22 days in Austria Itinerary

22 days in Austria Itinerary

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22 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  11​h
1
Salzburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hallstatt
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Lienz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Neustift im Stubaital
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Vienna
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Dubai

4
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun) and Hexenwasser (in Soll). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg, make a trip to Linzergasse, pause for some photo ops at Caldera Sculpture, and step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg driving holiday website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Salzburg is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Salzburg is minus 3 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Salzburg at 28°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hexenwasser, Kitzsteinhorn
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

3
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Change things up with a short trip to Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee in Bad Aussee (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Hallstatter See, don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Lienz.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, Gosauseen, Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee
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Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Salzwelten ©
Salzwelten

3
nights
Lienz

Lienz ©
Lienz is a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Step out of Lienz to go to Heiligenblut and see Grossglockner High Alpine Road, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, savor the flavors at Loacker Point of Sale Heinfels, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hauptplatz Lienz, and make a trip to Osttirodler - Alpine Coaster.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lienz trip maker website .

Drive from Hallstatt to Lienz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Lienz can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Lienz

Scenic Drive Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Loacker Point of Sale Heinfels, Grossglockner, Wichtelpark
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Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Grossglockner ©
Grossglockner
Wichtelpark ©
Wichtelpark

3
nights
Neustift im Stubaital

Neustift im Stubaital ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Wolfsklamm Gorge (in Stans), Swarovski Crystal Worlds (in Wattens) and Innsbruck (Dom zu St. Jakob, Alpenzoo, & more).

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Neustift im Stubaital trip itinerary site .

Getting from Lienz to Neustift im Stubaital by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Lienz, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Neustift im Stubaital, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Swarovski Crystal Worlds, Wolfsklamm Gorge
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Swarovski Crystal Worlds ©
Swarovski Crystal Worlds
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)

7
nights
Vienna

Vienna ©
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.
Pack the 31st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Prater. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Historic Center of Vienna, and examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Neustift im Stubaital to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Neustift im Stubaital in August, expect Vienna to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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