60 days in Austria Itinerary

60 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria travel route planner

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Innsbruck
— 7 nights
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Kitzbuhel
— 7 nights
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Klagenfurt
— 7 nights
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Graz
— 7 nights
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Vienna
— 12 nights
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Linz
— 6 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 9 nights
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Innsbruck

— 7 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch), Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol) and Pertisau (Vitalberg - Steinol Museum & Karwendel Bergbahn). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and explore and take pictures at Bergisel Ski Jump.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip itinerary maker.

Denver, USA to Innsbruck is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 8 hours. When traveling from Denver in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Innsbruck, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kitzbuhel

— 7 nights
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Explore Kitzbuhel's surroundings by going to Zell am See (Lake Zell & Helicopter Tours), Kalser Glocknerstrasse (in Kals am Grossglockner) and Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun). On the 14th (Tue), hike the day away at Gletscherweg Innergschloss. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, explore and take pictures at Grossglockner High Alpine Road, explore the activities along Schwimmbad und Badesee, and trek along Kufsteinerland.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kitzbuhel trip builder.

Getting from Innsbruck to Kitzbuhel by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September in Kitzbuhel, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Klagenfurt

— 7 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klagenfurt: Villach (Das Maibachl, Fitness- und Gesundheitsparcours Warmbad-Villach, &more), Nockberge (in Bad Kleinkirchheim) and Auer von Welsbach Museum (in Althofen). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Worthersee, examine the collection at Eboardmuseum, take in the dramatic scenery at Fallbach Wasserfall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wehrkirche Diex.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Klagenfurt tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Kitzbuhel to Klagenfurt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Graz.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Graz

— 7 nights
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Explore Graz's surroundings by going to Bruck an der Mur (Schlossberg - Burg Landskron & Eiserner Brunnen), Hundertwasserkirche (in Baernbach) and FLECKS SteirerBier (in Frohnleiten). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The late Gotic church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, make a trip to Wallfahrtskirche Pollauberg, and admire the striking features of Rathaus.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Graz holiday maker app.

You can drive from Klagenfurt to Graz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Graz are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Vienna

— 12 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Center of Vienna.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Graz to Vienna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. September in Vienna sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can take a train to Linz.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Linz

— 6 nights
Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Linz: Fahrradmuseum (in Ybbs an der Donau), Melk Abbey (in Melk) and Weg im Schloßpark (in Scharding). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Schloegener Schlinge, make a trip to Gusen Memorial, admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten, and explore the ancient world of Burgruine Windhaag.

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You can take a train from Vienna to Linz in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Linz

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hallstatt: Traunsee (in Gmunden) and Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese (in Traunkirchen). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Hallstatt.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip maker app.

Getting from Linz to Hallstatt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 9 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Werfenweng), Skywalk Dachstein (in Ramsau am Dachstein) and Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg vacation planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.