12 days in Austria Itinerary

12 days in Austria Itinerary

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12 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Vienna
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
3
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

5
nights
Vienna

Vienna ©
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.
Belvedere Palace and Historic Center of Vienna will appeal to history buffs. For shopping fun, head to Mariahilfer Strasse or Naschmarkt. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum, don't miss a visit to Freyung, stroll through Schönbrunn Palace, and wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip generator.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Vienna is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get cooler in Vienna: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Vienna

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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Ambras Castle, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint James, and then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Hofkirche, admire the striking features of Golden Roof, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally try your luck at Casino Seefeld.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Innsbruck takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

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Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Head to Getreidegasse and Alte fürst-erzbischöfliche Hofapothekefor plenty of shopping. Fortress Hohensalzburg and Mozart-Wohnhaus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Bräustübl zu Mülln, admire the striking features of Hellbrunn Castle (Schloss Hellbrun), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom).

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Salzburg sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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