8 days in Austria & Hohenschwangau Itinerary

8 days in Austria & Hohenschwangau Itinerary

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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
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Hohenschwangau, Germany
— 1 day
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
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Krimml, Austria
— 1 night
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Fusch, Austria
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights

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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.
Old Town has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt trip itinerary maker app.

Vienna to Hallstatt is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
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Hohenschwangau, Germany

— 1 day
A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein, then snap pictures at Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alpseebad.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hohenschwangau road trip planner.

Getting from Hallstatt to Hohenschwangau by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Hohenschwangau, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
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You can drive from Hohenschwangau to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for Krimml on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Krimml, Austria

— 1 night
Krimml is a municipality in the federal state of Salzburg, Austria, in the Pinzgau region.GeographyIt is located in the Zell am See District, 54 km from the district's capital. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nationalpark Hohe Tauern.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Krimml day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Krimml takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You will leave for Fusch on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Krimml

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Fusch, Austria

— 1 night
Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße is a municipality, at the foot of Grossglockner mountain, in the district of Zell am See (Pinzgau region), in the state of Salzburg in Austria. You've now added Grossglockner High Alpine Road to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

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Traveling by car from Krimml to Fusch takes an hour. In September in Fusch, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. You will leave for Vienna on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Fusch

Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Vienna, Austria

— 3 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.
On the 19th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Vienna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, get to know the fascinating history of Schonbrunner Gardens, then get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Schottenkirche.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vienna road trip planner.

Drive from Fusch to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Fusch in September; daily highs in Vienna reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Austria travel guide

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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.