31 days in Austria Itinerary

31 days in Austria Itinerary

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Innsbruck
— 5 nights
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Salzburg
— 6 nights
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Obertauern
— 3 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Vienna
— 11 nights
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Innsbruck

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital), Kufstein Fortress (in Kufstein) and Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, and get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse.

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

Liberia, Costa Rica to Innsbruck is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Liberia to Innsbruck is 7 hours. Traveling from Liberia in December, things will get cooler in Innsbruck: highs are around 6°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

6
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Salzburg

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salzburg driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Obertauern.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

3
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Obertauern

Obertauern is a tourist destination which is located in the Radstädter Tauern in the Salzburger Land of Austria. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Obertauern: Frauenkirche (in Bischofshofen), Millstatt (Granattor & Millstatter See) and Bad Hofgastein (Weitmoserschlossl Bad Hofgastein & Gasteiner Edelbrennerei Durzbauer). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Obertauern Ski Resort, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hochrindl-Kegel, make a trip to Maltator, and see the interesting displays at Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Obertauern trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Obertauern in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Obertauern

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

4
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Hallstatt

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Get out of town with these interesting Hallstatt side-trips: Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen (in Traunkirchen), Traunsee (in Gmunden) and Langbathseen (in Ebensee am Traunsee). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, and go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt day trip planner.

You can drive from Obertauern to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

11
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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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Vienna are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

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.