11 days in Austria Itinerary

11 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria planner

Make it your trip
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Vienna
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Neustift im Stubaital
— 1 night
Drive to Innsbruck Airport, Fly to Gaya

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Vienna

— 4 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.
Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and Historic Center of Vienna are in your itinerary. Step out of Vienna to go to Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge and see Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Hofburg, explore the galleries of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunner Gardens.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Vienna day trip site.

Gaya, India to Vienna is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Gaya in December: highs in Vienna hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hallstatt

— 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, then kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Hallstatter See, stroll through Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese, and then take a memorable drive along Rent A Bike Obertraun-Hallstatt.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hallstatt road trip app.

You can drive from Vienna to Hallstatt in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner.

Drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Neustift im Stubaital

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob.

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You can drive from Salzburg to Neustift im Stubaital in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Neustift im Stubaital are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.