27 days in Austria Itinerary

27 days in Austria Itinerary

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Vienna
— 5 nights
Drive
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Graz
— 3 nights
Drive
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Klagenfurt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 5 nights
Drive
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Zell am See
— 2 nights
Drive
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Soll
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Neustift im Stubaital
— 3 nights
Fly

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Vienna

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Melk Abbey and Wine Tours & Tastings. Go for a jaunt from Vienna to Joching to see Wachau Valley about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vienna day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Vienna. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Graz.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

3
nights
Graz

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Step out of the city life by going to Bad Weihermuhle Freizeitanlage and Well Welt Kumberg. Get some cultural insight at Altstadt von Graz and Schloss Eggenberg. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Landeszeughaus, don't miss a visit to Kastner & Ohler, Paradeishof, get to know the fascinating history of Herrengasse, and take in panoramic vistas at Uhrturm.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Graz trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Graz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Graz are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Graz

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

3
nights
Klagenfurt

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Minimundus and Villacher Alpenstraße. Get some cultural insight at Hochosterwitz Castle (Burg Hochosterwitz) and Wehrkirche Diex. Explore Klagenfurt's surroundings by going to Kloster Wernberg (in Wernberg), Fitness- und Gesundheitsparcours Warmbad-Villach (in Villach) and Aussichtsturm Pyramidenkogel (in Keutschach am See). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Worthersee, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria-Wörth, admire the local landmark of Lindwurmbrunnen, and enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Velden.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Klagenfurt trip planner.

Getting from Graz to Klagenfurt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Klagenfurt are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

3
nights
Hallstatt

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Step out of the city life by going to Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and Badestrand Hallstatt. Step off the beaten path and head to Old Town and 5 Fingers. Step out of Hallstatt to go to Traunkirchen and see Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt, pause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt trip tool.

You can drive from Klagenfurt to Hallstatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

5
nights
Salzburg

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Schloss Hellbrunn and Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen. Get some historical perspective at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Franziskanerkirche. Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Pfarre St. Wolfgang (in St. Wolfgang), Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach) and Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg road trip planning site.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Liechtensteinklamm and then take a memorable drive along Grossglockner High Alpine Road. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Reiterkogelbahn, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell, then get outside with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Zell am See road trip planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Zell am See by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Zell am See can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Soll.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

2
nights
Soll

On the 10th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Kufstein Fortress, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Schwazer Silberbergwerk, then contemplate the waterfront views at Achensee, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Hexenwasser, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Soll, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Badestrand Achensee Nord.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Soll trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zell am See to Soll takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Soll can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Soll

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
nights
Neustift im Stubaital

Altstadt von Innsbruck and Schloss Ambras Innsbruck will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Stubaier Gletscher and Grawa Wasserfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Neustift im Stubaital: Rosshutte (in Seefeld in Tirol), Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch) and Innsbruck (Dom zu St. Jakob & Hofkirche).

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Neustift im Stubaital online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Soll to Neustift im Stubaital in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Soll in September, you will find days in Neustift im Stubaital are slightly colder (18°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports · 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.