15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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15 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Vienna
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Matrei in Osttirol
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Alpbach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Imst
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Muscat

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.
Attractions like Prater and Vienna Naschmarkt make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunn Palace, admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Cathedral, make a trip to Rathaus, and contemplate the long history of Chapel of St. Virgil.

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Muscat, Oman to Vienna is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Muscat in July: highs in Vienna hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kids will enjoy Mirabell Palace and Freibad Leopoldskron. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, steep yourself in history at Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), and see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg day trip planning website .

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Matrei in Osttirol.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Museum ©
Salzburg Museum

2
nights
Matrei in Osttirol

Matrei in Osttirol ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildpark Assling and then get in on the family fun at Wichtelpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): trek along Gletscherweg Innergschloss, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di San Nicolo a Matrei, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Matrei in Osttirol vacation maker app .

You can drive from Salzburg to Matrei in Osttirol in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Salzburg, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Matrei in Osttirol, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Alpbach.

Things to do in Matrei in Osttirol

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Wichtelpark, Grossglockner, Wildpark Assling
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Grossglockner ©
Grossglockner
Wichtelpark ©
Wichtelpark
Wildpark Assling ©
Wildpark Assling

1
night
Alpbach

Alpbach ©
Alpbach is a town in western Austria in the state of Tyrol.HistoryThe earliest written record of the name Alpbach comes from 1150, although human settlement is known to have begun there before and around the year 1000, and a bronze axe found at Steinberger Joch in 1860 suggests that the route was already in use in the Hallstatt period.Christianity was first brought to the region in the 7th and 8th centuries by Irish and Scottish monks, and the patron saint of the parish church is in fact St. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Kundler Klamm and then make a splash at Freibad Wildschonau.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Alpbach online itinerary planner .

Getting from Matrei in Osttirol to Alpbach by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Imst.

Things to do in Alpbach

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Freibad Wildschonau, Kundler Klamm
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Kundler Klamm ©
Kundler Klamm
Freibad Wildschonau ©
Freibad Wildschonau

1
night
Imst

Imst ©
Imst is a town in the Austrian federal state of Tyrol. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Rosengartenschlucht and then get in on the family fun at Alpine Coaster.

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Traveling by car from Alpbach to Imst takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Imst

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Alpine Coaster ©
Alpine Coaster
Rosengartenschlucht ©
Rosengartenschlucht

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 13th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle), contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), steep yourself in history at Altes Rathaus, then contemplate the long history of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Leutascher Geisterklamm, then explore the activities along Kaltwassersee, then hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, and finally meet the residents at Alpenzoo.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Imst to Innsbruck in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kaltwassersee, Leutascher Geisterklamm
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Alpenzoo ©
Alpenzoo
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

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