9 days in Austria Itinerary

9 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Salzburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Ramsau am Dachstein
Drive
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Zell am See
— 3 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 2 nights
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Salzburg

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 3rd (Sun), stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg driving holiday tool.

Medicine Hat, Canada to Salzburg is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Medicine Hat to Salzburg due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Ramsau am Dachstein.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Ramsau am Dachstein

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): head outdoors with Ramsau Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ramsau am Dachstein journey builder app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Ramsau am Dachstein takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Ramsau am Dachstein

Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Zell am See

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Liechtensteinklamm and Charisma Am Stadtplatz. Get in touch with nature at Schmittenhohe and Kitzsteinhorn. Explore Zell am See's surroundings by going to Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) (in Krimml) and Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut). It doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Zell am See trip maker website.

Drive from Ramsau am Dachstein to Zell am See in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Innsbruck

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally stroll through Rosshutte. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stubaier Gletscher and then fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck online trip maker.

You can drive from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.