31 days in Austria Itinerary

31 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner

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Salzburg
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
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Mayrhofen
— 4 nights
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St. Anton am Arlberg
— 4 nights
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Ehrwald
— 4 nights
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Neustift im Stubaital
— 4 nights
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Vienna
— 6 nights
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Salzburg

— 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Step out of the city life by going to Untersberg and Salzachofen. Appreciate the collections at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozarts Geburtshaus. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach), Eifersbacher Waterfall Wanderweg (in St Johann in Tirol) and Grießbach Klamm (in Erpfendorf). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and explore the striking landscape at Lammerklamm.

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Kelowna, Canada to Salzburg is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Kelowna to Salzburg, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese and Badestrand Hallstatt. Get outdoors at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and Hallstatter See. There's lots more to do: let little ones run wild at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area, admire the sheer force of Waldbachstrub Waterfall, hike along Echernwand, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Mayrhofen.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Mayrhofen

— 4 nights
Mayrhofen is a town in the Zillertal (Ziller river valley) in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Get in touch with nature at Grossglockner and Grossglockner High Alpine Road. Explore Mayrhofen's surroundings by going to Assling (Vitalpinum & Wildpark Assling), Pfarrkirche zum hl. Apostel Jakobus d. Alteren (in Strassen) and Kaiserklamm (in Brandenberg). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Gletscherweg Innergschloss and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesetta di San Nicolo a Matrei.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Mayrhofen holiday site.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Mayrhofen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Mayrhofen, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Anton am Arlberg.

Things to do in Mayrhofen

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

St. Anton am Arlberg

— 4 nights
Get outdoors at Schwarzer See and Gletscherpark Fendels. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Anton am Arlberg: Naturpark Kaunergrat (in Fliess), Nauders (Wandergebiet Nauders & Naudersberg Castle) and Forscherpfad (in Ladis).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Anton am Arlberg road trip tool.

Drive from Mayrhofen to St. Anton am Arlberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ehrwald.

Things to do in St. Anton am Arlberg

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Ehrwald

— 4 nights
Step out of the city life by going to Ehrwalder Almsee and Golfpark Mieminger Plateau. Change things up with these side-trips from Ehrwald: Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol), Sessellift Wannenjoch (in Tannheim) and ZirbenPark Rundwanderweg (in Jerzens).

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Ehrwald trip planning website.

You can drive from St. Anton am Arlberg to Ehrwald in 1.5 hours. In October in Ehrwald, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Ehrwald

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital

— 4 nights
Get outdoors at Bergisel Ski Jump and Stubaier Gletscher. Explore Neustift im Stubaital's surroundings by going to Hinterriss-Eng (in Hinterriss) and Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch).

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Neustift im Stubaital trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ehrwald to Neustift im Stubaital in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ehrwald in November, expect nights in Neustift im Stubaital to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and FreyWillefor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: stop by Historic Center of Vienna, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, find something for the whole family at Prater, and see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Neustift im Stubaital to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Neustift im Stubaital in November, expect nights in Vienna to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.