8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria route planner

Make it your trip
Drive
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Vienna
— 2 nights
Fly
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Neustift im Stubaital
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Fiss
— 1 night
Drive
4
Salzburg
— 2 nights
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Vienna

— 2 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schonbrunn Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, don't miss a visit to Schweizertor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, read Vienna route planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Vienna is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Neustift im Stubaital

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): make a trip to Eishohle Tirol, trek along Wilde Wasser Weg, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then appreciate the views at Stubaital, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Grawa Wasserfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Stubai Tree House Trail, hit the slopes at Serlesbahnen, then hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Klettersteig Innsbruck.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Neustift im Stubaital online attractions planner.

Getting from Vienna to Neustift im Stubaital by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vienna in July, things will get slightly colder in Neustift im Stubaital: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Fiss.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Fiss

— 1 night
Fiss is a municipality in the Landeck district in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 10.50 km south of Landeck on the upper course of the Inn River. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Bikepark Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, then identify plant and animal life at Gletscherpark Fendels, and then trek along Forscherpfad.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fiss trip planner.

Drive from Neustift im Stubaital to Fiss in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Neustift im Stubaital in July, things will get a bit warmer in Fiss: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Fiss

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 24th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip builder site.

You can drive from Fiss to Salzburg in 3.5 hours. In July in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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.