14 days in Austria Itinerary

14 days in Austria Itinerary

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Vienna
— 5 nights
Fly
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Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
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Vienna — 5 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Vienna travel route builder.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in September; daily highs in Vienna reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can fly to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 3rd (Mon), explore the activities along Achensee, admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, and then get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stadtpfarrkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally meet the residents at Alpenzoo.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck online itinerary planner.

Getting from Vienna to Innsbruck by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. October in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg road trip app.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Salzburg are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 3 nights

Pearl of Austria

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 8th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt, then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Hallstatter See, admire the sheer force of Waldbachstrub Waterfall, and then stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Salzburg to Hallstatt by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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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.
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