22 days in Austria Itinerary

22 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria attractions planner
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Hallstatt
— 1 night
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Zell am See
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck
— 4 nights
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Salzburg
— 4 nights
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Linz
— 1 night
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Graz
— 2 nights
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Klagenfurt
— 2 nights
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Vienna
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt — 1 night

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 26th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from 5 Fingers and then take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt, then stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, and finally go for a walk through Old Town.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hallstatt online holiday maker.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Hallstatt is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zell am See.
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Zell am See — 3 nights

Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grossglockner High Alpine Road and Sigmund-Thun-Klamm. Take a break from the city and head to Kitzsteinhorn and Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle). Venture out of the city with trips to Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall (in Bad Gastein) and Liechtensteinklamm (in St Johann im Pongau). Next up on the itinerary: fly down the slopes at Schmittenhohe and explore the activities along Lake Zell.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zell am See visit app.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Zell am See takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Zell am See can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 4 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Altstadt von Innsbruck and Maria-Theresien-Strasse. Let the collections at Swarovski Kristallwelten and Schloss Ambras Innsbruck capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Neustift im Stubaital (Stubaier Gletscher & Grawa Wasserfall) and Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch). There's lots more to do: fly down the slopes at Rosshutte, admire the striking features of Imperial Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and pause for some photo ops at Hofkirche.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zell am See to Innsbruck takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fortress Hohensalzburg and Mozarts Geburtshaus. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Red Bull Hangar-7 and Schloss Hellbrunn. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Werfen (Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen & Eisriesenwelt) and Salzwelten Salzburg (in Hallein). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Haus der Natur, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg holiday website.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Linz.
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Linz — 1 night

Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Ars Electronica Center, then get engrossed in the history at KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen, and then don't miss a visit to Pöstlingbergbahn.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Linz journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Linz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Graz.
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Graz — 2 nights

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stroll around Schlossberg, take in panoramic vistas at Uhrturm, and then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Graz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): make a trip to Zentralfriedhof, stroll through Schloss Eggenberg, and then examine the collection at Landeszeughaus.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Graz trip planner.

Getting from Linz to Graz by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daytime highs in Graz are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Klagenfurt.
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Klagenfurt — 2 nights

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
On the 12th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Hochosterwitz Castle (Burg Hochosterwitz), then see the interesting displays at Museum Liaunig, and then explore the world behind art at Werner Berg Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Aussichtsturm Pyramidenkogel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Worthersee, and then get in on the family fun at Minimundus.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Klagenfurt trip itinerary site.

Drive from Graz to Klagenfurt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Klagenfurt sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.
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Vienna — 4 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Belvedere Palace and Hofburg. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Leopold Museum and Ringstrasse. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna route planner.

You can fly from Klagenfurt to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

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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.
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