9 days in Austria Itinerary

9 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Vienna
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Zell am See
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Salzburg
— 1 night
Train to Munich, Fly to Bengaluru

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Hundertwasserhaus. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Ringstrasse, then make a trip to Rathausplatz, then ponder the world of politics at Osterreichisches Parlament, and finally admire the landmark architecture of State Hall of the Austrian National Library.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vienna holiday planning tool.

Bengaluru, India to Vienna is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, things will get cooler in Vienna: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Innsbruck

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the striking features of Imperial Palace, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Bergisel Ski Jump and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Vienna to Innsbruck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zell am See.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zell am See

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): cruise along Grossglockner High Alpine Road and then take in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zell am See trip planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Zell am See in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Zell am See can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 1 night

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 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Stiegl-Brauwelt, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Franziskanerkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, then browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salt Mine Hallein, and finally make a trip to Mozartplatz.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Zell am See to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Salzburg sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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.