60 days in Austria Itinerary

60 days in Austria Itinerary

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Innsbruck
— 6 nights
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Kitzbuhel
— 6 nights
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Salzburg
— 7 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Schladming
— 6 nights
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Heiligenblut
— 3 nights
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Klagenfurt
— 7 nights
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Graz
— 8 nights
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Vienna
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Innsbruck — 6 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Schleierwasserfall (in Tux), Tratzberg Castle (in Jenbach) and Achensee (in Maurach). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo, and hit the slopes at Rosshutte.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck online trip itinerary planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Innsbruck is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually an 8 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kitzbuhel.
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Kitzbuhel — 6 nights

Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Venture out of the city with trips to Zell am See (Strandbad Zeller See & Lake Zell), Kufstein (Mariastein & Kufstein Fortress) and FROST (in Kaprun). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), take in the dramatic natural features at Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm, examine the collection at Hexenwasser, and contemplate the waterfront views at Badesee Kirchberg.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kitzbuhel trip planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Kitzbuhel in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 7 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach), Schwarzensee (in Strobl) and Lake Wolfgang (in St Gilgen). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, don't miss a visit to Pfarre St. Wolfgang, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, and take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kitzbuhel to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car 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.
Go for a jaunt from Hallstatt to Reichraming to see Kalkalpen National Park about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, and go for a walk through Old Town.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt online trip planner.

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 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Schladming.
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Schladming — 6 nights

Schladming is a small former mining town in the northwest of the Austrian state of Styria that is now a popular tourist destination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Schladming: Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen), Frauenkirche (in Bischofshofen) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Werfenweng). And it doesn't end there: trek along Wilde Wasser, stroll through Woerschachklamm, stroll around Naturpark Riedingtal, and admire the engineering at Kolnbreinsperre.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Schladming sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Schladming takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Heiligenblut.
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Heiligenblut — 3 nights

Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Heiligenblut: Erlebniswelt Tauerngold (in Rauris), Kaprun (Hochgebirgsstauseen & Kitzsteinhorn) and Kalser Glocknerstrasse (in Kals am Grossglockner). Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Grossglockner High Alpine Road, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St Vincent, and take some stellar pictures from Edelweissspitze.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Heiligenblut itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Schladming to Heiligenblut in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In August in Heiligenblut, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Klagenfurt.
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Klagenfurt — 7 nights

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Get out of town with these interesting Klagenfurt side-trips: Malta (Malta High Alpine Road & Fallbach Wasserfall), Elli Riehl Puppenwelt (in Aussere Einode) and Wildensteiner Wasserfall (in Gallizien). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Wild Herbs Garden Haimburger, contemplate the waterfront views at Das Maibachl, examine the collection at Historama - Museum fuer Technik und Verkehr, and identify plant and animal life at Fitness- und Gesundheitsparcours Warmbad-Villach.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Klagenfurt online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Heiligenblut to Klagenfurt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Klagenfurt, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Graz.
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Graz — 8 nights

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Graz: Red Bull Ring (in Spielberg), Olmuhle Kremsner (in Grossklein) and Wipfelwanderweg Rachau (in Sankt Margarethen bei Knittelfeld). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, head outdoors with Baerenschuetzklamm, walk around Lebenspark 2000, and stroll through Schockl Seilbahn.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Graz trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Klagenfurt to Graz in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Graz are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive 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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, make a trip to Haus der Musik Wien, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna vacation planner.

You can drive from Graz to Vienna in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the flight 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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