26 days in Austria Itinerary

26 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria holiday planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Salzburg
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Hallstatt
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Vienna
— 10 nights
Fly
4
Innsbruck
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Ischgl
— 2 nights
Drive to Innsbruck Airport, Fly to Savannah

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Obertauern Ski Resort (in Obertauern) and Mariendom (in Linz). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, and get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip builder site.

Savannah, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Savannah to Salzburg. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Savannah in December: highs in Salzburg hover around 42°F, while lows dip to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car 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 Hallstatt's surroundings by going to Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen (in Traunkirchen) and Traunsee (in Gmunden). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Hallstatter See, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus, enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and take a memorable drive along Rent A Bike Obertraun-Hallstatt.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hallstatt trip builder site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna — 10 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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, find something for the whole family at Prater, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Vienna sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 31°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 5 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: Obergurgl-Hochgurgl (in Obergurgl), Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital) and Hangenbrucke (in Langenfeld). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, meet the residents at Alpenzoo, and see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Innsbruck takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in December, Innsbruck is little chillier at night with lows of 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ischgl.
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Ischgl — 2 nights

Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 29th (Thu), look for gifts at Zum Wohl Tirol, then stroll through St. Anton, then see the interesting displays at Seilbahnmuseum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ischgl online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Ischgl takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 31°F. On the 30th (Fri), 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 · 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.
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