60 days in Austria Itinerary

60 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip itinerary planner

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Innsbruck
— 8 nights
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Salzburg
— 8 nights
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Linz
— 5 nights
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Hallstatt
— 5 nights
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Zell am See
— 3 nights
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Heiligenblut
— 4 nights
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Klagenfurt
— 5 nights
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Graz
— 7 nights
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Vienna
— 14 nights
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Innsbruck

— 8 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Altstadt von Innsbruck and Town Tower (Stadtturm). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: Zillertaler Hohenstrasse (in Hippach), Pfarramt St. Oswald Alpbach (in Alpbach) and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone (in Rattenberg). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Tirol Panorama, take in the awesome beauty at Alpes, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuit Church, and contemplate the long history of Goldbichl in Igls.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip tool.

Stockholm, Sweden to Innsbruck is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Stockholm, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Innsbruck, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

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'll discover tucked-away gems like Schloss Hellbrunn and Gollinger Wasserfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Wilde Wasser (in Rohrmoos-Untertal), Golling an der Salzach (Jahreszeiten-Weg & Bluntautal Valley) and St Gilgen (St Gilgen Mozartplatz & Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker). There's much more to do: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and contemplate the long history of Franziskanerkirche.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Salzburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Linz.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Linz

— 5 nights
Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Melk Abbey and Maria Taferl. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Linz: Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt (in Melk), Artstetten Castle (in Artstetten) and Bucklwehluck'n (in Sankt Thomas am Blasenstein). There's much more to do: make a trip to Hauptplatz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alter Dom, ponder the world of politics at Linzer Landhaus, and take some stellar pictures from Franz Josef Warte.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Linz trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Linz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Linz

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Hallstatt

— 5 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Central Square Marktplatz and Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary. Change things up with these side-trips from Hallstatt: Offensee (in Ebensee am Traunsee), Stift Admont (in Admont) and Traunsee (in Gmunden). There's much more to do: make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt, and take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Hallstatt vacation planner.

Getting from Linz to Hallstatt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Zell am See

— 3 nights
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Zell and Light show on the Lake. Explore Zell am See's surroundings by going to Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm (in Weissbach bei Lofer), Pillersee (in St. Ulrich am Pillersee) and Berger Feinste Confiserie (in Lofer). The adventure continues: get outside with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, hit the slopes at Zell Am See, and pause for some serene contemplation at Elisabethkapelle.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zell am See trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Hallstatt to Zell am See by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Zell am See sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Heiligenblut

— 4 nights
Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. Step off the beaten path and head to Grossglockner High Alpine Road and National Park Hohe Tauern. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Heiligenblut: Kosakenfriedhof (in Lienz) and Vitalpinum (in Assling). Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Großglockner National Park. There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner and admire the sheer force of Vodopad Jungfernsprung.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Heiligenblut online vacation planner.

Getting from Zell am See to Heiligenblut by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Heiligenblut, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Klagenfurt

— 5 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Minimundus and Maria-Wörth. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klagenfurt: Bonsaimuseum (in Seeboden), Malta High Alpine Road (in Malta) and Stadtplatz (in Gmund). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Worthersee, don't miss a visit to Steinerner Fischer, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marienkirche, and see the interesting displays at Eboardmuseum.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Klagenfurt trip builder app.

You can drive from Heiligenblut to Klagenfurt in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Heiligenblut in July, you will find days in Klagenfurt are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Graz.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Graz

— 7 nights
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Explore hidden gems such as Altstadt von Graz and Hauptplatz. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Graz: Weingut Gross (in Ratsch an der Weinstrasse), Weingut Tement (in Berghausen) and Schloss Seggau (in Leibnitz). There's still lots to do: walk around Schloss Eggenberg, get to know the fascinating history of Herrengasse, delve into the lush surroundings at Leech Forest (Leechwald), and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden (Botanischer Garten).

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Graz trip builder app.

You can drive from Klagenfurt to Graz in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Graz are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Graz

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wachau Valley and Wine Tours & Tastings. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Katholic Pfarrkirche Hl. Nikolaus (in Krems an der Donau) and Durnstein (Burgruine Duernstein, Stift Durnstein, &more). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of State Hall of the Austrian National Library, get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, and steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vienna road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Graz to Vienna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

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.