5 days in Austria Itinerary

5 days in Austria Itinerary

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5 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Salzburg
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Salzburg
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Hallstatt
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Zell am See
— 1 night
Train:  2​h
4
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
End: Salzburg

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Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 28th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Salzburg online travel route planner .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airports are Salzburg Airport, Linz Hörsching Airport and Innsbruck Airport. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

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Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): stroll through Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, then kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Obertraun
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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 30th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell, hit the slopes at Zell Am See, and then trek along New Schmittenhohe Mountain Paths.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zell am See planner .

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Zell am See takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In October, daily temperatures in Zell am See can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Lake Zell ©
Lake Zell
Zell Am See ©
Zell Am See

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Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 31st (Thu), stroll around Karwendel Nature Park, hike along Friedensglocke, then identify plant and animal life at Leutascher Geisterklamm, and finally head outdoors with Bergisel Ski Jump. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, then look for all kinds of wild species at Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden, then browse the exhibits of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck route planning app .

Take a train from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Stubaier Gletscher, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden, Friedensglocke
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Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden ©

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