28 days in Austria Itinerary

28 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip itinerary planner

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Vienna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Joching
— 2 nights
Drive
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Graz
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Salzburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Grossarl
— 2 nights
Drive
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Heiligenblut
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Kitzbuhel
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Zell im Zillertal
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Obergurgl
— 2 nights
Drive
11
St. Anton am Arlberg
— 2 nights
Drive
12
Lech
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bregenz
— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, Spanish Riding School and Kaiserappartements. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Historic Center of Vienna. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Belvedere Palace and Ringstrasse. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) and steep yourself in history at Schweizertor.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary maker tool.

London, UK to Vienna is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Vienna is 1 hour. In January, Vienna is little chillier than London - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Joching.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:

Joching

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): appreciate the views at Wachau Valley. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Mohndorf.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Joching online trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Joching in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Joching can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Graz.

Things to do in Joching

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:

Graz

— 2 nights
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
On the 6th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Franciscans (Franziskanerkirche), then admire the striking features of Herz Jesu Kirche, then contemplate the long history of Stadtpfarrkirche, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Herrengasse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St. Barbara, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hundertwasserkirche, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Step Church (Stiegenkirche).

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Graz day trip planner.

Getting from Joching to Graz by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Joching in January, expect little chillier with lows of -5°C in Graz. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:

Hallstatt

— 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 8th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee, then fly down the slopes at Ski Resort Loser, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption, and finally examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Kleines Matterhorn, fly down the slopes at Dachstein West, then stroll through Badestrand Hallstatt, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

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You can drive from Graz to Hallstatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:

Salzburg

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg Festival has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme.

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Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grossarl.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Events · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:

Grossarl

— 2 nights
Keep things going the next day: stroll through Obertauern Ski Resort, then hit the slopes at Skigebiet obertauern, and then appreciate the history behind Beatles Memorial.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grossarl trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Grossarl takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Salzburg in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Grossarl: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Grossarl

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:

Heiligenblut

— 2 nights
Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Hohe Tauern. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Falkenstein Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pfarre Obervellach, then head outdoors with Club Aktiv Moelltal, and finally admire the sheer force of Vodopad Jungfernsprung.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Heiligenblut online holiday planner.

Getting from Grossarl to Heiligenblut by car takes about 2.5 hours. In January in Heiligenblut, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:

Kitzbuhel

— 2 nights
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): grab your bike and head to SportRudi, then fly down the slopes at Pro-Skischule, then fly down the slopes at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, and finally play a few rounds at Golfclub Kitzbuhel-Schwarzsee. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Aquarena, fly down the slopes at Element3 Ski School, then don't miss a visit to Franziskaner Der Immakulata, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Liebfrauenkirche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche "Zum Heiligen Andreas".

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Kitzbuhel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Heiligenblut to Kitzbuhel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In January, daytime highs in Kitzbuhel are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zell im Zillertal.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 16:

Zell im Zillertal

— 2 nights
On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dreifaltigkeitskirche Church (Church of the Holy Trinity), then head outdoors with Hohe Salve, then take advantage of the amenities at Westendorf, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarramt Soll.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zell im Zillertal trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Kitzbuhel to Zell im Zillertal takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Obergurgl.

Things to do in Zell im Zillertal

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 16 — 18:

Obergurgl

— 2 nights
Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Obergurgl trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zell im Zillertal to Obergurgl takes 2.5 hours. January in Obergurgl sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to St. Anton am Arlberg.

Things to do in Obergurgl

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:

St. Anton am Arlberg

— 2 nights
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at St. Anton, then hike along Senn's Wonder Walking Trail, then stop by Sport Jennewein, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Die Kirche von St. Jakob.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St. Anton am Arlberg trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Obergurgl to St. Anton am Arlberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Obergurgl in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in St. Anton am Arlberg, with lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Lech.

Things to do in St. Anton am Arlberg

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:

Lech

— 3 nights
Popular historic sites such as Pfarrkirche Bartholomaberg and Wallfahrtskirche are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Ski Arlberg and Skirunde Der Weisse Ring.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lech trip itinerary maker.

Lech is just a stone's throw from St. Anton am Arlberg. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bregenz.

Things to do in Lech

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:

Bregenz

— 3 nights
Bregenz is the capital of Vorarlberg, the westernmost federal state of Austria. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bregenz Festival. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilika Rankweil and Dom St. Nikolaus. Pfarrkirche St. Gallus and Oberstadt Bregenz will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Bregenz: Radiomuseum Feldkirch (in Feldkirch) and Frastanzer Brewery (in Frastanz). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Adlerwarte Eagle Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Dornbirner Marktplatz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nepomuk Kapelle, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Feinbrennerei Prinz.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bregenz travel planner.

Traveling by car from Lech to Bregenz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bregenz

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 28:

Austria travel guide

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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.