22 days in Austria Itinerary

22 days in Austria Itinerary

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Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive
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St. Wolfgang
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Zell am See
— 4 nights
Taxi
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Kaprun
— 3 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
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Salzburg — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Popular historic sites such as Fortress Hohensalzburg and Salzburger Altstadt are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Residenzgalerie Salzburg and Getreidegasse. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, explore the world behind art at The Selinger, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salzburg online itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Salzburg is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to Salzburg, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Salzburg is much colder than Riyadh - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Wolfgang.
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St. Wolfgang — 3 nights

St. Get in touch with nature at Atlantis Qualidive and Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad. Change things up with these side-trips from St. Wolfgang: Puchheimer Au (in Attnang-Puchheim), Langbathseen (in Ebensee am Traunsee) and Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese (in Traunkirchen). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre St. Wolfgang and hike along The Pilgrim's Way.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read St. Wolfgang trip itinerary app.

Drive from Salzburg to St. Wolfgang in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 2 nights

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, and then kick back and relax at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Wolfgang to Hallstatt takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Zell am See.
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Zell am See — 4 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.
Get outdoors at Grossglockner High Alpine Road and Naturpark Riedingtal. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zell am See: Sinne Erlebnispark an der Asitz Mittelstation (in Leogang), Erlebniswelt Tauerngold (in Rauris) and Wagrain Grafenberg (in Wagrain). Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Großglockner National Park. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, grab your bike and head to Schattberg X-press, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Zell am See trip maker website.

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. July in Zell am See sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kaprun.
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Kaprun — 3 nights

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Escape the urban bustle at Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) and Kitzsteinhorn. Get out of town with these interesting Kaprun side-trips: Natural High Adventure Tours Ltd (in Kitzbuhel), Kalser Glocknerstrasse (in Kals am Grossglockner) and Assling (Wildpark Assling & Vitalpinum). There's still lots to do: get outside with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm and examine the collection at Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kaprun trip itinerary builder tool.

Kaprun is just a short distance from Zell am See. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 4 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Visit Schloss Ambras Innsbruck and Dom zu St. Jakob for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Swarovski Kristallwelten and The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl). Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch), Rosengartenschlucht (in Imst) and Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld (in Langenfeld). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hinterriss-Eng, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and kick back and relax at Badestrand Achensee Nord.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Kaprun to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In July in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 2 nights

On the 3rd (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Eisriesenwelt.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You will leave for home on the 4th (Thu).
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Austria travel guide

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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.
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