11 days in Austria & Germany Itinerary

11 days in Austria & Germany Itinerary

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1
Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
3
Hallstatt, Austria
— Few hours
4
Werfen, Austria
— Few hours
5
Taxenbach, Austria
— 1 night
6
Bad Gastein, Austria
— 2 nights
7
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
8
Schwangau, Germany
— 1 night
9
Koblenz, Germany
— 1 night

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night
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, thenexamine the collection at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, and finally steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds).

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip itinerary planner.

Barendrecht, The Netherlands to Nuremberg is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In August in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Museums
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, and get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg itinerary builder.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Salzburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

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hours
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt journey site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Werfen.
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Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

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hours
Werfen, Austria

Werfen ©
Werfen is a market town in the district of St. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen and then Head underground at Eisriesenwelt.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Werfen trip planner.

Drive from Hallstatt to Werfen in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Taxenbach.

Things to do in Werfen

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Eisriesenwelt ©
Eisriesenwelt
Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen ©
Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen

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night
Taxenbach, Austria

Taxenbach ©
Kitzlochklamm has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Kitzlochklamm.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Taxenbach trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Werfen to Taxenbach in an hour. September in Taxenbach sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for Bad Gastein.

Things to do in Taxenbach

Parks Nature
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Kitzlochklamm ©
Kitzlochklamm

2
nights
Bad Gastein, Austria

Bad Gastein ©
Bad Gastein is a spa town in the district of St. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Edelweissspitze, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christophoruskirche, thentake in the views from Stubnerkogel Suspension Bridge, thenadmire the local landmark of Thermalwasserbrunnen im Martin-Luther Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski, Berge & Thermen Gastein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Kaiserin-Elisabeth-Promenade Radweg, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche Bad Gastein, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Die Gasteiner Alpenstrasse.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Bad Gastein trip planner.

Bad Gastein is just a stone's throw from Taxenbach. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Bad Gastein

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Edelweissspitze
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Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall ©
Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall
Stubnerkogel Suspension Bridge ©
Stubnerkogel Suspension Bridge
Edelweissspitze ©
Edelweissspitze

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night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 6th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, thencontemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bad Gastein to Innsbruck takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Schwangau.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
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Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

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night
Schwangau, Germany

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Schloss Neuschwanstein has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, thenglide through the air with Flugschule Aktiv, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tegelberg.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Schwangau trip planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Schwangau by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Innsbruck in September: highs in Schwangau hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Koblenz.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Flugschule Aktiv ©
Flugschule Aktiv

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night
Koblenz, Germany

Koblenz ©
Calling itself "Germany's most beautiful corner," Koblenz is tucked in the picturesque valley formed by the Rhine and Moselle rivers and is one of the most popular spots on tourist itineraries.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the striking features of Kunstgasschen Koblenz.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Koblenz trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Schwangau to Koblenz takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or fly. Traveling from Schwangau in September, things will get a bit warmer in Koblenz: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Koblenz

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parapet Walk and Hexenturm
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Kunstgasschen Koblenz ©
Kunstgasschen Koblenz

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