9 days in Austria Itinerary

9 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria travel planner

Make it your trip
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 1 night
Fly
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Vienna
— 4 nights
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Salzburg

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg driving holiday website.

Houston, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Salzburg is 7 hours. When traveling from Houston in June, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Salzburg: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Innsbruck

— 1 night
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vienna

— 4 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: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center of Vienna, and don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Vienna using our trip planner.

You can fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.