44 days in Austria Itinerary

44 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner

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Fly to Munich, Train to Innsbruck
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Innsbruck
— 8 nights
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Salzburg
— 8 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Klagenfurt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Graz
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vienna
— 14 nights
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Innsbruck

— 8 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, River Inn, The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and other attractions you added. Step off the beaten path and head to Altstadt von Innsbruck and Tyrolean Folk Art Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tirol Panorama and Swarovski Kristallwelten. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, walk around Hofgarten, and admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck travel planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Innsbruck is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Innsbruck due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in May: high temperatures in Innsbruck hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 7:

Salzburg

— 8 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You've added Panorama Museum, Residenzplatz, DomQuartier Salzburg, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburg Cathedral. Step out of the city life by going to Untersberg and Salzach River. Go for a jaunt from Salzburg to Golling an der Salzach to see Gollinger Wasserfall about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, contemplate the long history of Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip website.

Getting from Innsbruck to Salzburg by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. June in Salzburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 15:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mammoth Cave, 5 Fingers, Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and other attractions you added. Step out of the city life by going to Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and Dachstein Giant Ice Caves. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Museum Hallstatt.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Hallstatt travel site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 19:

Klagenfurt

— 4 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
You've added Lake Worthersee, Minimundus, Aussichtsturm Pyramidenkogel, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Klagenfurt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Klagenfurt takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Graz.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:

Graz

— 5 nights
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Burgruine Gosting, Schloss Eggenberg, Schlossberg, and other attractions you added. Appreciate the collections at Kunsthaus Graz and Universalmuseum Joanneum. Visit Altstadt von Graz and Herz Jesu Kirche for their historical value.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Graz trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Klagenfurt to Graz by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Graz can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Vienna.

Things to do in Graz

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 28:

Vienna

— 14 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jubiläumswarte, Stift Klosterneuburg, Seegrotte Hinterbruhl, and other attractions you added. Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien will appeal to museum buffs. St. Stephen's Cathedral and Melk Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, get to know the fascinating history of Schonbrunner Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Graz to Vienna in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 12:

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.