8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner

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Fly to Munich, Train to Innsbruck
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Innsbruck
— 1 night
Drive
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Kaprun
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 1 night
Drive
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Vienna
— 2 nights
Fly

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Innsbruck

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): stroll through Badestrand Achensee Nord. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, then look for all kinds of wild species at Leutascher Geisterklamm, and finally hit the slopes at Rosshutte.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck online trip maker.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Innsbruck is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cluj-Napoca to Innsbruck. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kaprun.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kaprun

— 1 night
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get outside with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn, then hit the slopes at Zell Am See, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kaprun day trip planning app.

Drive from Innsbruck to Kaprun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kaprun can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Salzburg

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then explore the fascinating underground world of Eisriesenwelt, then admire the sheer force of Gollinger Wasserfall, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, then steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salzburg online attractions planner.

You can drive from Kaprun to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. June in Salzburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Hallstatt

— 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 17th (Thu), stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, then kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, and finally make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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.
On the 18th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. On your second day here, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Vienna, and then browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna holiday builder app.

Getting from Hallstatt to Vienna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Museums

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.