18 days in Munich, Interlaken & Austria Itinerary

18 days in Munich, Interlaken & Austria Itinerary

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1
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
2
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
3
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
4
Assling, Austria
— 1 night
5
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
7
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Shop till you drop at Schack-Galerie and Galerie Hegemann. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along English Garden, admire the masterpieces at Pinakothek der Moderne, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Munich online attractions planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Munich is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Jeddah to Munich, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in September, things will get cooler in Munich: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

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Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

3
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kunsthalle Luzern and Schlosskirche. Escape the urban bustle at Maennlichen and The Eiger. Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Huggler Holzbildhauerei (in Brienz), Kriens (Mt Pilatus & Pilatus Luzern) and Via Ferrata (in Murren). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maennlichen Romantic Trail, and trek along Maennlichen Royal Walk.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken trip planner.

You can drive from Munich to Interlaken in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Grindelwald, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Huggler Holzbildhauerei, Via Ferrata
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, thenadmire the striking features of Bergisel Ski Jump, and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck road trip planner.

You can drive from Interlaken to Innsbruck in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Assling.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
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Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

1
night
Assling, Austria

Assling ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make a trip to Pfarrkirche zum hl. Apostel Jakobus d. Alteren, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Vitalpinum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Assling.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Assling trip planner.

Drive from Innsbruck to Assling in 3 hours. When traveling from Innsbruck in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Assling: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Assling

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pfarrkirche zum hl. Apostel Jakobus d. Alteren
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Wildpark Assling ©
Wildpark Assling
Vitalpinum ©
Vitalpinum

1
night
Hallstatt, Austria

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 22nd (Tue): let the kids burn off some steam at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption, thenstroll through Badestrand Hallstatt, and finally stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Hallstatt holiday site.

Drive from Assling to Hallstatt in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area
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Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt
Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Mozarts Geburtshaus. Shop till you drop at Residenzgalerie Salzburg and Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg itinerary website.

Drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

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Vienna, Austria

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Let the collections at The Hofburg and Albertina capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vienna itinerary maker.

Fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

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

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