34 days in Austria Itinerary

34 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria visit planner
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Innsbruck
— 4 nights
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Salzburg
— 6 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Linz
— 4 nights
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Vienna
— 15 nights
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Innsbruck — 4 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld (in Langenfeld), Hintertuxer Gletscher (in Hintertux) and Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, and appreciate the history behind Hofkirche.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck day trip planning website.

Birmingham, UK to Innsbruck is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Innsbruck. Traveling from Birmingham in November, Innsbruck is little chillier at night with lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Salzburg — 6 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with a short trip to Wilde Wasser in Rohrmoos-Untertal (about 1h 15 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg online travel route planner.

Drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Salzburg sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Hallstatt — 4 nights

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Step out of Hallstatt to go to Traunkirchen and see Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt planner.

Drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Linz.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
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Linz — 4 nights

Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Linz: Golfclub Pfarrkirchen (in Pfarrkirchen im Muehlkreis), Melk Abbey (in Melk) and Mostelleria - Destillerie Farthofer (in Amstetten). The adventure continues: join the crowd at Weg im Schloßpark, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mariendom, identify plant and animal life at Naturpark Blockheide, and tee off at Golfpark Bohmerwald.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Linz travel site.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Linz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a train to Vienna.
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Vienna — 15 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vienna, use our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Linz to Vienna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Vienna sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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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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