11 days in Austria Itinerary

11 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner

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Fly to Munich, Train to Innsbruck
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Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vienna
— 6 nights
Fly

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Innsbruck

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Venture out of the city with trips to St. Anton (in St. Anton am Arlberg), Ischgl-Samnaun ski area (in Ischgl) and Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Bergisel Ski Jump, explore the galleries of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck sightseeing planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Innsbruck is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In March, Innsbruck is colder than Cairo - with highs of 14°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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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 2nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace, then get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, and finally go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Salzburg tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, walk around Prater, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna online travel planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.