15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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Vienna
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck
— 3 nights
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Vienna — 4 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, and admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online holiday planner.

Washington, USA to Vienna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Vienna due to the time zone difference. In June, Vienna is a bit cooler than Washington - with highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Hallstatt — 4 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pfarre St. Wolfgang (in St. Wolfgang) and Traunsee (in Gmunden). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, admire the sheer force of Waldbachstrub Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, and enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip maker app.

You can drive from Vienna to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Fortress Hohensalzburg, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Salzburg are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 3 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Change things up with a short trip to Achensee in Maurach (about 44 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, admire the landmark architecture of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck trip planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough 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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