7 days in Austria & Vaduz Itinerary

7 days in Austria & Vaduz Itinerary

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Schladming, Austria
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
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Schladming, Austria

— 2 nights
Schladming is a small former mining town in the northwest of the Austrian state of Styria that is now a popular tourist destination. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): hike along Wilde Wasser. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Gollinger Wasserfall, then Head underground at Eisriesenwelt, and then identify plant and animal life at Erlebniswelt Tauerngold.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Schladming travel route app.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Schladming is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Schladming

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Klettersteig Innsbruck. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Baggersee Rossau, hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Servite Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip planner.

You can drive from Schladming to Innsbruck in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Hallstatt, Austria

— 1 night

Pearl of Austria

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 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Hallstatt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vaduz.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

— 1 night
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stop by Hoi Liechtenstein - Geschenke & Souvenir Boutique, see the interesting displays at Postal Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Florin, then do a tasting at Wine Cellars of the Prince of Liechtenstein, and finally explore the historical opulence of Vaduz Castle.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vaduz trip planner.

Drive from Hallstatt to Vaduz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vaduz

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Austria travel guide

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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.