15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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Start: Salzburg
1
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Linz
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Vienna
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Graz
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Zell am See
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
End: Salzburg

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus) and Petersfriedhof are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Planai & Hochwurzen and Gollinger Wasserfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Werfen (Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen & Eisriesenwelt). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Haus der Natur, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg route builder website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Salzburg. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Linz.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Werfen, Planai & Hochwurzen, Gollinger Wasserfall
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Planai & Hochwurzen ©
Planai & Hochwurzen
Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus) ©
Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus)
Gollinger Wasserfall ©
Gollinger Wasserfall

1
night
Linz

Linz ©
Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
On the 21st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Ars Electronica Center, thenget engrossed in the history at KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mariendom.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Linz trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Salzburg to Linz in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Vienna.

Things to do in Linz

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
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Ars Electronica Center ©
Ars Electronica Center
Mariendom ©
Mariendom
KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen ©
KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wachau Valley and Burgerspitalkirche St. Philipp & Jakob. Your inner history buff will appreciate Melk Abbey and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, make a trip to Rathausplatz, brush up on your military savvy at Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

You can take a train from Linz to Vienna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Vienna are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Melk Abbey, Wachau Valley, Burgerspitalkirche St. Philipp & Jakob
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Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Ringstrasse ©
Ringstrasse

2
nights
Graz

Graz ©
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Schloss Eggenberg, examine the collection at Landeszeughaus, thencontemplate the long history of Altstadt von Graz, and finally make a trip to Hauptplatz. Keep things going the next day: walk around Schlossberg, thenkick back and relax at Bad Weihermuhle Freizeitanlage, and then admire the striking features of Mausoleum der Eggenberger.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Graz trip maker website.

Drive from Vienna to Graz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Graz can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Graz

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mausoleum der Eggenberger, Bad Weihermuhle Freizeitanlage
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Schloss Eggenberg ©
Schloss Eggenberg
Landeszeughaus ©
Landeszeughaus
Bad Weihermuhle Freizeitanlage ©
Bad Weihermuhle Freizeitanlage

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nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte, and finally identify plant and animal life at Leutascher Geisterklamm. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Graz to Innsbruck by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zell am See.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Leutascher Geisterklamm, Rosshutte
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Maria-Theresien-Strasse ©
Maria-Theresien-Strasse
Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche

3
nights
Zell am See

Zell am See ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Sigmund-Thun-Klamm and Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle). Discover out-of-the-way places like Zell Am See and Pfarrkirche zum hl. Jakobus dem Alteren. Get out of town with these interesting Zell am See side-trips: Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun) and Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Schmittenhohe and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Zell am See trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Zell am See in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Krimml, Kaprun, Grossglockner High Alpine Road
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Sigmund-Thun-Klamm ©
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm
Schmittenhohe ©
Schmittenhohe
Zell Am See ©
Zell Am See

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