9 days in Upper Austria Itinerary

9 days in Upper Austria Itinerary

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9 days in Upper Austria Itinerary

Start: Moline
Fly + Drive:  18 h 45 min
1
Mauthausen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Obertraun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Mondsee
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h
End: Moline

2
nights
Mauthausen

Mauthausen ©
Mauthausen is a small market town in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. Your inner history buff will appreciate KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen and Die Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus zu Mauthausen. Get some cultural insight at Parish Kefermarkt and Augustiner Chorherrenstift Sankt Florian. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mauthausen: Burgruine Prandegg (in Schoenau im Muehlkreis), St Giles Church (in Grein) and Stiftskirche Garsten (in Garsten). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Das Apothekenmuseum Mauthausen, explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Ruttenstein, see the interesting displays at Paneum, and contemplate the long history of Burgruine Windhaag.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Mauthausen trip tool.

Moline, USA to Mauthausen is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET) is 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Obertraun.

Things to do in Mauthausen

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Augustiner Chorherrenstift Sankt Florian, Burgruine Ruttenstein, Burgruine Windhaag, Parish Kefermarkt, Steyrtalbahn
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KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen ©
KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
Burgruine Windhaag ©
Burgruine Windhaag
Burg Clam ©
Burg Clam

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Obertraun

Obertraun ©
Obertraun, Upper Austria is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria. On the 17th (Fri), go deep underground at Salzwelten, take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, and finally examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt. On the next day, stroll around Kurpark, contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Obertraun online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Mauthausen to Obertraun in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Mondsee.

Things to do in Obertraun

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hallstatt, Kurpark
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption

3
nights
Mondsee

Mondsee ©
Mondsee is a town in the Vöcklabruck district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria located on the shore of the lake Mondsee. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Michael Pacher-Haus, make a trip to Pfarre St. Wolfgang, see the interesting displays at Komponierhaeuschen von Gustav Mahler, cool off at Alpenseebad Mondsee, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilika St. Michael, and finally examine the collection at Museum Mondseeland Und Osterreichisches Pfahlbaumuseum. On your second day here, examine the collection at Klo & So - Museum fur historische Sanitarobjekte, step into the grandiose world of Seeschloss Ort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannesbergkapelle, then see the interesting displays at Oldtimer- und Erlebnismuseum Rund ums Rad, and finally shop like a local with Tostmann Trachten.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mondsee trip planner.

Traveling by car from Obertraun to Mondsee takes 1.5 hours. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mondsee

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Traunkirchen, St. Wolfgang, Gmunden, Komponierhaeuschen von Gustav Mahler, Kathe Zwach Galerie
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Basilika St. Michael ©
Basilika St. Michael
Pfarre St. Wolfgang ©
Pfarre St. Wolfgang
Tostmann Trachten ©
Tostmann Trachten