10 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Innsbruck
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Innsbruck
— 1 night
Drive
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Obergurgl
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vienna
— 5 nights
Fly

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Innsbruck — 1 night

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 24th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl). Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosshutte, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld, then fly down the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Innsbruck sightseeing planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Innsbruck is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in December, with highs in Innsbruck at 6°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Obergurgl.
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Obergurgl — 1 night

Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. On the 26th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Obergurgl trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Obergurgl takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Obergurgl, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 27th (Tue), shop like a local with Getreidegasse, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then browse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Obergurgl to Salzburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna — 5 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Hofburg, wander the streets of Alsergrund, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vienna itinerary planning app.

Drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading 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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