43 days in Austria Itinerary

43 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Innsbruck
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Innsbruck
— 7 nights
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Salzburg
— 8 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Klagenfurt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Graz
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vienna
— 14 nights
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Innsbruck

— 7 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hinterriss-Eng, Naturparkhaus Hinterriss, Burgruine Thaur, and other attractions you added. Do some cultural sightseeing at Altstadt von Innsbruck and Tyrolean Folk Art Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone and Tirol Panorama. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob, stroll around Hofgarten, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Innsbruck is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In May, Innsbruck is much colder than Jeddah - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Transportation

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 8 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You've added Eisriesenwelt, Salt Mine Hallein, Residenzplatz, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Schloss Hellbrunn and Residenzgalerie Salzburg. Get some cultural insight at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Franziskanerkirche. When in Salzburg, make a side trip to see Gollinger Wasserfall in Golling an der Salzach, approximately Golling an der Salzach away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Salzburg trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Innsbruck to Salzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In June, daytime highs in Salzburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hallstatt

— 4 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mammoth Cave, 5 Fingers, Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and other attractions you added. Step out of the city life by going to Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and Dachstein Giant Ice Caves. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Museum Hallstatt.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hallstatt travel site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Klagenfurt

— 4 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
You've added Lake Worthersee, Hochosterwitz Castle (Burg Hochosterwitz), Minimundus, and other attractions to your itinerary. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtpfarrkirche St. Egid.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Klagenfurt day trip planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Klagenfurt in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Klagenfurt sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Graz

— 5 nights
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Riegersburg Castle, Schloss Kornberg, Gsellmanns Weltmaschine, and other attractions you added. Appreciate the collections at Schloss Eggenberg and Universalmuseum Joanneum. Visit Altstadt von Graz and Herz Jesu Kirche for their historical value. It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kunsthaus Graz.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Graz route builder app.

Traveling by car from Klagenfurt to Graz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Vienna

— 14 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jubiläumswarte, Stift Klosterneuburg, Seegrotte Hinterbruhl, and other attractions you added. Belvedere Palace and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien will appeal to museum buffs. St. Stephen's Cathedral and The Hofburg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Vienna to Melk to see Melk Abbey about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche, make a trip to Stephansplatz, and take in the awesome beauty at Kahlenberg.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Graz to Vienna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

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.