8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria attractions planner

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Fly
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Vienna
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 1 night
Drive
3
Zell im Zillertal
— 1 night
Drive
4
Gosau
— 1 night
Drive
5
Mayrhofen
— 1 night
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Vienna

— 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, explore the world behind art at Albertina, and contemplate the long history of Maria Am Gestade.

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Dublin, Ireland to Vienna is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Vienna. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dublin in January: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Salzburg

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zell im Zillertal.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Zell im Zillertal

— 1 night
For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zell im Zillertal travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Zell im Zillertal in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Gosau.

Things to do in Zell im Zillertal

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gosau

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): stroll through Dachstein West, kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Gosau trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Zell im Zillertal to Gosau in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mayrhofen.

Things to do in Gosau

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mayrhofen

— 1 night
Mayrhofen is a town in the Zillertal (Ziller river valley) in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mayrhofen.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mayrhofen journey builder app.

Getting from Gosau to Mayrhofen by car takes about 3 hours. February in Mayrhofen sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mayrhofen

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

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.