15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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15 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  5​h
1
Vienna
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Graz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kaprun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Heiligenblut
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Bucharest

3
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 inner history buff will appreciate Ringstrasse and Burgruine Duernstein. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wachau Valley and Melk Abbey. When in Vienna, make a side trip to see Biospharenpark Wienerwald in Tullnerbach, approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche am Steinhof, steep yourself in history at Karlskirche, stroll the grounds of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kahlenberg.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vienna online day trip planner .

Bucharest, Romania to Vienna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bucharest to Vienna, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bucharest in August, plan for little chillier days in Vienna, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Wachau Valley, Burgruine Duernstein, Melk Abbey, Biospharenpark Wienerwald
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Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Burgruine Duernstein
Burgruine Duernstein

2
nights
Graz

Graz ©
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll around Schloss Eggenberg, then make a trip to Hauptplatz, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Graz, and finally walk around Schlossberg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Kastner & Ohler, Paradeishof, don't miss a visit to Uhrturm, then examine the collection at Landeszeughaus, then experience rural life at Spanische Hofreitschule Bundesgestut Piber, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hollenegg.

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You can drive from Vienna to Graz in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Graz are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Schloss Hollenegg
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Altstadt von Graz ©
Altstadt von Graz
Schloss Eggenberg ©
Schloss Eggenberg
Schloss Hollenegg ©
Schloss Hollenegg

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre St. Wolfgang, then go deep underground at Salzwelten, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, then don't miss a visit to 5 Fingers, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kleines Matterhorn.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hallstatt online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Graz to Hallstatt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Obertraun, Kleines Matterhorn, Pfarre St. Wolfgang
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Pfarre St. Wolfgang ©
Pfarre St. Wolfgang

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 3rd (Tue), stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), go deep underground at Salt Mine Hallein, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, then step into the grandiose world of Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Gollinger Wasserfall. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Kapuzinerberg, steep yourself in history at Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, don't miss a visit to Stiegl-Brauwelt, then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilika St. Michael.

Make your Salzburg itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Hallstatt to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daytime highs in Salzburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kaprun.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Salt Mine Hallein, Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen, Gollinger Wasserfall, Basilika St. Michael
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Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus) ©
Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus)

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 5th (Thu): get outside with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, fly down the slopes at Kitzsteinhorn, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kaprun route planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Kaprun in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Zell
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Sigmund-Thun-Klamm ©
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Lake Zell ©
Lake Zell

1
night
Heiligenblut

Heiligenblut ©
Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. On the 6th (Fri), examine the collection at Mythos Gold Tauerngoldausstellung, cruise along Grossglockner High Alpine Road, and then identify plant and animal life at Kalser Glocknerstrasse.

Before you visit Heiligenblut, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Kaprun to Heiligenblut in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kalser Glocknerstrasse, Mythos Gold Tauerngoldausstellung
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Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Kalser Glocknerstrasse ©
Kalser Glocknerstrasse

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grawa Wasserfall and Altstadt von Innsbruck. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hofkirche and Dom zu St. Jakob. Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) (in Krimml), Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch) and Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital). There's still lots to do: stroll through Rosshutte and fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Heiligenblut to Innsbruck by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital, Rosshutte, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle)
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Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) ©
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck

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