15 days in Austria, Munich & Interlaken Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Zell am See, Austria
— 4 nights
Innsbruck, Austria
— 4 nights
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 5 nights


Munich, Germany — 1 night

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
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Muscat, Oman to Munich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Muscat to Munich due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Muscat in September, things will get cooler in Munich: highs are around 22°C and lows about 9°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll travel to Zell am See.
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Zell am See, Austria — 4 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Zell Am See and Element3 Ski School will thrill your kids. Get in touch with nature at Lake Zell and The Sound of Music Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zell am See: Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill (in Mittersill), Wildpark Aurach (in Aurach bei Kitzbuehel) and Legendenpark (in Kitzbuhel). There's still lots to do: trek along New Schmittenhohe Mountain Paths, make a trip to Light show on the Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Strandbad Zeller See, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by car from Munich to Zell am See takes 2.5 hours. September in Zell am See sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 4 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Family-friendly places like Rosshutte and Hochfeldernalm will thrill your kids. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Patscherkofel Cable Car Lower/Valley Station and Wasserfall-Erlebnisweg Ehrwald. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Berliner Huette (in Mayrhofen), Mosern (Friedensglocke & Moserer See) and Stubaital (in Mutterbergalm). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at AUDIOVERSUM - ScienceCenter, explore the activities along River Inn, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and hit the slopes at Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck.

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You can drive from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 5 nights

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and Lake Brienz. Get in touch with nature at Maennlichen and Staubbach Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Reichenbach Waterfall (in Meiringen), Luftseilbahn Wengen-Mannlichen (in Wengen) and Giessbachfälle (in Giessbach). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Allmendhubel, Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen, hike along The Eiger, and identify plant and animal life at Heimwehfluh.

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Drive from Innsbruck to Interlaken in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Interlaken are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to home.
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Austria travel guide

Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
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.