12 days in Austria, Munich & Interlaken Itinerary

12 days in Austria, Munich & Interlaken Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
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Zell am See, Austria
— 4 nights
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Kaprun, Austria
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Salzburg, Austria
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
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Vienna, Austria

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna and then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace.

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If you are flying in from Oman, the closest major aiport is Vienna International Airport. In October, daytime highs in Vienna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to Zell am See.
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Zell am See, Austria — 4 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zell am See: Bad Gastein (Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall & Felsentherme Bad Gastein) and St Johann im Pongau (Pongauer Dom & Liechtensteinklamm). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Zell, take advantage of the amenities at Zell Am See, take some stellar pictures from Gipfelwelt 3000, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Zell am See online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Zell am See in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kaprun.
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Kaprun, Austria

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaprun travel route builder.

Kaprun is just a stone's throw from Zell am See. In October, daytime highs in Kaprun are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll travel to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg road trip app.

Getting from Kaprun to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In October in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), you'll travel to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), then examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and then make a trip to Marienplatz. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then examine the collection at BMW Museum, and then stroll around English Garden.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Munich, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to fly to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 3 nights

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Lucerne (Lion Monument & Lake Lucerne) and Mt Pilatus (in Kriens). The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, admire the natural beauty at Schynige Platte, and stroll through Harderkulm.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken road trip planner.

You can fly from Munich to Interlaken in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), then examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, then fly down the slopes at Rosshutte, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally stop by Feinheiten.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck road trip planning website.

Drive from Interlaken to Innsbruck in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. October in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Tue) before leaving for home.
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Austria travel guide

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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.
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