43 days in Austria Itinerary

43 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria vacation maker

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Fly
1
Vienna
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Hallstatt
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Salzburg
— 5 nights
Drive
4
Kitzbuhel
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Reutte
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Nauders
— 4 nights
Drive
7
St. Anton am Arlberg
— 4 nights
Drive
8
Innsbruck
— 6 nights
Drive
9
Seefeld in Tirol
— 2 nights
Drive to Innsbruck Airport, Fly to Port Elizabeth Airport

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15

6
nights
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, examine the collection at The Hofburg, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Vienna is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Port Elizabeth to Vienna, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Port Elizabeth in December, with highs in Vienna at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

4
nights
Hallstatt

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus, and take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape.

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

Getting from Vienna to Hallstatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

5
nights
Salzburg

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 Pfarrkirche Sankt Anthon (in Hallein) and Obertauern Ski Resort (in Obertauern). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

You can plan Salzburg trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

5
nights
Kitzbuhel

Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kitzbuhel: Alpbach (Wiedersberger Horn, Alpbachtaler Lauser-Sauser, &more), Buchensteinwand Ski Area (in St. Ulrich am Pillersee) and Pro-Skischule (in Westendorf). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Kitzsteinhorn, stroll through SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarramt Soll, and explore the activities along Schwarzsee.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kitzbuhel trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Kitzbuhel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Salzburg in December, with highs in Kitzbuhel at 1°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Reutte.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

4
nights
Reutte

Reutte is a market town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reutte: Ehrwald (Ehrwalder Almbahn & Tiroler Zugspitzbahn), Seilbahn Bezau (in Bezau) and Tannheim (Neunerkopfle & Vilsalpsee). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Rodelbahn Krinnenalpe, stroll through Diedamskopf Skiresort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lourdeskapelle, and steep yourself in history at Mariahilf-Kapelle.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Reutte travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kitzbuhel to Reutte in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kitzbuhel in December, expect nights in Reutte to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nauders.

Things to do in Reutte

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

4
nights
Nauders

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nauders: Fendels Ski Resort (in Fendels), Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis (in Serfaus) and Ischgl-Samnaun ski area (in Ischgl).

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nauders vacation planner.

Drive from Reutte to Nauders in 2 hours. In December in Nauders, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to St. Anton am Arlberg.

Things to do in Nauders

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Fun & Games

Side Trips

4
nights
St. Anton am Arlberg

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Anton am Arlberg: Skigebiet Kappl (in Kappl), Pfarrkirche (in Schruns) and Skigebiet Damuls - Mellau - Faschina (in Damuls).

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Anton am Arlberg trip planner.

You can drive from Nauders to St. Anton am Arlberg in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in St. Anton am Arlberg when traveling from Nauders in January, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in St. Anton am Arlberg

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

6
nights
Innsbruck

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Go for a jaunt from Innsbruck to Neustift im Stubaital to see Stubaier Gletscher about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), tour the pleasant surroundings at Muttereralmpark, get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, and admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck.

Plan a trip to Innsbruck easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from St. Anton am Arlberg to Innsbruck takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from St. Anton am Arlberg in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Innsbruck, with lows of -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Seefeld in Tirol.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

2
nights
Seefeld in Tirol

Venture out of the city with trips to Pitztaler Gletscher Ski Resort (in St. Leonhard im Pitztal), Obergurgl-Hochgurgl (in Obergurgl) and Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum (in Hochgurgl).

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seefeld in Tirol trip itinerary builder site.

Seefeld in Tirol is very close to Innsbruck. In January in Seefeld in Tirol, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seefeld in Tirol

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.