29 days in Austria Itinerary

29 days in Austria Itinerary

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Salzburg
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Obertauern
— 2 nights
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Kaprun
— 2 nights
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Obergurgl
— 2 nights
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Ischgl
— 1 night
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Lech
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck
— 5 nights
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Vienna
— 6 nights
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Salzburg

— 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with a short trip to Tostmann Trachten in Seewalchen am Attersee (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, and browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salzburg visit planner.

New York City, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Salzburg, ranging from highs of 41°F to lows of 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 10:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hallstatt: Ski Planneralm (in Donnersbach), Ski Resort Loser (in Altaussee) and Traunsee (in Gmunden). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Dachstein West, make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", explore the activities along Hallstatter See, and examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hallstatt day trip tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Obertauern.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:

Obertauern

— 2 nights
Obertauern is a tourist destination which is located in the Radstädter Tauern in the Salzburger Land of Austria. On the 15th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Grosseck-Speiereck Ski Area, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Skigebiet obertauern, and then hit the slopes at Obertauern Ski Resort. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Buchau-Hutte, identify plant and animal life at Wagrain Grafenberg, then head outdoors with Skiparadies Zauchensee-Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pfarrkirche U. L. Frau Geburt in Altenmarkt im Pongau.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Obertauern trip planner.

Getting from Hallstatt to Obertauern by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kaprun.

Things to do in Obertauern

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:

Kaprun

— 2 nights
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm, hit the slopes at Ski Deisenberger, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kitzsteinhorn. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Snow Space Salzburg - St. Johann and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kaprun trip planner.

Getting from Obertauern to Kaprun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In February in Kaprun, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Obergurgl.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:

Obergurgl

— 2 nights
Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. On the 19th (Fri), hit the slopes at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at The Spa at Crystal, ski along the peaceful trails at Hochgurgl, then see the interesting displays at obergurgl, and finally trek along Zirbenwald.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Obergurgl trip planner.

You can drive from Kaprun to Obergurgl in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In February in Obergurgl, expect temperatures between 35°F during the day and 22°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ischgl.

Things to do in Obergurgl

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:

Ischgl

— 1 night
Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 21st (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at See Ski Resort, stroll around Erlebnispark Vider Truja, then stroll through Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, and finally steep yourself in history at Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ischgl trip maker.

Traveling by car from Obergurgl to Ischgl takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Obergurgl in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Ischgl: highs are around 41°F and lows about 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Lech.

Things to do in Ischgl

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 20 — 21:

Lech

— 2 nights
On the 22nd (Mon), fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Warth Schrocken, fly down the slopes at St. Anton, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Die Kirche von St. Jakob. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Lech-Oberlech Tobbagon Run, then stroll through Ski Arlberg, then hit the slopes at Silvretta Montafon Nova, and finally head outdoors with Flying-Fox-Golm.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lech using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ischgl to Lech takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Lech sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Lech

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 21 — 23:

Innsbruck

— 5 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Hochfugen Skigebiet (in Fugen), Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital) and Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, hit the slopes at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck tour planning tool.

You can drive from Lech to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 43°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:

Vienna

— 6 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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus, and contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Vienna.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna holiday planner.

You can fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February in Vienna, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 6:

Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
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.