16 days in Austria, Munich & Garmisch-Partenkirchen Itinerary

16 days in Austria, Munich & Garmisch-Partenkirchen Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Zell am See, Austria
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 4 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria

— 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Hallstatt (Hallstatter See, Parish of the Assumption, &more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Salzburg is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in May: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Zell am See, Austria

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zell am See itinerary tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Zell am See in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Zell am See can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

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Innsbruck, Austria

— 4 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Kufstein Fortress (in Kufstein) and Achensee (in Maurach). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip website.

You can drive from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Munich, Germany

— 5 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Hohenschwangau (Schloss Hohenschwangau & Museum of the Bavarian Kings) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche, and contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

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

You can drive from Innsbruck to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Munich are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Tours

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

— 1 night
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
On the 11th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof.

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Drive from Munich to Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Franziskanerkirche.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Salzburg road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 13th (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.