18 days in Austria Itinerary

18 days in Austria Itinerary

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Hallstatt
— 1 night
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
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Zell am See
— 1 night
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Kaprun
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bregenz
— 1 night
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Innsbruck
— 1 night
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Kals am Grossglockner
— 1 night
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8
Portschach am Worther See
— 1 night
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Klagenfurt
— 1 night
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10
Graz
— 2 nights
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Eisenstadt
— 1 night
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Vienna
— 1 night
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Hallstatt — 1 night

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 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hallstatt tour itinerary builder website.

Mumbai, India to Hallstatt is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian). On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg, steep yourself in history at Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, then make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, and finally don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip planning app.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zell am See.
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Zell am See — 1 night

Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Zell am See road trip planning app.

Getting from Salzburg to Zell am See by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Zell am See, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kaprun.
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Kaprun — 2 nights

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get outside with Klammsee, head outdoors with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Margareta Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaprun trip planning tool.

Kaprun is very close to Zell am See. In August, daytime highs in Kaprun are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bregenz.
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Bregenz — 1 night

Bregenz is the capital of Vorarlberg, the westernmost federal state of Austria. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Adlerwarte Eagle Observatory, then get to know the fascinating history of Oberstadt Bregenz, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nepomuk Kapelle.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bregenz travel route planner.

Getting from Kaprun to Bregenz by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Bregenz can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 1 night

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spitalskirche.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck day trip planning website.

Drive from Bregenz to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kals am Grossglockner.
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Kals am Grossglockner — 1 night

On the 15th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesetta di San Nicolo a Matrei, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grossglockner, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kalser Glocknerstrasse.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kals am Grossglockner tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Kals am Grossglockner takes 3 hours. When traveling from Innsbruck in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kals am Grossglockner: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Portschach am Worther See.
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Portschach am Worther See — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Pfarrkirche Heiliger Johannes der Taufer, appreciate the extensive heritage of Burg und Museumsverein Leonstein, and then take some stellar pictures from Hohe Gloriette.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Portschach am Worther See online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kals am Grossglockner to Portschach am Worther See takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Kals am Grossglockner, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portschach am Worther See, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Klagenfurt.
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Klagenfurt — 1 night

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
On the 17th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Klagenfurt Kinomuseum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Stift Viktring, then examine the collection at Eboardmuseum, and finally see the interesting displays at Carinthian Museum of Modern Art / MMKK.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Klagenfurt trip website.

Klagenfurt is just a short distance from Portschach am Worther See. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Graz.
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Graz — 2 nights

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
On the 18th (Thu), make a trip to Herrengasse, see the interesting displays at Archaeology Museum, and then stroll around Schloss Eggenberg. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Franciscans (Franziskanerkirche), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Herz Jesu Kirche, and then see the interesting displays at FRida & freD - Das Grazer Kindermuseum.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Graz journey planner.

You can drive from Klagenfurt to Graz in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Graz, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Eisenstadt.
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Eisenstadt — 1 night

Eisenstadt is a city in Austria, the state capital of Burgenland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Haydn-Haus Eisenstadt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bergkirche, and then see the interesting displays at Osterreichisches Judisches Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Eisenstadt day trip website.

You can drive from Graz to Eisenstadt in 2 hours. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Graz in August since evenings lows in Eisenstadt dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna — 1 night

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.
On the 21st (Sun), examine the collection at Hofburg, get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kaisergruft, then steep yourself in history at Karlskirche, and then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna road trip tool.

You can drive from Eisenstadt to Vienna in an hour. Traveling from Eisenstadt in August, expect little chillier with lows of 18°C in Vienna. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Austria travel guide

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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.
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