16 days in Austria Itinerary

16 days in Austria Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Innsbruck
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Assling
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Klagenfurt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Graz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Illmitz
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Vienna
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Krems an der Donau
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: London

1
night
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher and then trek along Friedensglocke.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip tool.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Innsbruck. March in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Assling.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stubaier Gletscher, Friedensglocke
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Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche
Maria-Theresien-Strasse ©
Maria-Theresien-Strasse

1
night
Assling

Assling ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Assling, look for all kinds of wild species at Vitalpinum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Ulrich - Obertilliach, and finally head outdoors with Langlauf- und Biathlonzentrum.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Assling trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Innsbruck to Assling by car takes about 3 hours. While traveling from Innsbruck, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Assling, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Assling

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Obertilliach
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Vitalpinum ©
Vitalpinum
Wildpark Assling ©
Wildpark Assling
Pfarrkirche St. Ulrich - Obertilliach ©
Pfarrkirche St. Ulrich - Obertilliach

2
nights
Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt ©
Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
On the 4th (Mon), stroll around Dobratsch Nature Park, identify plant and animal life at Fitness- und Gesundheitsparcours Warmbad-Villach, then look for gifts at Ullis Laden Gifts, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kloster Wernberg. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre Maria Saal, pause for some serene contemplation at Winterkirche, enjoy some diversion at Parkbad Krumpendorf, then view the masterpieces at Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, and finally hunt for treasures at Benediktinermarkt.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Klagenfurt trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Assling to Klagenfurt in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Assling in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Klagenfurt, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Villach, Winterkirche, Kloster Wernberg, Pfarre Maria Saal, Parkbad Krumpendorf
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Dobratsch Nature Park ©
Dobratsch Nature Park
Pfarre Maria Saal ©
Pfarre Maria Saal
Kloster Wernberg ©
Kloster Wernberg

3
nights
Graz

Graz ©
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum and Schloss Eggenberg. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pfarramt Thal-St. Jakob and Altstadt von Graz. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Graz: Langmann vulgo Lex (in St. Stefan ob Stainz), Barenschutzklamm (in Mixnitz) and Olmuhle Hartlieb (in Heimschuh). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Landhaushof, make a trip to Gemaltes Haus, learn about winemaking at Weingut Erwin Sabathi, and sample the tasty concoctions at FLECKS SteirerBier.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Graz itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Klagenfurt to Graz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Illmitz.

Things to do in Graz

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Thal bei Graz, Weingut Gross, Weingut Erwin Sabathi, Langmann vulgo Lex, FLECKS SteirerBier
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum ©
Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum
Barenschutzklamm ©
Barenschutzklamm
Weinhof Platzer ©
Weinhof Platzer

2
nights
Illmitz

Illmitz ©
Illmitz is a market town in the district of Neusiedl am See in Burgenland in Austria. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Nationalpark Neusiedler See – Seewinkel, then do a tasting at Weingut Sloboda, then learn about winemaking at Weingut Esterhazy, and finally savor the flavors at Vinatrium Gebietsvinothek. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Weinlandhof Salzl, look for all kinds of wild species at Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke, then look for all kinds of wild species at Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Katholische Stadtpfarrkirche zur Heiligsten Dreifaltigkeit.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Illmitz trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Graz to Illmitz takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Illmitz

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke, Vinatrium Gebietsvinothek, Katholische Stadtpfarrkirche zur Heiligsten Dreifaltigkeit, Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste, Weingut Esterhazy
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Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke ©
Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke
Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste ©
Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste
Weingut Esterhazy ©
Weingut Esterhazy

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Cafe Gloriette, brush up on your military savvy at Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, then have fun and explore at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), and finally browse the exhibits of Kunst Haus Wien - Museum Hundertwasser. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Weingut & Heuriger Husar, then identify plant and animal life at Naturpark Sparbach, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Brut Center Gugging, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Votivkirche.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip planning app.

You can drive from Illmitz to Vienna in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Krems an der Donau.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Art Brut Center Gugging, Weingut & Heuriger Husar, Naturpark Sparbach
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Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) ©
Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof)
Weingut & Heuriger Husar ©
Weingut & Heuriger Husar
Naturpark Sparbach ©
Naturpark Sparbach

2
nights
Krems an der Donau

Krems an der Donau ©
Krems an der Donau is a town of 23,992 inhabitants in Austria, in the federal state of Lower Austria. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castle Grafenegg, do a tasting at Weingut Kolkmann, take in the exciting artwork at Schloss Walpersdorf, view the masterpieces at Sonnenuhren Jindra, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wehrkirche St. Michael, and finally stop by Weingut Nikolaihof. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Domane Wachau, pause for some serene contemplation at Benediktinerstift Göttweig, and then browse the exhibits of Stift Altenburg.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Krems an der Donau travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Krems an der Donau takes an hour. Traveling from Vienna in March, Krems an der Donau is a bit warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Krems an der Donau

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Stift Altenburg, Benediktinerstift Göttweig, Castle Grafenegg, Schloss Walpersdorf, Wehrkirche St. Michael
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Castle Grafenegg ©
Castle Grafenegg
Benediktinerstift Göttweig ©
Benediktinerstift Göttweig
Stift Altenburg ©
Stift Altenburg

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, admire the masterpieces at DomQuartier Salzburg, take in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally shop like a local with Atelier Thomas Selinger. On your second day here, delve into the lush surroundings at Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad, hike along The Pilgrim's Way, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre St. Wolfgang.

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Getting from Krems an der Donau to Salzburg by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Krems an der Donau in March, Salzburg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Trails

Side Trips

St. Wolfgang, Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad
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Residenzgalerie Salzburg ©
Residenzgalerie Salzburg
DomQuartier Salzburg ©
DomQuartier Salzburg
Pfarre St. Wolfgang ©
Pfarre St. Wolfgang

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