60 days in Austria Itinerary

60 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria holiday planner

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Innsbruck
— 6 nights
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Kitzbuhel
— 6 nights
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Melk
— 6 nights
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Vienna
— 14 nights
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Graz
— 8 nights
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Klagenfurt
— 7 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Salzburg
— 8 nights
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Innsbruck

— 6 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Hintertux (Hintertuxer Gletscher & Hintertux Schleierwasserfall), Schleierwasserfall (in Tux) and Schlegeisspeicher (in Ginzling). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, hit the slopes at Rosshutte, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and explore the activities along Achensee.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Innsbruck is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Kitzbuhel

— 6 nights
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Explore Kitzbuhel's surroundings by going to Grossglockner High Alpine Road (in Heiligenblut), Edelweissspitze (in Fusch) and Zell am See (Charisma Am Stadtplatz, Lake Zell, &more). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, make a trip to St. Sixtus and Oswald Church, head outdoors with Frost, and get a dose of the wild on Natural High Adventure Tours Ltd.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kitzbuhel trip builder.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Kitzbuhel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daytime highs in Kitzbuhel are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Melk.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Melk

— 6 nights
Melk, a small town of about 5,000, hugs the south side of the Danube.
Change things up with these side-trips from Melk: Tierpark Stadt Haag (in Haag), Benediktinerstift Göttweig (in Gottweig) and Krems an der Donau (Wachauer Marillen Erlebnisweg, Kunsthalle Krems, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melk Abbey, take in nature's colorful creations at Sandner, delve into the distant past at Durnstein Castle, and do a tasting at Domane Wachau.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Melk travel planner.

You can fly from Kitzbuhel to Melk in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Kitzbuhel in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Melk, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Melk

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste (in Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge), Rust Old Town (in Rust) and Bergkirche (in Eisenstadt). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Vienna.

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Traveling by train from Melk to Vienna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Graz

— 8 nights
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Venture out of the city with trips to Barenschutzklamm (in Mixnitz), FLECKS SteirerBier (in Frohnleiten) and Schlossberg - Burg Landskron (in Bruck an der Mur). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche am Weizberg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarramt Thal-St. Jakob, and don't miss a visit to Uhrturm.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Graz trip planning tool.

Drive from Vienna to Graz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. October in Graz sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Klagenfurt

— 7 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Klagenfurt: Bad Kleinkirchheim (Skigebiet Bad Kleinkirchheim, Romerbad Thermal Spa, &more), Weingut Taggenbrunn (in Sankt Veit an der Glan) and Villach (Villach-St. Jakob, Evangelische Kirche Im Stadtpark, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Worthersee, admire all the interesting features of Nockalmstraße, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria-Wörth, and see the interesting displays at Eboardmuseum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Klagenfurt driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Graz to Klagenfurt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zeitgeschichte Museum und KZ-Gedenkstatte Ebensee (in Ebensee am Traunsee), Bad Ischl (Marmorschlossl - Sisi's Cottage, Siriuskogl, &more) and Altausseer See (in Altaussee). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Traunsee, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, and make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hallstatt trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Klagenfurt to Hallstatt by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salzburg

— 8 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: St Gilgen (Pfarrkirche St. Gilgen & Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker), Bischofshofen (St. Maximillian, Frauenkirche, &more) and Werfen (The Sound of Music Trail, Eisriesenwelt, &more). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Salzburg sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.