9 days in Austria Itinerary

9 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Vienna
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Train to Munich, Fly to Seattle

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Vienna

— 2 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Melk Abbey and Wachau Valley. There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, admire the landmark architecture of State Hall of the Austrian National Library, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vienna travel itinerary planner.

Seattle, USA to Vienna is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. September in Vienna sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

Innsbruck

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Step off the beaten path and head to Leutascher Geisterklamm and Hofkirche. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck attractions site.

You can fly from Vienna to Innsbruck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

Salzburg

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Eisriesenwelt, then stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg trip app.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.