31 days in Austria Itinerary

31 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria sightseeing planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  13 h
1
Vienna
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Hallstatt
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Obertauern
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Kitzbuhel
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
St. Anton am Arlberg
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Innsbruck
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h
7
Salzburg
— 6 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: New York City

6
nights
Vienna

Vienna ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ringstrasse and Rathausplatz. Step out of the city life by going to Orangery at Schoenbrunn Palace and Copa Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vienna: Weingut Sepp Moser (in Oberrohrendorf) and Weingut Kolkmann (in Fels am Wagram). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Vienna, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and take a stroll through Graben and Kohlmarkt.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Vienna trip maker app.

New York City, USA to Vienna is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in January, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Weingut Sepp Moser, Weingut Kolkmann
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese and Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Badestrand Hallstatt and Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick". Explore Hallstatt's surroundings by going to Piessling Ursprung (in Rossleithen), Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau (in Grunau im Almtal) and Dr. Vogelgesang-Klamm (in Spital am Pyhrn). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus, identify plant and animal life at Langbathseen, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip builder.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Hallstatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Obertauern.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Piessling Ursprung, Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area, Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau, Langbathseen, Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus
Highlights from your plan
Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt
Dr. Vogelgesang-Klamm ©
Dr. Vogelgesang-Klamm
Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau ©
Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau

2
nights
Obertauern

Obertauern ©
Obertauern is a tourist destination which is located in the Radstädter Tauern in the Salzburger Land of Austria. On the 12th (Tue), hit the slopes at Obertauern Ski Resort, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ursprungalm, and then take a peaceful walk through Prebersee. On your second day here, walk around Naturpark Riedingtal and then stroll through Ski Resort Alpendorf.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Obertauern day trip planning tool.

Drive from Hallstatt to Obertauern in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Obertauern

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Ski Resort Alpendorf, Naturpark Riedingtal, Ursprungalm, Prebersee
Highlights from your plan
Ski Resort Alpendorf ©
Ski Resort Alpendorf
Ursprungalm ©
Ursprungalm
Prebersee ©
Prebersee

4
nights
Kitzbuhel

Kitzbuhel ©
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Step out of the city life by going to Schmittenhohe and Filzalmsee. Discover out-of-the-way places like SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental and Alpinolino Westendorf. Change things up with these side-trips from Kitzbuhel: Kundler Klamm (in Muhltal), Assling (Wildpark Assling & Vitalpinum) and Lienz (Franziskanerkirche & Kosakenfriedhof). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Hexenwasser, get engrossed in the history at Museum St Johann in Tirol, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Soll.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kitzbuhel trip app.

You can drive from Obertauern to Kitzbuhel in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°F in January, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Anton am Arlberg.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Soll, Assling, Lienz, Museum St Johann in Tirol, Filzalmsee
Highlights from your plan
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental ©
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental
Schmittenhohe ©
Schmittenhohe
Hexenwasser
Hexenwasser

3
nights
St. Anton am Arlberg

St. Anton am Arlberg ©
Explore hidden gems such as St. Anton and Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis. Get some cultural insight at Burg Berneck and Die Kirche von St. Jakob. You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. Anton am Arlberg: Wandergebiet Nauders (in Nauders), Gletscherpark Fendels (in Kaunertal) and Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl (in Ischgl).

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the St. Anton am Arlberg trip maker.

You can drive from Kitzbuhel to St. Anton am Arlberg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kitzbuhel in January, things will get a bit warmer in St. Anton am Arlberg: highs are around 39°F and lows about 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in St. Anton am Arlberg

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Wandergebiet Nauders, Burg Berneck, Gletscherpark Fendels, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl
Highlights from your plan
Ski Arlberg ©
Ski Arlberg
St. Anton ©
St. Anton
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis ©
Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis

5
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Head to BierWelt.Tirol and RathausGalerienfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl and Mayrhofner Bergbahnen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Hinterriss (Hinterriss-Eng & Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden), Greifvogelpark (in Telfes im Stubai) and Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, get your game on at HappyHopp, enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Achensee Nord, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob.

Plan my day in Innsbruck using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from St. Anton am Arlberg to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from St. Anton am Arlberg in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Innsbruck, with lows of 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hinterriss, Greifvogelpark, Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, Leutascher Geisterklamm, HappyHopp
Highlights from your plan
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ©
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Mayrhofner Bergbahnen ©
Mayrhofner Bergbahnen

6
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Puchheimer Au. Do your shopping at Residenzgalerie Salzburg and Art Gallery. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Salzburg sightseeing site.

Traveling by train from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 39°F, and evening lows to 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Puchheimer Au
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Haus der Natur ©
Haus der Natur
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

Similar Plans

43 days in Austria BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Austria BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 41 days in Austria BY A USER FROM IRELAND May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Austria BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 35 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 42 days in Austria & Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, teens, popular sights Preferences: July, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 32 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 36 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 60 days in Europe, South Pacific, United States & Canada BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS September, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 30 days in Austria BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA June, culture, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, historic sites Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in Papua New Guinea & Austria BY A USER FROM BAHAMAS November, popular sights Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Munich & Austria BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: November, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans