19 days in Austria Itinerary

19 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria route planner
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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
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Salzburg
— 5 nights
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Innsbruck
— 4 nights
Fly
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Vienna
— 6 nights
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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.
Hallstatt is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Gosauseen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and take some stellar pictures from 5 Fingers.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Hallstatt day trip planning website.

Kaunas, Lithuania to Hallstatt is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Kaunas to Hallstatt, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach) and Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg online day trip planner.

Drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 4 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Achensee (in Maurach) and Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo, and explore the world behind art at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck itinerary planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna — 6 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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and find something for the whole family at Prater.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Vienna online day trip planner.

You can fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly 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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