15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner
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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Heiligenblut
— 1 night
Fly
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Vienna
— 5 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen) and Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and examine the collection at Salzburg Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg route maker website.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Salzburg is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Salzburg. Traveling from Jeddah in August, things will get colder in Salzburg: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 3 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hallstatt: Lake Wolfgang (in St Gilgen) and Pfarre St. Wolfgang (in St. Wolfgang). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hallstatt holiday planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.
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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 8th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, then explore the activities along Achensee, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck trip planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Innsbruck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Heiligenblut.
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Heiligenblut — 1 night

Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): cruise along Grossglockner High Alpine Road and then take in the dramatic scenery at Vodopad Jungfernsprung.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Heiligenblut day trip planning site.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Heiligenblut in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from Innsbruck, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Heiligenblut, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Vienna.
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Vienna — 5 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 landmark architecture of Historic Center of Vienna, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Heiligenblut to Vienna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Heiligenblut in August; daily highs in Vienna reach 31°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for the flight 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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