31 days in Austria Itinerary

31 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Innsbruck
— 4 nights
2
Matrei in Osttirol
— 4 nights
3
Kitzbuhel
— 4 nights
4
Salzburg
— 4 nights
5
Hallstatt
— 3 nights
6
Graz
— 3 nights
7
Vienna
— 7 nights

4
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 Altstadt von Innsbruck and Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hofkirche and Schloss Ambras Innsbruck. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch), Hinterriss (Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden & Hinterriss-Eng) and Badestrand Achensee Nord (in Achenkirch). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), look for all kinds of wild species at Gletscherpark Fendels, and take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck route website.

Sacramento, USA to Innsbruck is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sacramento in May; daily highs in Innsbruck reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Matrei in Osttirol.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hinterriss, Rosengartenschlucht, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Badestrand Achensee Nord, Gletscherpark Fendels
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche
Maria-Theresien-Strasse ©
Maria-Theresien-Strasse

4
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Matrei in Osttirol

Matrei in Osttirol ©
Take a break from the city and head to Grossglockner High Alpine Road and Vitalpinum. Visit Pfarrkirche Hopfgarten and Pfarrkirche St. Alban for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Matrei in Osttirol: Loacker Cafe Heinfels (in Heinfels), Wildpark Assling (in Assling) and Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun).

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Matrei in Osttirol online trip maker.

Getting from Innsbruck to Matrei in Osttirol by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Innsbruck in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Matrei in Osttirol: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Matrei in Osttirol

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Assling, Schloss Bruck - Museum der Stadt Lienz, Loacker Cafe Heinfels, Kalser Glocknerstrasse, Kitzsteinhorn
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Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Vitalpinum ©
Vitalpinum

4
nights
Kitzbuhel

Kitzbuhel ©
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kufstein Fortress and Pfarramt Soll. Get outdoors at Schmittenhohe and Filzalmsee. Get out of town with these interesting Kitzbuhel side-trips: Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) (in Krimml), Kundler Klamm (in Muhltal) and Inntalcenter Kufstein (in Kufstein). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Hexenwasser, identify plant and animal life at Alpenhaus am Kitzbueheler Horn, and get a new perspective on nature at Museum St Johann in Tirol.

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Getting from Matrei in Osttirol to Kitzbuhel by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Soll, Kufstein, Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), Museum St Johann in Tirol, Filzalmsee
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Kundler Klamm ©
Kundler Klamm
Schmittenhohe ©
Schmittenhohe
Hexenwasser
Hexenwasser

4
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Escape the urban bustle at Untersberg and Eisriesenwelt. Head to Residenzgalerie Salzburg and Getreidegassefor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, and contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Kitzbuhel to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Eisriesenwelt
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof

3
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Old Town and Hallstatt Lutheran Church will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and Badestrand Hallstatt will get you outdoors. Take a break from Hallstatt with a short trip to Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese in Traunkirchen, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Graz.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese, Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt

3
nights
Graz

Graz ©
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Get some historical perspective at Altstadt von Graz and Schloss Eggenberg. Appreciate the collections at Landeszeughaus and Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Barenschutzklamm (in Mixnitz) and Well Welt Kumberg (in Kumberg). There's lots more to do: walk around Schlossberg, don't miss a visit to Hauptplatz, and take in panoramic vistas at Uhrturm.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Graz vacation builder website.

Drive from Hallstatt to Graz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Graz

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, Barenschutzklamm, Well Welt Kumberg
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Altstadt von Graz ©
Altstadt von Graz
Schloss Eggenberg ©
Schloss Eggenberg
Landeszeughaus ©
Landeszeughaus

7
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.
Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Leopold Museum. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Sonnenuhren Jindra (in Weiten) and Melk Abbey (in Melk). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Graz to Vienna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. May in Vienna sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Sonnenuhren Jindra, Melk Abbey
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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