15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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15 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h
1
Innsbruck
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Vienna
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Graz
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Salzburg
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: London

5
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Visiting St. Anton and Bergisel Ski Jump will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Spas & Wellness (in Seefeld in Tirol), Skischule Alpinsport Obergurgl (in Obergurgl), Ischgl-Samnaun ski area (in Ischgl) and Venet Bergbahnen (in Zams). Next up on the itinerary: glide through natural beauty at Hochgurgl, admire the landmark architecture of Golden Roof, and look for gifts at Cafe Cardinal, Gebrüder Murauer GmbH.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck vacation planner.

London, UK to Innsbruck is an approximately 5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Innsbruck reach 5°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Skischule Alpinsport Obergurgl, St. Anton, Hochgurgl, Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, Venet Bergbahnen
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St. Anton ©
St. Anton
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

4
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.
Mariahilfer Strasse and Imperial Palace (Hofburg) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Belvedere Palace and Schottenkirche will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Schoenbrunn Palace, steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Vienna, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum, and take a stroll through Graben and Kohlmarkt.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip generator.

Traveling by flight from Innsbruck to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Vienna

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

1
day
Graz

Graz ©
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
On the 22nd (Thu), examine the collection at Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, steep yourself in history at Stallbastei, then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Graz, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Uhrturm.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Graz trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Graz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December in Graz, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Salzburg.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum
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Altstadt von Graz ©
Altstadt von Graz
Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum ©
Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum
Uhrturm ©
Uhrturm

5
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get some cultural insight at Fortress Hohensalzburg and Alte fürst-erzbischöfliche Hofapotheke. Get outdoors at Untersberg and Gollinger Wasserfall. The adventure continues: raise your glass at Bräustübl zu Mülln, admire the landmark architecture of Hellbrunn Castle (Schloss Hellbrun), see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and browse the exhibits of Mozart-Wohnhaus.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salzburg itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Graz to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Gollinger Wasserfall
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

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