16 days in Austria Itinerary

16 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Nauders
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Matrei in Osttirol
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Salzburg
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: London

2
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Visiting Kundler Klamm and Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden will get you outdoors. Swarovski Kristallwelten and Burgruine Thaur are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Hinterriss-Eng (in Hinterriss), Greifvogelpark (in Telfes im Stubai) and Badestrand Achensee Nord (in Achenkirch).

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London, UK to Innsbruck is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Innsbruck is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nauders.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hinterriss, Swarovski Kristallwelten, Greifvogelpark, Badestrand Achensee Nord, Burgruine Thaur
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Kundler Klamm ©
Kundler Klamm
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Hinterriss-Eng ©
Hinterriss-Eng

2
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Nauders

Nauders ©
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Burg Berneck, then look for all kinds of wild species at Gletscherpark Fendels, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wandergebiet Nauders. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Schwarzer See, identify plant and animal life at Naturpark Kaunergrat, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rosengartenschlucht.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nauders trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Nauders takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Innsbruck in March, you will find days in Nauders are a bit cooler (8°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Matrei in Osttirol.

Things to do in Nauders

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Gletscherpark Fendels, Naturpark Kaunergrat, Burg Berneck, Rosengartenschlucht
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Schwarzer See ©
Schwarzer See
Burg Berneck ©
Burg Berneck
Rosengartenschlucht ©
Rosengartenschlucht

2
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Matrei in Osttirol

Matrei in Osttirol ©
On the 6th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Gletscherweg Innergschloss, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Assling, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vitalpinum. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di San Nicolo a Matrei, then hit the slopes at Kitzsteinhorn, and then identify plant and animal life at Kalser Glocknerstrasse.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Matrei in Osttirol visit site.

Drive from Nauders to Matrei in Osttirol in 3.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Matrei in Osttirol

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Assling, Kalser Glocknerstrasse, Kitzsteinhorn
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Gletscherweg Innergschloss ©
Gletscherweg Innergschloss
Wildpark Assling ©
Wildpark Assling
Vitalpinum ©
Vitalpinum

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 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese, let the kids burn off some steam at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad, stop by Tostmann Trachten, then explore the activities along Hallstatter See, then choose your vessel at Lake Hallstatt Explorer, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

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You can drive from Matrei in Osttirol to Hallstatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese, Tostmann Trachten, Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad, Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area
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Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt
Tostmann Trachten ©
Tostmann Trachten
Hallstatt Lutheran Church ©
Hallstatt Lutheran Church

4
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). Take a break from the city and head to Sommerrodelbahn Walchsee and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Salzburg with a short trip to Zahmer Kaiser in Walchsee, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Residenzgalerie Salzburg, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), stroll through Mirabell Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Atelier Thomas Selinger.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Walchsee
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

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.
Get some historical perspective at Schonbrunn Palace and Augustinerkirche. Let the collections at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Albertina capture your imagination. The adventure continues: stop by Graben and Kohlmarkt, walk around Schonbrunner Gardens, look for gifts at FreyWille, and steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Vienna.

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

You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. March in Vienna sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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