9 days in Austria Itinerary

9 days in Austria Itinerary

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9 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Zell am See
— 1 night
train:  2​h
3
Innsbruck
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Newark

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 13th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Hellbrunn Castle (Schloss Hellbrun), take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, examine the collection at Mozart-Wohnhaus, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), then take in the dramatic scenery at Gollinger Wasserfall, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Salzburg travel itinerary creator.

Newark, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Salzburg. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Newark in July; daily highs in Salzburg reach 76°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Gollinger Wasserfall
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg

1
night
Zell am See

Zell am See ©
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.
On the 15th (Sat), cruise along Grossglockner High Alpine Road and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zell am See itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Zell am See in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Kitzsteinhorn
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Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn

1
night
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, then admire the landmark architecture of Dom St. Jacob, then admire the landmark architecture of Golden Roof, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bergisel Ski Jump. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Hofkirche and then fly down the slopes at Rosshutte.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rosshutte
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Rosshutte ©
Rosshutte
Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche

3
nights
Vienna

Vienna ©
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 (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Schönbrunn Palace, then examine the collection at Sisi Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, then contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Ringstrasse ©
Ringstrasse

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