10 days in Austria & Garmisch-Partenkirchen Itinerary

10 days in Austria & Garmisch-Partenkirchen Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kitzbuhel, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Zell am See, Austria
— 1 day
Drive
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive to Salzburg Airport, Fly to Kuwait City

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany — 3 nights

Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau), Schwangau (Schloss Neuschwanstein & St.Maria und Florian) and Fussen (Benediktinerkloster St. Mang, Altstadt von Fuessen, &more). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Zugspitze, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof, head outdoors with Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, and identify plant and animal life at Partnachklamm.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuwait City in October: high temperatures in Garmisch-Partenkirchen hover around 19°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kitzbuhel.
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Kitzbuhel, Austria — 1 night

Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Kitzbuhel travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Kitzbuhel takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll travel to Zell am See.
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Zell am See, Austria — 1 day

Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
On the 31st (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, take in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then cool off at Zell Am See, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zell am See online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kitzbuhel to Zell am See in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Zell am See can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt, Austria — 3 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Hallstatt is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, take in the dramatic scenery at Waldbachstrub Waterfall, and go for a walk through Old Town.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hallstatt route maker.

You can drive from Zell am See to Hallstatt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut.
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Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut, Austria — 2 nights

St. On the 4th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Komponierhaeuschen von Gustav Mahler, explore the activities along Egelsee, then delve into the lush surroundings at Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad, and finally stop by SEE-DESTILLERIER & Klosterkellerei.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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Upper Austria travel guide

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Landmarks · Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Celebrate regional traditions and culture in Upper Austria, studded with castles, bike trails, and renowned museums. The region is quieter than many tourist centers in the country, and locals prefer it that way. This hidden gem may not have as many big-name attractions as other Austrian regions, but medieval villages, charming landscapes, modern galleries, and old-world cafes make visitors happy that they've wandered off the beaten path. For an Austrian adventure, stop by state's capital and artistic center, Linz, and enjoy other sights along the Danube River.
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