15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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15 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly + train:  11​h 45​min
1
Innsbruck
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kaprun
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Vienna
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Jeddah

4
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Badestrand Achensee Nord and Leutascher Geisterklamm. Take a break from the city and head to Achensee and Bergisel Ski Jump. Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Wasserfall Hart (in Hart im Zillertal), Neustift im Stubaital (Stubaier Gletscher & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) (in Krimml). There's more to do: hit the slopes at Rosshutte and steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck online tour planner .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Innsbruck is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in August: high temperatures in Innsbruck hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kaprun.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital, Achensee, Badestrand Achensee Nord, Rosshutte, Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle)
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Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) ©
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Rosshutte ©
Rosshutte

1
night
Kaprun

Kaprun ©
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Zell and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kaprun trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Innsbruck to Kaprun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Kaprun

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Zell
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Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Lake Zell ©
Lake Zell

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 Salt Mine Hallein. Escape the urban bustle at Liechtensteinklamm and Gollinger Wasserfall. Change things up with a short trip to Schmittenhohe in Zell am See (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Kaprun to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gollinger Wasserfall, Schmittenhohe, Liechtensteinklamm, Salt Mine Hallein
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Schmittenhohe ©
Schmittenhohe
Liechtensteinklamm ©
Liechtensteinklamm
Gollinger Wasserfall ©
Gollinger Wasserfall

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Wachau Valley and Kahlenberg. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Prater and Schönbrunn Zoo. When in Vienna, make a side trip to see Melk Abbey in Melk, approximately 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and make a trip to Stephansplatz.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Vienna vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Wachau Valley, Melk Abbey
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo

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