59 days in Upper Austria Itinerary

59 days in Upper Austria Itinerary

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59 days in Upper Austria Itinerary

Start: Minot
Fly:  23 h 15 min
1
Linz
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Hallstatt
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Seewalchen am Attersee
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Scharding
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Ulrichsberg
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Grein
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  24 h
End: Minot

9
nights
Linz

Linz ©
Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mauthausen Memorial and Mariendom Linz. Let the collections at Ars Electronica Center and Brunnhofer Galerie capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Linz side-trips: Stift Schlierbach (in Schlierbach), Schloss Ennsegg (in Enns) and Freilichtmuseum Schmiedleithen (in Leonstein). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Haid Shoppingcenter, view the masterpieces at Tabakfabrik, make a trip to Pöstlingbergbahn, and look for gifts at Lebzelterei Kastner.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Linz online attractions planner .

Minot, USA to Linz is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET) is 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Linz

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Freistadt, Freilichtmuseum Schmiedleithen, Museum Arbeitswelt, Stift Schlierbach, KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
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KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen ©
KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
Ars Electronica Center
Ars Electronica Center
Stift Schlierbach ©
Stift Schlierbach

8
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Old Town and Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Parish of the Assumption and Kaiser-Villa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hallstatt: Traunsee (in Gmunden), Offensee (in Ebensee am Traunsee) and Bad Ischl (Museum Der Stadt Bad Ischl, Kurpark, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and explore the activities along Hallstatter See.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Linz to Hallstatt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Seewalchen am Attersee.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bad Ischl, Obertraun, Bad Goisern, Gosau, Traunsee
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption
Museum Hallstatt ©
Museum Hallstatt

10
nights
Seewalchen am Attersee

Seewalchen am Attersee ©
Head to Tostmann Trachten and Kathe Zwach Galeriefor some retail therapy. Visit Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen and Johannesbergkapelle for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Gmunden (Seeschloss Ort, Klo & So - Museum fur historische Sanitarobjekte, & more), Traunkirchen (Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese & Kleiner Sonnstein) and Komponierhaeuschen von Gustav Mahler (in Steinbach am Attersee).

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seewalchen am Attersee route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Seewalchen am Attersee takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Scharding.

Things to do in Seewalchen am Attersee

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Gmunden, Traunkirchen, Schoerfling am Attersee, Voecklabruck, Grunau im Almtal
Highlights from your plan
Almsee ©
Almsee
Tostmann Trachten ©
Tostmann Trachten
Kleiner Sonnstein ©
Kleiner Sonnstein

9
nights
Scharding

Scharding ©
Scharding is a town in northern Austrian state of Upper Austria, the capital of the district of the same name, and a major port on the Inn River. Alfred Kubin Haus and Stift Reichersberg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Oberer Stadtplatz, Silberzeile and Wassertor. Change things up with these side-trips from Scharding: Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee (in Perwang am Grabensee), Holzostersee (in Franking) and Dietmarbrunnen (in Ried Im Innkreis). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Weg im Schloßpark, don't miss a visit to Linzer Tor, and head outdoors with Baumkronenweg.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Scharding trip builder website .

Getting from Seewalchen am Attersee to Scharding by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Ulrichsberg on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Scharding

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Braunau am Inn, Markt & Pfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt, Holzostersee, Baumkronenweg, Stift Reichersberg
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Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee ©
Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee
Stift Reichersberg ©
Stift Reichersberg
Holzostersee ©
Holzostersee

9
nights
Ulrichsberg

Ulrichsberg ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Textiles Zentrum Haslach and Pfarrkirche Aigen im Muhlkreis. Venture out of the city with trips to Schlogener Blick (in Haibach ob der Donau), Golfclub Pfarrkirchen (in Pfarrkirchen im Muehlkreis) and Museum der Sinne Villa Sinnenreich (in Berg bei Rohrbach). On the 13th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Bohmerwald Nordisches Zentrum Schoneben. On the 14th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Skiareal Hochficht.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ulrichsberg itinerary planner .

Drive from Scharding to Ulrichsberg in 1.5 hours. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel to Grein.

Things to do in Ulrichsberg

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Aigen-Schlagl, Klaffer am Hochficht, Textiles Zentrum Haslach, Golfclub Pfarrkirchen, Schlogener Blick
Highlights from your plan
Golfclub Pfarrkirchen ©
Golfclub Pfarrkirchen
Textiles Zentrum Haslach ©
Textiles Zentrum Haslach
Museum der Sinne Villa Sinnenreich ©
Museum der Sinne Villa Sinnenreich

11
nights
Grein

Grein ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St Giles Church and Greinburg Castle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Burg Clam and Burgruine Ruttenstein. Explore Grein's surroundings by going to Burgruine Prandegg (in Schoenau im Muehlkreis), Bucklwehluck'n (in Sankt Thomas am Blasenstein) and Burgruine Windhaag (in Windhaag bei Perg).

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grein trip planning website .

Drive from Ulrichsberg to Grein in 2 hours. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Grein

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Burg Clam, Jagdmaerchenpark Hirschalm, Burgruine Windhaag, Backereimuseum, Burgruine Kreuzen
Highlights from your plan
Burg Clam ©
Burg Clam
Burgruine Windhaag ©
Burgruine Windhaag
Burgruine Prandegg ©
Burgruine Prandegg