28 days in Austria Itinerary

28 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria itinerary planner

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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Salzburg
— 5 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 5 nights
Drive
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Matrei in Osttirol
— 2 nights
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Heiligenblut
— 3 nights
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Vienna
— 8 nights
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Hallstatt

— 4 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Explore Hallstatt's surroundings by going to Traunsee (in Gmunden), Puchmuseum (in Judenburg) and Red Bull Ring (in Spielberg). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, admire the sheer force of Waldbachstrub Waterfall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt road trip website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Hallstatt is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen), Lake Wolfgang (in St Gilgen) and Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Innsbruck

— 5 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Parasailing & Paragliding (in Neustift im Stubaital), Pfarramt Soll (in Soll) and Kufstein Fortress (in Kufstein). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Achensee, fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, and take in the dramatic scenery at Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle).

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck route builder app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Matrei in Osttirol.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Matrei in Osttirol

— 2 nights
On the 3rd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Vitalpinum, then take in the awesome beauty at Golzentipp, and then steep yourself in history at Außervillgraten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesetta di San Nicolo a Matrei, then take in the awesome beauty at Grossglockner, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Alban, and finally don't miss a visit to Nationalparkhaus Matrei.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Matrei in Osttirol day trip planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Matrei in Osttirol by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Innsbruck in July: highs in Matrei in Osttirol hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Matrei in Osttirol

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Heiligenblut

— 3 nights
Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heiligenblut: Malteiner Wasserspiele (in Malta), Badesee Greifenburg (in Greifenburg) and Club Aktiv Moelltal (in Flattach). Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Großglockner National Park. There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Heiligenblut trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Matrei in Osttirol to Heiligenblut takes 1.5 hours. In July in Heiligenblut, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Vienna

— 8 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Heiligenblut to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Heiligenblut in July, expect Vienna to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

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.