15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly
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Vienna
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Kaprun
— 1 night
Taxi
4
Zell am See
— 1 night
Drive
5
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Hallstatt
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Melk
— 1 night
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Vienna — 3 nights

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 world behind art at Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Vienna tour itinerary planning app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 8-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Vienna. Traveling from Riyadh in May, things will get colder in Vienna: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to fly to Innsbruck.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Innsbruck — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and then explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm).

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck road trip tool.

You can fly from Vienna to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kaprun.
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Kaprun — 1 night

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Kitzsteinhorn, head outdoors with Klammsee, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St.Margareta Church.

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Drive from Innsbruck to Kaprun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In June in Kaprun, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zell am See.
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Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
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Zell am See — 1 night

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 7th (Tue), examine the collection at Bergbau- und Gotikmuseum Leogang, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ritzensee, then explore the activities along Lake Zell, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zell am See trip maker website.

Zell am See is just a short distance from Kaprun. June in Zell am See sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner.

Getting from Zell am See to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Salzburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 3 nights

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Hallstatt is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, go for a walk through Old Town, don't miss a visit to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Hallstatt.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Hallstatt day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Melk.
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Melk — 1 night

Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Melk Abbey.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Melk trip planner.

Drive from Hallstatt to Melk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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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