31 days in Austria Itinerary

31 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner
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Vienna
— 9 nights
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Melk
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt
— 5 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 6 nights
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Innsbruck
— 6 nights
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Vienna — 9 nights

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, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the striking features of Historic Center of Vienna, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Vienna sightseeing planner.

Stavropol, Russia to Vienna is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In October in Vienna, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Melk.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Melk — 4 nights

Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
Get out of town with these interesting Melk side-trips: Burg Clam (in Klam), Motorrad-Museum (in Krems an der Donau) and Weinweg Langenlois (in Langenlois). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Melk Abbey, step into the grandiose world of Durnstein Castle, don't miss a visit to Festspielhaus St. Poelten, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika Maria Taferl.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Melk holiday planning website.

Take a train from Vienna to Melk in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.
Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Hallstatt — 5 nights

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
When in Hallstatt, make a side trip to see Traunsee in Gmunden, approximately Gmunden away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Gosauseen, take some stellar pictures from 5 Fingers, don't miss a visit to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Hallstatt trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Melk to Hallstatt by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Salzburg.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Salzburg — 6 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace, and take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salzburg day trip website.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Side Trip
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Innsbruck — 6 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Spruce Tree Castle (in Zell im Zillertal), Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol) and Achensee (in Maurach). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, admire the striking features of Imperial Palace, have some family-friendly fun at Bergisel Ski Jump, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Innsbruck trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Side Trips
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.