31 days in Austria Itinerary

31 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria tour planner

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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
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Obertauern
— 3 nights
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Kaprun
— 3 nights
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Mayrhofen
— 2 nights
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St. Anton am Arlberg
— 2 nights
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Obergurgl
— 2 nights
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Neustift im Stubaital
— 4 nights
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Salzburg
— 5 nights
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Vienna
— 6 nights

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hallstatt: Traunsee (in Gmunden), Ski Resort Loser (in Altaussee) and Ski Planneralm (in Donnersbach). There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Dachstein West, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus, stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt online visit planner.

Vienna to Hallstatt is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Obertauern.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Obertauern

— 3 nights
Obertauern is a tourist destination which is located in the Radstädter Tauern in the Salzburger Land of Austria. Explore Obertauern's surroundings by going to Skiparadies Zauchensee-Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl (in Altenmarkt im Pongau), Filzmoos (in Filzmoos) and Grosseck-Speiereck Ski Area (in Tamsweg). There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Obertauern Ski Resort, head outdoors with 3 Seen Rundweg, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Skigebiet obertauern.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Obertauern trip tool.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Obertauern in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kaprun.

Things to do in Obertauern

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kaprun

— 3 nights
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Venture out of the city with trips to Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm (in Saalbach-Hinterglemm), Snow Space Salzburg - St. Johann (in St Johann im Pongau) and Ski Deisenberger (in Leogang). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn, hit the slopes at Ellmau Ski Resort and Village, stroll through Pro-Skischule, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kaprun trip maker tool.

Drive from Obertauern to Kaprun in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Kaprun are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mayrhofen.

Things to do in Kaprun

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Mayrhofen

— 2 nights
Mayrhofen is a town in the Zillertal (Ziller river valley) in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 11th (Thu), fly down the slopes at Hochfugen Skigebiet, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Granatkapelle von Maria Botta, then hit the slopes at Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, and finally fly down the slopes at Mayrhofen. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Achensee, explore the historical opulence of Kufstein Fortress, then tour the pleasant surroundings at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarramt Soll.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mayrhofen travel route planner.

You can drive from Kaprun to Mayrhofen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Mayrhofen can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to St. Anton am Arlberg.

Things to do in Mayrhofen

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Anton am Arlberg

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get outside with Hochoetz, then fly down the slopes at Hochzeiger Bergbahnen Pitztal AG, then get engrossed in the history at Ski museum, and finally hit the slopes at St. Anton. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Ski Arlberg, then fly down the slopes at Lech-Oberlech Tobbagon Run, and then fly down the slopes at Skirunde Der Weisse Ring.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Anton am Arlberg travel route planner.

Getting from Mayrhofen to St. Anton am Arlberg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Obergurgl.

Things to do in St. Anton am Arlberg

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Obergurgl

— 2 nights
Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. On the 15th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at The Spa at Crystal, then fly down the slopes at Hochgurgl, then see the interesting displays at obergurgl, and finally stroll through Zirbenwald.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Obergurgl day trip website.

You can drive from St. Anton am Arlberg to Obergurgl in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from St. Anton am Arlberg in March: high temperatures in Obergurgl hover around 8°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Obergurgl

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital

— 4 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Seefeld in Tirol (Rosshutte & Cross Country Academy - Private Lessons), Ischgl-Samnaun ski area (in Ischgl) and Innsbruck (Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck, &more).

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Neustift im Stubaital day trip planning site.

You can drive from Obergurgl to Neustift im Stubaital in 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Neustift im Stubaital can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

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.
Step out of Salzburg with an excursion to Tostmann Trachten in Seewalchen am Attersee--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, stroll through Mirabell Palace, and examine the collection at Salzburg Museum.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Neustift im Stubaital to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Neustift im Stubaital in March: highs in Salzburg hover around 12°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna online road trip planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In March in Vienna, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel back 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.