8 days in Austrian Alps & Mondsee Itinerary

8 days in Austrian Alps & Mondsee Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Train:  9 h 45 min
1
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Mondsee
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Riyadh

2
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), then explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, then get outside with Bergisel Ski Jump, and finally explore the activities along River Inn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, and finally see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Innsbruck is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Innsbruck due to the time zone difference. In September, Innsbruck is cooler than Riyadh - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Mondsee.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
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The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

2
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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the activities along Hallstatter See and then go deep underground at Salzwelten. On the next day, cool off at Alpenseebad Mondsee, then explore the activities along Lake Attersee, then don't miss a visit to Pfarre St. Wolfgang, and finally explore the activities along Lake Wolfgang.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mondsee trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Mondsee in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Mondsee

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hallstatt, Lake Wolfgang, Lake Attersee, Pfarre St. Wolfgang
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Alpenseebad Mondsee ©
Alpenseebad Mondsee
Salzwelten ©
Salzwelten
Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally shop like a local with Getreidegasse.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planner.

Salzburg is just a short distance from Mondsee. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

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