7 days in Bavarian Alps, Hallstatt & Salzburg Itinerary

7 days in Bavarian Alps, Hallstatt & Salzburg Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Munich, Germany
Drive:  25 h 30 min
1
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Toronto, Canada

1
night
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Alpspitz, take in the awesome beauty at Wank Mountain, then make a trip to Pfarrkirche St. Martin, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Garmisch-Partenkirchen itinerary planner.

Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Garmisch-Partenkirchen can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schloss Linderhof
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Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Wank Mountain ©
Wank Mountain

1
night
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 28th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, then go deep underground at Salzwelten, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

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Getting from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Hallstatt by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
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Salzwelten ©
Salzwelten
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

2
nights
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 29th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On your second day here, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally appreciate the history behind Caldera Sculpture.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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