18 days in Austria Itinerary

18 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vienna
— 3 nights
2
Salzburg
— 4 nights
3
Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut
— 1 night
4
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
5
Zell am See
— 2 nights
6
Kals am Grossglockner
— 1 night
7
Krimml
— 1 night
8
Wattens
— 1 night
9
Innsbruck
— 2 nights

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.
Head to Graben and Kohlmarkt and Vienna Naschmarktfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and The Hofburg. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Karlskirche, stop by Xocolat, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vienna online holiday planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Vienna is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

4
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get some historical perspective at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Schloss Hellbrunn. Get some cultural insight at Petersfriedhof and Residenzgalerie Salzburg. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Haus der Natur, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof

1
night
Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut

Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut ©
St. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): hike along Schwarzensee Runde.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut trip site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Schwarzensee Runde ©
Schwarzensee Runde

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 21st (Tue), explore the activities along Hallstatter See, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, and then go for a walk through Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten, make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hallstatt trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut to Hallstatt takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Zell am See.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): make a trip to Liechtensteinklamm and then cruise along Grossglockner High Alpine Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Zell, head outdoors with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, thentake in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche "Zum Heiligen Andreas".

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zell am See driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Zell am See takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Zell am See are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kals am Grossglockner.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kaprun, Liechtensteinklamm, Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Pfarrkirche "Zum Heiligen Andreas"
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Liechtensteinklamm ©
Liechtensteinklamm
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn

1
night
Kals am Grossglockner

Kals am Grossglockner ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kalser Glocknerstrasse and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kals am Grossglockner day trip app.

You can drive from Zell am See to Kals am Grossglockner in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Krimml.

Things to do in Kals am Grossglockner

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grossglockner
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Kalser Glocknerstrasse ©
Kalser Glocknerstrasse
Grossglockner ©
Grossglockner

1
night
Krimml

Krimml ©
Krimml is a municipality in the federal state of Salzburg, Austria, in the Pinzgau region.GeographyIt is located in the Zell am See District, 54 km from the district's capital. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill, thenmake a trip to WasserWelten, thenadmire the sheer force of Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche zum hl. Jakobus dem Alteren.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Krimml vacation maker app.

You can drive from Kals am Grossglockner to Krimml in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Wattens.

Things to do in Krimml

Nature Museums Parks

Side Trip

Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill
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Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) ©
Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle)
Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill ©
Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill
WasserWelten ©
WasserWelten

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night
Wattens

Wattens ©
Wattens is a market town of the Innsbruck-Land District in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Herz-Jesu-Basilika, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilika St. Michael, and then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Wattens tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Krimml to Wattens by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Wattens

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Herz-Jesu-Basilika, Basilika St. Michael
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Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Basilika St. Michael ©
Basilika St. Michael
Herz-Jesu-Basilika ©
Herz-Jesu-Basilika

2
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Badestrand Achensee Nord, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck day trip planning website.

Innsbruck is just a short distance from Wattens. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rosshutte, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Badestrand Achensee Nord
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Badestrand Achensee Nord ©
Badestrand Achensee Nord
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche

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