28 days in Austria Itinerary

28 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria travel planner

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Vienna
— 2 nights
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Joching
— 2 nights
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Graz
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Salzburg
— 1 night
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Grossarl
— 2 nights
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Heiligenblut
— 2 nights
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Kitzbuhel
— 2 nights
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Zell im Zillertal
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Obergurgl
— 2 nights
Drive
11
St. Anton am Arlberg
— 2 nights
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12
Lech
— 3 nights
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Bregenz
— 3 nights
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Vienna

— 2 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). Visit St. Stephen's Cathedral and Belvedere Palace for their historical value. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, steep yourself in history at Kaiserappartements, make a trip to Schweizertor, and take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary builder website.

London, UK to Vienna is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Vienna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Vienna are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Joching.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Joching

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): appreciate the views at Wachau Valley. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Mohndorf.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Joching trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Joching takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Vienna, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Joching, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Graz.

Things to do in Joching

Parks · Nature

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Graz

— 2 nights
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Franciscans (Franziskanerkirche), then admire the striking features of Herz Jesu Kirche, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Stadtpfarrkirche, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Herrengasse. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Barbara, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hundertwasserkirche, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Step Church (Stiegenkirche).

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Graz online trip planner.

Drive from Joching to Graz in 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Graz when traveling from Joching in September, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hallstatt

— 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee, stroll through Ski Resort Loser, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, and finally examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Kleines Matterhorn, hit the slopes at Dachstein West, then kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Graz to Hallstatt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Beaches

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg attractions planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Grossarl.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Events · Neighborhoods · Museums

Grossarl

— 2 nights
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Obertauern Ski Resort, hit the slopes at Skigebiet obertauern, and then appreciate the history behind Beatles Memorial.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grossarl tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Grossarl in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Grossarl

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Heiligenblut

— 2 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. On the 9th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of National Park Hohe Tauern. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Falkenstein Castle, steep yourself in history at Pfarre Obervellach, then head outdoors with Club Aktiv Moelltal, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Vodopad Jungfernsprung.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Heiligenblut road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Grossarl to Heiligenblut in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Heiligenblut are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kitzbuhel

— 2 nights
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at SportRudi, hit the slopes at Pro-Skischule, then hit the slopes at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, and finally play a few rounds at Golfclub Kitzbuhel-Schwarzsee. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at Aquarena, hit the slopes at Element3 Ski School, then don't miss a visit to Franziskaner Der Immakulata, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Liebfrauenkirche, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pfarrkirche "Zum Heiligen Andreas".

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kitzbuhel road trip app.

Traveling by car from Heiligenblut to Kitzbuhel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daytime highs in Kitzbuhel are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zell im Zillertal.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zell im Zillertal

— 2 nights
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Dreifaltigkeitskirche Church (Church of the Holy Trinity), then head outdoors with Hohe Salve, then hit the slopes at Westendorf, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Soll.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zell im Zillertal day trip tool.

You can drive from Kitzbuhel to Zell im Zillertal in 1.5 hours. In September in Zell im Zillertal, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Obergurgl.

Things to do in Zell im Zillertal

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Obergurgl

— 2 nights
Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Obergurgl route website.

You can drive from Zell im Zillertal to Obergurgl in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Zell im Zillertal in September, you will find days in Obergurgl are slightly colder (18°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to St. Anton am Arlberg.

Things to do in Obergurgl

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trip

St. Anton am Arlberg

— 2 nights
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): hit the slopes at St. Anton, tour the pleasant surroundings at Senn's Wonder Walking Trail, then look for gifts at Sport Jennewein, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Die Kirche von St. Jakob.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read St. Anton am Arlberg trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Obergurgl to St. Anton am Arlberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, St. Anton am Arlberg is a bit warmer than Obergurgl - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lech.

Things to do in St. Anton am Arlberg

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Lech

— 3 nights
Get in touch with nature at Geoweg Ruefikopf and Ski Warth-Schroecken. Popular historic sites such as Pfarrkirche Bartholomaberg and Wallfahrtskirche are in your itinerary.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lech holiday planner.

Lech is very close to St. Anton am Arlberg. In September, daily temperatures in Lech can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Bregenz.

Things to do in Lech

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bregenz

— 3 nights
Bregenz is the capital of Vorarlberg, the westernmost federal state of Austria. Get some cultural insight at Basilika Rankweil and Oberstadt Bregenz. Pfarrkirche St. Gallus and Dom St. Nikolaus will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Bregenz side-trips: Frastanzer Brewery (in Frastanz) and Radiomuseum Feldkirch (in Feldkirch). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Bregenz Festival, identify plant and animal life at Adlerwarte Eagle Observatory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nepomuk Kapelle, and sample the fine beverages at Feinbrennerei Prinz.

Plan trip to Bregenz with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Lech to Bregenz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In September in Bregenz, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bregenz

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

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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.