15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria visit planner
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Vienna
— 2 nights
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Zell am See
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt
— 2 nights
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck
— 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.
Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Hofburg capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schonbrunn Palace and Wine Tours & Tastings. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste in Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Military History, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna day trip tool.

Milan, Italy to Vienna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in February, things will get a bit cooler in Vienna: highs are around 5°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Zell am See.
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Zell am See — 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kitzsteinhorn and Zell Am See. Discover out-of-the-way places like Gipfelwelt 3000 and Pillerseetal. Explore Zell am See's surroundings by going to Hohe Salve (in Hopfgarten im Brixental) and Almenwelt Lofer (in Lofer). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm, hike along Schattberg X-press, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zell am See day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Zell am See takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zell am See, with lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.
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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 20th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zell am See to Hallstatt in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive 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.
Fortress Hohensalzburg and Red Bull Hangar-7 will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Salzburg Cathedral and Mozarts Geburtshaus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Bluntautal Valley (in Golling an der Salzach) and Filzmoos (in Filzmoos). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Steingasse, look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Salzburg sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 3 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Visiting Friedensglocke and Parasailing & Paragliding will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Altstadt von Innsbruck and Hochfugen Skigebiet. Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Seefeld in Tirol (Seekirchl & Kreuzweg mit Steinkreis). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten Store Innsbruck, get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Wilten.

To plan Innsbruck vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back 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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