14 days in Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

14 days in Austria & Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey builder

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
3
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

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.
Schonbrunn Palace and Ringstrasse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Historic Center of Vienna. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, take a stroll through Graben and Kohlmarkt, and make a trip to State Hall of the Austrian National Library.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna online tour itinerary maker.

Phoenix, USA to Vienna is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Vienna is 8 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in March, expect Vienna to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace, stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), thenget great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally join in the after-dark buzz at Augustiner Braustubl. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, thengo deep underground at Salt Mine Hallein, thenadmire the sheer force of Gollinger Wasserfall, and finally view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. March in Salzburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Salt Mine Hallein, Gollinger Wasserfall
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, thenadmire the masterpieces at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, thenadmire the striking features of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally look for gifts at Speckeria.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck trip builder tool.

Getting from Salzburg to Innsbruck by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Innsbruck are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck ©
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum ©
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at The Rosengart Collection, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and then make a trip to The Nine Towers.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Lucerne
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) ©
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 11th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn and then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zermatt online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Zermatt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Adelboden
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Adelboden ©
Adelboden

Similar Plans

16 days in Austria & Switzerland BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Austria & Switzerland BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE February, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, popular sights Preferences: May, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Austria BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Austria BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, popular sights Preferences: June, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Austria BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, popular sights Preferences: May, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Austria, Italy & Switzerland BY A USER FROM VIETNAM February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM REPUBLIC OF NORTH MACEDONIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans