38 days in Austria Itinerary

38 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Vienna
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Mondsee
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Fuschl am See
— Few hours
Drive:  15 min
5
St Gilgen
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
St. Wolfgang
— Few hours
Bus:  30 min
7
Bad Ischl
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
8
Altaussee
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
9
Hallstatt
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Ramsau am Dachstein
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
12
Aschau im Zillertal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
13
Lech
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
14
Innsbruck
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  2 h 30 min
End: London

5
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Schmetterlinghaus, Karlskirche, Danube Tower, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Melk Abbey and Wachau Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Erlebnisalm Monichkirchen (in Moenichkirchen), Johannesbachklamm (in Wurflach) and Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Hofburg, take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, look for all kinds of wild species at Biospharenpark Wienerwald, and take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Vienna attractions planner.

London, UK to Vienna is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mondsee.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ysperklamm, Biospharenpark Wienerwald, Erlaufschlucht, Wachau Valley, Erlebnisalm Monichkirchen
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

3
nights
Mondsee

Mondsee ©
Mondsee is a town in the Vöcklabruck district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria located on the shore of the lake Mondsee. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museum Mondseeland Und Osterreichisches Pfahlbaumuseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika St. Michael, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche Abtsdorf, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Georgen im Attergau, then examine the collection at Freilichtmuseum Stehrerhof, and finally identify plant and animal life at Puchheimer Au. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): get outside with Irrsee, tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee, and then contemplate the long history of Schloss Kammer.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Mondsee trip builder.

You can drive from Vienna to Mondsee in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Mondsee

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee, Pfarrkirche St. Georgen im Attergau, Schloss Kammer, Irrsee, Freilichtmuseum Stehrerhof
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Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee ©
Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee
Basilika St. Michael ©
Basilika St. Michael
Freilichtmuseum Stehrerhof ©
Freilichtmuseum Stehrerhof

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Schloss Hellbrunn and Salzburger Freilichtmuseum. You'll explore and learn at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and FAHRTRAUM. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm (in Weissbach bei Lofer) and Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm (in Maria Alm). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Blasius Church, don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, and admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip app.

Salzburg is just a stone's throw from Mondsee. In May, daytime highs in Salzburg are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Fuschl am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Casinos

Side Trips

Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm, Anif Palace, FAHRTRAUM, Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Red Bull Hangar-7 ©
Red Bull Hangar-7

few
hours
Fuschl am See

Fuschl am See ©
Fuschl am See is an Austrian municipality in the district of Salzburg-Umgebung, in the state of Salzburg. On the 12th (Tue), get outside with Langlaufloipen Faistenau, contemplate the waterfront views at Naturstrandbad Fuschlsee, and then get outside with Fuschlsee Rundweg.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Fuschl am See trip planner.

Fuschl am See is just a short distance from Salzburg. In May in Fuschl am See, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to St Gilgen.

Things to do in Fuschl am See

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Naturstrandbad Fuschlsee, Langlaufloipen Faistenau
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
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Naturstrandbad Fuschlsee ©
Naturstrandbad Fuschlsee
Fuschlsee Rundweg
Fuschlsee Rundweg

2
nights
St Gilgen

St Gilgen ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to St Gilgen Mozartplatz, examine the collection at Puppenstubenmuseum Hintersee, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St. Gilgen, see the interesting displays at Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker, then get engrossed in the history at Heimatkundliches Museum St. Gilgen, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Wolfgang. Keep things going the next day: stop by Geschenke & Souvenir, take in the spiritual surroundings of Europakloster Gut Aich, steep yourself in history at Falkensteinkirche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Johannes der Taufer und St. Johannes der Evangelist, then look for all kinds of wild species at Jahreszeiten-Weg, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Burg Golling.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the St Gilgen trip itinerary site.

St Gilgen is just a short distance from Fuschl am See. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St. Wolfgang.

Things to do in St Gilgen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Golling an der Salzach, Puppenstubenmuseum Hintersee
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:
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Europakloster Gut Aich ©
Europakloster Gut Aich
Puppenstubenmuseum Hintersee ©
Puppenstubenmuseum Hintersee
Falkensteinkirche ©
Falkensteinkirche

few
hours
St. Wolfgang

St. Wolfgang
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St. Wolfgang is just a stone's throw from St Gilgen. On the 14th (Thu), you're off to Bad Ischl.

Things to do in St. Wolfgang

Outdoors Parks Tours
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2
nights
Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl ©
Bad Ischl is a spa town in Austria. On the 15th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Kleiner Sonnstein, examine the collection at Oldtimer- und Erlebnismuseum Rund ums Rad, get to know the fascinating history of Treppelweg entlang der Traun, then examine the collection at Klo & So - Museum fur historische Sanitarobjekte, and finally trek along Kaltenbachwildnis.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bad Ischl travel planner.

Bad Ischl is very close to St. Wolfgang. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Altaussee.

Things to do in Bad Ischl

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Gmunden, Oldtimer- und Erlebnismuseum Rund ums Rad, Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau, Kleiner Sonnstein
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Kaltenbachwildnis ©
Kaltenbachwildnis
Kleiner Sonnstein ©
Kleiner Sonnstein
Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau ©
Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau

2
nights
Altaussee

Altaussee ©
Altaussee is a municipality and spa town in the district of Liezen in Styria, Austria. On the 16th (Sat), fly down the slopes at Ski Resort Loser. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): get outside with Loser-Panoramastraße, head outdoors with Alpengarten Bad Aussee, then take an in-depth tour of Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Altausseer See.

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Altaussee is just a stone's throw from Bad Ischl. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Altaussee

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hinterstoder, Bad Aussee
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Alpengarten Bad Aussee ©
Alpengarten Bad Aussee
Alpineum ©
Alpineum
Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee ©
Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee

5
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Get outdoors at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Town and Badestrand Hallstatt. Venture out of the city with trips to Parasailing & Paragliding (in Werfenweng) and Karkogel (in Abtenau). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, explore the activities along Hallstatter See, examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt itinerary builder.

Getting from Altaussee to Hallstatt by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Ramsau am Dachstein.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Obertraun, Dachstein West, Parasailing & Paragliding, Karkogel, Dachstein Giant Ice Caves
Find places to stay May 18 — 23:
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Dachstein West ©
Dachstein West
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Ramsau am Dachstein

Ramsau am Dachstein ©
Stadtturmgalerie and Evangelische Kirche A.B. zu Ramsau am Dachstein are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Ursprungalm and Dachstein Sudwand. Change things up with these side-trips from Ramsau am Dachstein: Castle Sommeregg (in Seeboden), Prebersee (in Tamsweg) and Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum (in Metnitz).

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ramsau am Dachstein trip planner.

Getting from Hallstatt to Ramsau am Dachstein by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser.

Things to do in Ramsau am Dachstein

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Castle Sommeregg, Prebersee, Ursprungalm, Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum, Stadtturmgalerie
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
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Ursprungalm ©
Ursprungalm
Stadtturmgalerie ©
Stadtturmgalerie
Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum ©
Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum

3
nights
Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kundler Klamm and Museum Bramberg. Escape the urban bustle at Filzalmsee and Hohe Salve. Change things up with these side-trips from Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser: Felberturm Museum (in Mittersill), Aggstein (in St Johann in Tirol) and Felsenkapelle (in Matrei in Osttirol).

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser route tool.

You can drive from Ramsau am Dachstein to Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Aschau im Zillertal.

Things to do in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kundler Klamm, Felberturm Museum, Aggstein, Filzalmsee, Pro-Skischule
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
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Kundler Klamm ©
Kundler Klamm
Felberturm Museum ©
Felberturm Museum
Filzalmsee ©
Filzalmsee

3
nights
Aschau im Zillertal

Aschau im Zillertal ©
Get in touch with nature at Gletscherweg Innergschloss and Tiefenbachklamm. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Tyrolean Farmsteads and Augustinermuseum Rattenberg. Get out of town with these interesting Aschau im Zillertal side-trips: Schloss Matzen (in Reith im Alpbachtal), Chiesetta di San Nicolo a Matrei (in Matrei in Osttirol) and Walfahrtskirche Maria Schnee (in Virgen).

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Aschau im Zillertal journey planner.

You can drive from Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser to Aschau im Zillertal in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lech.

Things to do in Aschau im Zillertal

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Rattenberg, Matrei in Osttirol, Museum of Tyrolean Farmsteads, Hochfugen Skigebiet, Tiefenbachklamm
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:
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Gletscherweg Innergschloss ©
Gletscherweg Innergschloss
Augustinermuseum Rattenberg ©
Augustinermuseum Rattenberg
Museum of Tyrolean Farmsteads ©
Museum of Tyrolean Farmsteads

2
nights
Lech

Lech ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Bregenzerwaldbahn Museumsbahn, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Skirunde Der Weisse Ring, and then get outside with Geoweg Ruefikopf. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Lech-Oberlech Tobbagon Run, contemplate the waterfront views at Koerbersee, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche Sankt Nikolaus.

Find out how to plan Lech trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Aschau im Zillertal to Lech by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Lech

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Bregenzerwaldbahn Museumsbahn, Koerbersee, Kirche Sankt Nikolaus
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Koerbersee ©
Koerbersee
Bregenzerwaldbahn Museumsbahn ©
Bregenzerwaldbahn Museumsbahn
Kirche Sankt Nikolaus ©
Kirche Sankt Nikolaus

4
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll explore and learn at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck and Tyrolean Provincial Museum (Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum). Your inner history buff will appreciate Altstadt von Innsbruck and Spitalskirche. Change things up with a short trip to Friedensglocke in Mosern (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuit Church, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten Store Innsbruck.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip planning tool.

You can drive from Lech to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In June in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Friedensglocke, Kaltwassersee
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck ©
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum ©
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum

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