15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Villach
— 1 night
2
Salzburg
— 3 nights
3
St. Wolfgang
— 1 night
4
Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut
— 2 nights
5
Hallstatt
— 1 night
6
Linz
— 1 night
7
Melk
— 1 night
8
Vienna
— 4 nights

1
night
Villach

Villach ©
Villach is the seventh-largest city in Austria and the second-largest in the federal state of Carinthia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Abenteuer Affenberg tt., walk around Dobratsch Nature Park, thenhead outdoors with Villacher Alpenstraße, and finally browse the different shops at ATRIO Villach. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Worthersee and then examine the collection at Minimundus.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Villach trip planner.

Bled, Slovenia to Villach is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Villach are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Villach

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Klagenfurt, Abenteuer Affenberg tt.
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Dobratsch Nature Park ©
Dobratsch Nature Park
Minimundus ©
Minimundus
ATRIO Villach ©
ATRIO Villach

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Schloss Hellbrunn. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Salt Mine Hallein (in Hallein) and Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace, explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Villach to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Wolfgang.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Salt Mine Hallein, Eisriesenwelt
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

1
night
St. Wolfgang

St. Wolfgang ©
St. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Pilgrim's Way, thenexplore the activities along Lake Wolfgang, thendon't miss a visit to Pfarre St. Wolfgang, and finally catch all the local highlights with Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the St. Wolfgang trip planner.

Getting from Salzburg to St. Wolfgang by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut.

Things to do in St. Wolfgang

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Lake Wolfgang
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Lake Wolfgang ©
Lake Wolfgang
Pfarre St. Wolfgang ©
Pfarre St. Wolfgang
Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt ©
Wolfgangsee Schifffahrt

2
nights
Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut

Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut ©
St. On the 9th (Tue), hike along Schwarzensee Runde.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut driving holiday website.

Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut is just a stone's throw from St. Wolfgang. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Schwarzensee Runde ©
Schwarzensee Runde

1
night
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 10th (Wed), go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut to Hallstatt takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Linz.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Salzwelten Hallstatt ©
Salzwelten Hallstatt

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 11th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Ars Electronica Center, head outdoors with Grottenbahn, don't miss a visit to Pöstlingbergbahn, thenmake a trip to Hauptplatz, and finally see the interesting displays at Zahnmuseum Linz.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Linz online vacation planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Linz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Melk.

Things to do in Linz

Museums Outdoors
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Ars Electronica Center ©
Ars Electronica Center
Grottenbahn ©
Grottenbahn
Pöstlingbergbahn ©
Pöstlingbergbahn

1
night
Melk

Melk ©
Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melk Abbey, stop by Wein & Wachau, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt, thendelve into the distant past at Burgruine Aggstein, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Wachau Valley.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Melk trip maker.

Traveling by train from Linz to Melk takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Melk

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Wachau Valley, Burgruine Aggstein
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Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley
Burgruine Aggstein ©
Burgruine Aggstein

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, and see the interesting displays at ZOOM Kindermuseum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary tool.

Take a train from Melk to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Melk in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Vienna: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

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