60 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Innsbruck Airport, Drive to Ischgl
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Ischgl
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck
— 7 nights
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Kaprun
— 4 nights
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Salzburg
— 8 nights
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Hallstatt
— 3 nights
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Linz
— 6 nights
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Graz
— 8 nights
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Vienna
— 20 nights
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Ischgl — 2 nights

Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ski museum and Die Kirche von St. Jakob. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ski Arlberg and Waldseilgarten Damuls. Explore Ischgl's surroundings by going to Stausee Kops (in Gaschurn), St. Anton (in St. Anton am Arlberg) and Ski Warth-Schroecken (in Warth). There's more to do: test the waters at Silvretta Center and fly down the slopes at Ischgl-Samnaun ski area.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ischgl travel route builder app.

Santiago, Chile to Ischgl is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Ischgl is 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 7 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Step off the beaten path and head to SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental and Room Escape Games. Get a sense of the local culture at Burgenwelten Ehrenberg and Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Obergurgl-Hochgurgl (in Obergurgl), Kufstein Fortress (in Kufstein) and Soll (Hexenwasser & Pfarramt Soll). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Schlick 2000, admire the masterpieces at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, hit the slopes at Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Ischgl to Innsbruck by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Kaprun.
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Kaprun — 4 nights

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Die Bergbahn Kitzbuhel - KitzSki and Reiterkogelbahn. Explore Kaprun's surroundings by going to Schmittenhohe (in Zell am See), Bad Hofgastein Ski Resort (in Bad Hofgastein) and Snow Space Salzburg - St. Johann (in St Johann im Pongau). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Gipfelwelt 3000, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell, hit the slopes at Kitzsteinhorn, and explore the landscape on two wheels at SportRudi.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kaprun day trip planning site.

Getting from Innsbruck to Kaprun by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kaprun can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 8 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Planai & Hochwurzen and Nonnberg Convent. Get a sense of the local culture at DomQuartier Salzburg and Franziskanerkirche. Venture out of the city with trips to Salzwelten Salzburg (in Hallein), Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen (in Werfen) and Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus), don't miss a visit to Linzergasse, admire the local landmark of Residenzbrunnen, and get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg road trip planning website.

Drive from Kaprun to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hallstatt Lutheran Church and Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary. Step off the beaten path and head to Pfarre St. Wolfgang and Central Square Marktplatz. There's lots more to do: make a trip to 5 Fingers, go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt, enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and take an in-depth tour of Lehar-Villa.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hallstatt trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Linz.
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Linz — 6 nights

Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ars Electronica Center and Schallaburg. Mariendom and KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Linz's surroundings by going to Stadtmuseum Und Furstlich Starhembergisches Familienmuseum (in Eferding), Steyr (Waldenserdenkmal & Wiedertauferbrunnen im Quenghof) and Burgruine Kreuzen (in Bad Kreuzen). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Biologiezentrum Linz-Dornach, see the interesting displays at Stifterhaus, steep yourself in history at Mozarthaus, and make a trip to Pöstlingbergbahn.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Linz tour itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Linz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Graz.
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Graz — 8 nights

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Get some cultural insight at Landeszeughaus and Weingut Taggenbrunn. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kastner & Ohler, Paradeishof and Room Escape Games. Venture out of the city with trips to Glasmuseum Barnbach (in Baernbach), Klagenfurt (Klagenfurt War Cemetery - Commonwealth War Grave, Minimundus, &more) and Judenburg (Jesuitenkloster & Stadtturm Judenburg). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Hochosterwitz Castle (Burg Hochosterwitz), explore the engaging exhibits at Grazer Spielzeugmuseum Preschan, examine the collection at Archaeology Museum, and stroll around Schloss Eggenberg.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Graz trip planner.

Traveling by car from Linz to Graz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Graz are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna — 20 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kirche am Steinhof and St. Michael's Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Burggarten and Pestsäule. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Weissenkirchen (Weingut Franz Zottl, Wachaumuseum, &more), Wachau Valley (in Joching) and Pfarrkirche zum heiligen Laurentius (in Langenlois). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Third Man Museum, don't miss a visit to Michaelerplatz, get a taste of local nightlife at Cafe Gloriette, and get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna.

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Drive from Graz to Vienna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. April in Vienna sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Austria travel guide

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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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