15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Solden
— 1 night
Fly
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Vienna
— 4 nights
Drive
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Wiener Neustadt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 1 night
Drive
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Villach
— 2 nights
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Take a break from Innsbruck with a short trip to Achensee in Maurach, about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, admire the landmark architecture of Imperial Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Innsbruck is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. September in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Solden.
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Solden — 1 night

Sölden is a municipality in the Ötztal valley of Tyrol, Austria.GeographyAt c. On the 13th (Tue), fly down the slopes at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Solden road trip planning app.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Solden in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Innsbruck in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Solden: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Vienna.
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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: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna driving holiday app.

You can fly from Solden to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Solden in September: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Wiener Neustadt.
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Wiener Neustadt — 2 nights

Wiener Neustadt is a city located south of Vienna, in the state of Lower Austria, in north-east Austria. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Dom Wiener Neustadt, take in nature's colorful creations at Baden Rosarium, then appreciate the views at Helenental, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Steinwandklamm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Stadtpark Wiener Neustadt, get to know the fascinating history of Die St. Georgs-Kathedrale, then do a tasting at Weingut Prieler, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Rust Old Town.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Wiener Neustadt trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Wiener Neustadt in an hour. When traveling from Vienna in September, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Wiener Neustadt: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 20th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, then make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, then enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and finally explore the activities along Hallstatter See.

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You can drive from Wiener Neustadt to Hallstatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Villach.
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Villach — 2 nights

Villach is the seventh-largest city in Austria and the second-largest in the federal state of Carinthia. On the 21st (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, then contemplate the long history of Klagenfurt War Cemetery - Commonwealth War Grave, then see the interesting displays at Klagenfurt Kinomuseum, and finally explore the activities along Lake Worthersee. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Maria-Wörth, see the interesting displays at Historama - Museum fuer Technik und Verkehr, then make a trip to Nockberge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche Maria Gail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Villach trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Hallstatt to Villach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then stop by Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally steep yourself in history at Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg trip planner.

Getting from Villach to Salzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

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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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