9 days in Austria Itinerary

9 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria holiday planner

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Vienna
— 2 nights
Fly to Innsbruck Airport, Drive to Nesselwaengle
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Nesselwaengle
— 1 night
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Innsbruck
— 3 nights
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
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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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Albertina, and don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vienna travel route app.

Budapest, Hungary to Vienna is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nesselwaengle.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Nesselwaengle

— 1 night
On the 23rd (Sat), fly down the slopes at Rodelbahn Krinnenalpe and then stroll through Krinnalplift.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nesselwaengle visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vienna to Nesselwaengle. In February in Nesselwaengle, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Nesselwaengle

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Innsbruck

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get outdoors at Muttereralmpark and Bergisel Ski Jump. Step out of Innsbruck with an excursion to Skigebiet Hochmoos in Leutasch--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck, trek along Klettersteig Innsbruck, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Innsbruck online visit planner.

You can drive from Nesselwaengle to Innsbruck in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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 27th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, see the interesting displays at Salzburger Weihnachtsmuseum, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, then get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, and finally steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Salzburg online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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.