8 days in Munich, Salzburg & Zell am See Itinerary

8 days in Munich, Salzburg & Zell am See Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe travel planner

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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Zell am See, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive to Salzburg Airport, Fly to Muscat International Airport

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Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): examine the collection at BMW Welt. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich journey planner.

Muscat, Oman to Munich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Muscat in December, with highs in Munich at 5°C and lows at -1°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Head to Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur and Residenzgalerie Salzburgfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Badestrand Hallstatt and Fuschlsee Rundweg. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Hallstatt (Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary & Hallstatt Lutheran Church). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and browse the different shops at Sternarkaden.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip planning website.

Getting from Munich to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Zell am See, Austria

— 2 nights
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zell am See holiday builder site.

Drive from Salzburg to Zell am See in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Salzburg in December, with highs in Zell am See at 1°C and lows at -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip