32 days in Austria Itinerary

32 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner
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Vienna
— 9 nights
Train
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Melk
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 6 nights
Drive
4
Kaprun
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Innsbruck
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ischgl
— 3 nights
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Vienna — 9 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.
You'll explore and learn at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art and Leopold Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Augustinerkirche and Kirche am Steinhof. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Graz (Landeszeughaus & Altstadt von Graz). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, take in nature's colorful creations at Burggarten, appreciate the history behind Denkmal der Republik, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

Tulsa, USA to Vienna is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Tulsa in January, you will find days in Vienna are slightly colder (38°F), and nights are about the same (27°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Melk.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
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Melk — 4 nights

Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wachau Valley and Durnstein Abbey. Do some cultural sightseeing at Burgruine Duernstein and Melk Abbey. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Melk: Seebad Lunz Am See (in Lunz am See), Schloss Walpersdorf (in Walpersdorf) and Krems an der Donau (Katholic Pfarrkirche Hl. Nikolaus & Mariandl Shopping Center). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Sole Felsen Bad, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Whisky-Erlebniswelt & Destillerie Haider, look for gifts at Fohringer - Die Vinothek, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika Maria Taferl.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Melk trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Vienna to Melk in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In January, daily temperatures in Melk can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Salzburg.
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Find places to stay Jan 27 — 31:

Salzburg — 6 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Franziskanerkirche and Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian). Get outdoors at Planai & Hochwurzen and Obertauern Ski Resort. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach), Hallstatt (Old Town & Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary) and Pfarre St. Wolfgang (in St. Wolfgang). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at DomQuartier Salzburg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, and see the interesting displays at Haus der Natur.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Salzburg vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Melk to Salzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Melk in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°F in Salzburg. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kaprun.
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Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 6:

Kaprun — 3 nights

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Escape the urban bustle at Die Bergbahn Kitzbuhel - KitzSki and Schmittenhohe. Explore hidden gems such as Bad Hofgastein Ski Resort and Reiterkogelbahn. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaprun: Snow Space Salzburg - St. Johann (in St Johann im Pongau) and Alpentherme Gastein (in Bad Hofgastein). It doesn't end there: get into the urban bustle at Ferry Porsche Congress Center and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kaprun road trip planning app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Kaprun in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Kaprun can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 6 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tirol Panorama and Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Visit Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone and Kufstein Fortress for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital), Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen) and SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental (in Soll). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Schlick 2000, explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, stroll through Baggersee Rossau, and steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Innsbruck tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Kaprun to Innsbruck by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Kaprun, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Innsbruck, ranging from highs of 43°F to lows of 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ischgl.
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Find places to stay Feb 9 — 15:

Ischgl — 3 nights

Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stroll through Skigebiet Warth Schrocken, then fly down the slopes at Ski Arlberg, and then get engrossed in the history at Ski museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): hit the slopes at Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, hit the slopes at St. Anton, and then fly down the slopes at Ski Arlberg.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ischgl trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Innsbruck to Ischgl in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In February in Ischgl, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 29°F at night. On the 18th (Tue), you're off to 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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