8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

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8 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Vienna
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Salzburg
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Dublin

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Hundertwasserhaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, then see the interesting displays at Sisi Museum, then see the interesting displays at Leopold Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Karlskirche.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Vienna is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Vienna due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dublin, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Vienna, ranging from highs of 41°F to lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
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Leopold Museum ©
Leopold Museum
Rathausplatz ©
Rathausplatz

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Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo, admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob, then browse the exhibits of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally hit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck journey maker app .

You can fly from Vienna to Innsbruck in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

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Hallstatt

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 19th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick" and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at 5 Fingers, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally go for a walk through Old Town.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Hallstatt takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites

Side Trip

5 Fingers
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

1
night
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and finally make a trip to Stiegl-Brauwelt. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Mozartplatz, go deep underground at Salt Mine Hallein, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Salzburg are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Salt Mine Hallein
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Untersberg
Untersberg

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