13 days in Austria Itinerary

13 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Innsbruck
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Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zell am See
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gosau
— 1 night
Drive
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Vienna
— 2 nights
Fly

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Innsbruck

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll through Ski & Snowboardschule Innsbruck, then buy something for everyone on your list at RathausGalerien, then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten Store Innsbruck, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuit Church. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Klettersteig Innsbruck, tour the pleasant surroundings at Muttereralmpark, and then see the interesting displays at Panorama and kaiserjager museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck online trip maker.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Innsbruck is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Innsbruck due to the time zone difference. In October, Innsbruck is cooler than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, trek along The Sound of Music Trail, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche Sankt Anthon. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cool off at Freibad Leopoldskron, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dreifaltigkeitskirche Church (Church of the Holy Trinity), then stop by Einfach Schoen MODE, and finally delve into the distant past at Catacombe Del Cimitero Di San Pietro.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Salzburg are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

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Zell am See

— 2 nights
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Elisabethkapelle, fly down the slopes at Maiskogel, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally stop by Charisma Am Stadtplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): hit the slopes at Ski Deisenberger, fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Maria Alm - Hochkoenig, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Zell am See road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Zell am See takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Zell am See are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Gosau.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Gosau

— 1 night
On the 24th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Filzmoos, kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Dachstein West, then hit the slopes at Karkogel, and then see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gosau planning website.

You can drive from Zell am See to Gosau in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Gosau

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

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Vienna

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Hofmobiliendepot Mobel Museum, don't miss a visit to Heldendenkmal der Roten Armee, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anna's Church. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minoritenkirche, then examine the collection at Bank Austria Kunstforum, and finally don't miss a visit to Griechenkirche zur heiligen Dreifaltigkeit.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Gosau to Vienna by car takes about 3.5 hours. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly 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.