28 days in Austria Itinerary

28 days in Austria Itinerary

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Vienna
— 6 nights
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Innsbruck
— 4 nights
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Lech
— 1 night
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Ischgl
— 1 night
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Obergurgl
— 2 nights
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Kaprun
— 2 nights
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Obertauern
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
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Salzburg
— 6 nights
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Vienna

— 6 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, admire the striking features of Rathaus, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and walk around Prater.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna itinerary maker app.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Vienna is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Islamabad in February, expect nights in Vienna to be little chillier, around -1°C, while days are much colder, around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

Innsbruck

— 4 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld (in Langenfeld), Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital) and Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, stroll through Hochfugen Skigebiet, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob.

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Fly from Vienna to Innsbruck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Lech.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Lech

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): hit the slopes at Lech-Oberlech Tobbagon Run, stroll through Ski Arlberg, then glide through natural beauty at St. Anton, and finally hit the slopes at Skigebiet Warth Schrocken.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lech vacation planning app.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Lech in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ischgl.

Things to do in Lech

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ischgl

— 1 night
Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Galtuer, then fly down the slopes at Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, and then hit the slopes at See Ski Resort.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ischgl tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Lech to Ischgl in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Ischgl are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Obergurgl.

Things to do in Ischgl

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Obergurgl

— 2 nights
Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. On the next day, examine the collection at obergurgl, then ski along the peaceful trails at Hochgurgl, then examine the collection at Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at The Spa at Crystal.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Obergurgl road trip planner.

Drive from Ischgl to Obergurgl in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ischgl in February, expect Obergurgl to be little chillier, temps between 1°C and -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kaprun.

Things to do in Obergurgl

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Kaprun

— 2 nights
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. On the 16th (Tue), hit the slopes at Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm, then fly down the slopes at Ski Deisenberger, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Skigebiet Maria Alm - Hochkoenig, then hit the slopes at Skigebiet Grossarltal-Dorfgastein, then contemplate the long history of Weitmoserschlossl Bad Hofgastein, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bad Hofgastein Ski Resort.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kaprun day trip site.

Getting from Obergurgl to Kaprun by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Obertauern.

Things to do in Kaprun

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Obertauern

— 2 nights
Obertauern is a tourist destination which is located in the Radstädter Tauern in the Salzburger Land of Austria. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): stroll through Obertauern Ski Resort, then hit the slopes at Skigebiet obertauern, then hit the slopes at Grosseck-Speiereck Ski Area, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Maximillian, fly down the slopes at Buchau-Hutte, then head outdoors with Skiparadies Zauchensee-Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche U. L. Frau Geburt in Altenmarkt im Pongau.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Obertauern online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kaprun to Obertauern takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Obertauern

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hallstatt

— 3 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
When in Hallstatt, make a side trip to see Ski Resort Loser in Altaussee, approximately Altaussee away. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Dachstein West, cruise along Rent A Bike Obertraun-Hallstatt, kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, and make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hallstatt sightseeing app.

Getting from Obertauern to Hallstatt by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 6 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Take a break from Salzburg with a short trip to Pfarre St. Wolfgang in St. Wolfgang, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and meet the residents at Zoo Salzburg.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip builder site.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Salzburg are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.