8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vienna
— 2 nights
2
Hallstatt
— 1 night
3
Salzburg
— 2 nights
4
Innsbruck
— 2 nights

2
nights
Vienna

Vienna ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wachau Valley and Augustinerkirche. Your inner history buff will appreciate Melk Abbey and Ringstrasse. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche, stroll the grounds of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), and admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Vienna is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. September in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Melk Abbey, Wachau Valley
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Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley
Augustinerkirche
Augustinerkirche
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

1
night
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, go for a walk through Old Town, and then take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hallstatt trip planning site.

Getting from Vienna to Hallstatt by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 9th (Wed), Head underground at Eisriesenwelt, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Stiegl-Brauwelt, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally steep yourself in history at Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus).

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip maker tool.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Eisriesenwelt
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Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus) ©
Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus)
Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, thenappreciate the history behind Hofkirche, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm). Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, explore the activities along Kaltwassersee, thenidentify plant and animal life at Leutascher Geisterklamm, and finally hit the slopes at Rosshutte.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Innsbruck online trip planner.

Drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Seefeld in Tirol, Leutascher Geisterklamm
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Kaltwassersee ©
Kaltwassersee
Maria-Theresien-Strasse ©
Maria-Theresien-Strasse
Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche

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