60 days in Austria Itinerary

60 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria travel route planner
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Innsbruck
— 7 nights
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Kitzbuhel
— 7 nights
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Klagenfurt
— 7 nights
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Graz
— 7 nights
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Vienna
— 12 nights
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Linz
— 6 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Salzburg
— 9 nights
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Innsbruck — 7 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch), Pertisau (Vitalberg - Steinol Museum & Karwendel Bergbahn) and Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and get your game on at Bergisel Ski Jump.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck online day trip planner.

Denver, USA to Innsbruck is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Denver to Innsbruck due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Denver, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Innsbruck, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kitzbuhel.
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Kitzbuhel — 7 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 Kitzbuhel's surroundings by going to Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun), Kalser Glocknerstrasse (in Kals am Grossglockner) and Zell am See (Lake Zell & Helicopter Tours). Spend the 14th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Gletscherweg Innergschloss. There's still lots to do: cruise along Grossglockner High Alpine Road, explore the activities along Schwimmbad und Badesee, get great views at Edelweissspitze, and surround yourself with nature on Natural High Adventure Tours Ltd.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kitzbuhel online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Innsbruck to Kitzbuhel by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Kitzbuhel can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Klagenfurt.
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Klagenfurt — 7 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klagenfurt: Sankt Veit an der Glan (Rathausgalerie & Rathaus St. Veit an der Glan), Nockberge (in Bad Kleinkirchheim) and Auer von Welsbach Museum (in Althofen). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Worthersee, tour the pleasant surroundings at MTB Area One, grab your bike and head to Der Drauradweg, and look for all kinds of wild species at Fitness- und Gesundheitsparcours Warmbad-Villach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Klagenfurt trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kitzbuhel to Klagenfurt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Klagenfurt, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Graz.
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Graz — 7 nights

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Explore Graz's surroundings by going to Flecks SteirerBier (in Frohnleiten), Hundertwasserkirche (in Baernbach) and Bruck an der Mur (Schlossberg - Burg Landskron & Eiserner Brunnen). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, take some stellar pictures from Wallfahrtskirche Pollauberg, pause for some serene contemplation at The late Gotic church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Graz.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Graz online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Klagenfurt to Graz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Graz are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna — 12 nights

City of Dreams

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, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, and don't miss a visit to Historic Center of Vienna.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Graz to Vienna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Linz.
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Linz — 6 nights

Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Linz: Melk Abbey (in Melk), Weg im Schloßpark (in Scharding) and Fahrradmuseum (in Ybbs an der Donau). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Schloegener Schlinge, make a trip to Gusen Memorial, admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten, and explore the ancient world of Burgruine Windhaag.

Make your Linz itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Vienna to Linz in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 4 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hallstatt: Traunsee (in Gmunden) and Offentlicher Badeplatz Brauwiese (in Traunkirchen). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Hallstatter See, enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, and admire the sheer force of Waldbachstrub Waterfall.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip maker website.

Getting from Linz to Hallstatt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 9 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Werfenweng) and Skywalk Dachstein (in Ramsau am Dachstein). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salzburg road trip site.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Salzburg are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel 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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