35 days in Austria Itinerary

35 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner
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Fly to Zurich, Train to Innsbruck
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Innsbruck
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kitzbuhel
— 5 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Klagenfurt
— 4 nights
Fly
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Vienna
— 11 nights
Fly

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Innsbruck — 5 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Achensee (in Maurach), Sport Mode Schonherr (in Neustift im Stubaital) and Arena Coaster (in Zell am Ziller). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, fly down the slopes at Rosshutte, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, and stroll around Spruce Tree Castle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip planner.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Innsbruck is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Colombo to Innsbruck is minus 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Colombo in June: highs in Innsbruck hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kitzbuhel.
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Kitzbuhel — 5 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Kitzbuhel: Zell am See (Lake Zell & Helicopter Tours), Heiligenblut (Grossglockner High Alpine Road & Großglockner National Park) and Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, trek along Kufsteinerland, explore the activities along Ahornsee, and take in the dramatic scenery at Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle).

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kitzbuhel attractions website.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Kitzbuhel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Kitzbuhel can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 5 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach), Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen) and Lake Wolfgang (in St Gilgen). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kitzbuhel to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Hallstatt.
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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 Gmunden and see Traunsee, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten Hallstatt, and kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Klagenfurt.
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Klagenfurt — 4 nights

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Venture out of the city with trips to Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum (in Thal bei Graz), Red Bull Ring (in Spielberg) and Kupplerbrunn und Kugelfichte (in Eberstein). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Worthersee, take a leisurely stroll along Poertschach Landspitz Peter Alexander Steg, examine the collection at Eboardmuseum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Wehrkirche Diex.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Klagenfurt holiday site.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Klagenfurt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Klagenfurt sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna — 11 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: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Historic Center of Vienna.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna online itinerary 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 21st (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
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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