30 days in Austria Itinerary

30 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg
— 6 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Heiligenblut
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kals am Grossglockner
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 5 nights
Fly
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Vienna
— 10 nights
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Salzburg

— 6 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), Pfarre St. Wolfgang (in St. Wolfgang) and Lake Wolfgang (in St Gilgen). There's lots more to do: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg day trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Salzburg is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Salzburg due to the time zone difference. In October, Salzburg is colder than Jeddah - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Hallstatt is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and explore the activities along Hallstatter See.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Erlebniswelt Tauerngold and then explore and take pictures at Grossglockner High Alpine Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Großglockner National Park.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Heiligenblut trip maker site.

Drive from Hallstatt to Heiligenblut in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Heiligenblut sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kals am Grossglockner.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Kals am Grossglockner

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Streichelzoo Moosalm, identify plant and animal life at Kalser Glocknerstrasse, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St. Alban, make a trip to Nationalparkhaus Matrei, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesetta di San Nicolo a Matrei, then make a trip to Dorfertal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Walfahrtskirche Maria Schnee.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kals am Grossglockner trip planning site.

Getting from Heiligenblut to Kals am Grossglockner by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Kals am Grossglockner

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Innsbruck

— 5 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol), Kufstein Fortress (in Kufstein) and Achensee (in Maurach). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kals am Grossglockner to Innsbruck in 3 hours. When traveling from Kals am Grossglockner in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Innsbruck, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vienna

— 10 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: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Innsbruck to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · 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.