8 days in Salzburg & Hallstatt Itinerary

8 days in Salzburg & Hallstatt Itinerary

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8 days in Salzburg & Hallstatt Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Train + Fly:  4 h
1
Salzburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6 h
End: Dusseldorf

5
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get some cultural insight at Residenzgalerie and Mozart-Wohnhaus. Mozarts Geburtshaus and Steingasse will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Salzburg to go to Golling an der Salzach and see Gollinger Wasserfall, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Bräustübl zu Mülln, don't miss a visit to Altstadt von Salzburg, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and admire the landmark architecture of Hellbrunn Castle (Schloss Hellbrun).

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg itinerary planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Salzburg is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Salzburg are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Gollinger Wasserfall
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
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 24th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption, stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, then contemplate the long history of Salzwelten Hallstatt, then enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Viewing Platform, and finally choose your vessel at Lake Hallstatt Explorer. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Old Town, then see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, and then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Hallstatt online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Hallstatt are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum Hallstatt ©
Museum Hallstatt

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