rattenberg and then admire the natural beauty at Hildegard von Bingen Garten.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hart im Zillertal road trip tool.

Getting from Zell am See to Hart im Zillertal by car takes about 2 hours. In September in Hart im Zillertal, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Hart im Zillertal

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 8 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Family-friendly places like Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Lucerne (Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge, &more), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Bern (Rathaus Bern, Aare River, &more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the activities along Lake Brienz, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Schynige Platte, and fly down the slopes at Maennlichen.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken tour planner.

You can drive from Hart im Zillertal to Interlaken in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. September in Interlaken sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 9 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Bring the kids along to Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburger Altstadt. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Innsbruck (Altstadt von Innsbruck, The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), &more) and Werfen (Eisriesenwelt & Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg day trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Interlaken to Salzburg in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.