28 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kaprun
— 2 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ischgl
— 3 nights
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Obergurgl
— 2 nights
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Vienna
— 7 nights
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Salzburg — 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Pfarrkirche U. L. Frau Geburt in Altenmarkt im Pongau (in Altenmarkt im Pongau) and Obertauern Ski Resort (in Obertauern). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Fortress Hohensalzburg, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, and explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg vacation planner.

Izmir, Turkey to Salzburg is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Izmir to Salzburg is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Izmir in February, expect nights in Salzburg to be colder, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 4 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hallstatt: Ski Resort Loser (in Altaussee) and Pfarre St. Wolfgang (in St. Wolfgang). There's much more to do: stroll through Dachstein West, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt, and examine the collection at Marmorschlossl - Sisi's Cottage.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kaprun.
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Kaprun — 2 nights

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Snowpark Grossarltal, hit the slopes at Skigebiet Grossarltal-Dorfgastein, then fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Maria Alm - Hochkoenig, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Elisabethkapelle. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn, hit the slopes at Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm, and then hit the slopes at Ski Deisenberger.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaprun sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Kaprun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 5 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Hintertuxer Gletscher (in Hintertux), Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital) and Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld (in Langenfeld). The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Fulpmes, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck planner.

Traveling by car from Kaprun to Innsbruck takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Kaprun in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Innsbruck: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ischgl.
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Ischgl — 3 nights

Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Explore Ischgl's surroundings by going to St. Anton am Arlberg (Die Kirche von St. Jakob, St Anthony of Padua, &more), Warth (Ski Warth-Schroecken & Skigebiet Warth Schrocken) and Lech (Skirunde Der Weisse Ring, Ski Arlberg, &more). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, take in the awesome beauty at Stausee Kops, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche Galtuer.

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Getting from Innsbruck to Ischgl by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Obergurgl.
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Obergurgl — 2 nights

Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. On the 20th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at The Spa at Crystal, ski along the peaceful trails at Hochgurgl, then examine the collection at Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum, and finally trek along Zirbenwald.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Obergurgl visit planner.

Traveling by car from Ischgl to Obergurgl takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ischgl in February, expect Obergurgl to be a bit cooler, temps between 1°C and -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna — 7 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, and examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna online trip maker.

Getting from Obergurgl to Vienna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Obergurgl in February; daily highs in Vienna reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow 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.
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