5 days in Hamburg, Salzburg & Hallstatt Itinerary

5 days in Hamburg, Salzburg & Hallstatt Itinerary

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5 days in Hamburg, Salzburg & Hallstatt Itinerary

Start: Hamburg, Germany
1
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Hamburg, Germany

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Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, and then don't miss a visit to Reeperbahn. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Alster, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, and then take a stroll through Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown).

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg online travel planner .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airports are Hamburg Airport, Bremen Airport and Hannover Airport. In April in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hamburg

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trip

Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel
Reeperbahn ©
Reeperbahn

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then stop by Steingasse, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg visit planner .

Getting from Hamburg to Salzburg by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. April in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hallstatt online journey planner .

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt
Hallstatt Lutheran Church ©
Hallstatt Lutheran Church

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