38 days in Austria Itinerary

38 days in Austria Itinerary

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38 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Vienna
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Mondsee
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Fuschl am See
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
5
St Gilgen
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
St. Wolfgang
— Few hours
bus:  30​min
7
Bad Ischl
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Altaussee
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Hallstatt
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Ramsau am Dachstein
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Aschau im Zillertal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Lech
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
14
Innsbruck
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: London

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Schmetterlinghaus, Karlskirche, Danube Tower, and other attractions you added. You'll explore and learn at Belvedere Palace and Leopold Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Melk Abbey and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). Venture out of the city with trips to Johannesbachklamm (in Wurflach), Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein) and Wachau Valley (in Joching). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits.

To find photos and more tourist information, use the Vienna online day trip planner .

London, UK to Vienna is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Vienna are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mondsee.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Melk Abbey, Erlaufschlucht, Johannesbachklamm, Ysperklamm, Burgruine Duernstein
Find places to stay May 1 — 6:
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

3
nights
Mondsee

Mondsee ©
Mondsee is a town in the Vöcklabruck district in the Austrian state of Upper Austria located on the shore of the lake Mondsee. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): examine the collection at Museum Mondseeland Und Osterreichisches Pfahlbaumuseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilika St. Michael, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Abtsdorf, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Georgen im Attergau, then take an in-depth tour of Freilichtmuseum Stehrerhof, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Puchheimer Au. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Irrsee, then kick back and relax at Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee, and then steep yourself in history at Schloss Kammer.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mondsee online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Vienna to Mondsee takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Mondsee

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schloss Kammer, Puchheimer Au, Freilichtmuseum Stehrerhof, Irrsee, Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee
Find places to stay May 6 — 9:
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Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee ©
Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee
Basilika St. Michael ©
Basilika St. Michael
Freilichtmuseum Stehrerhof ©
Freilichtmuseum Stehrerhof

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fortress Hohensalzburg and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). Get a sense of the local culture at Schloss Hellbrunn and Red Bull Hangar-7. Venture out of the city with trips to Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm (in Maria Alm) and Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm (in Weissbach bei Lofer). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), deepen your understanding at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), contemplate the long history of Franziskanerkirche, and see the interesting displays at Salzburger Freilichtmuseum.

Plan my day in Salzburg using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Salzburg is just a short distance from Mondsee. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for Fuschl am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Casinos

Side Trips

Anif Palace, Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm, Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm, FAHRTRAUM, Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Red Bull Hangar-7 ©
Red Bull Hangar-7

few
hours
Fuschl am See

Fuschl am See ©
Fuschl am See is an Austrian municipality in the district of Salzburg-Umgebung, in the state of Salzburg. On the 12th (Tue), head outdoors with Langlaufloipen Faistenau, then contemplate the waterfront views at Naturstrandbad Fuschlsee, and then head outdoors with Fuschlsee Rundweg.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Fuschl am See trip itinerary tool .

Fuschl am See is just a stone's throw from Salzburg. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to St Gilgen.

Things to do in Fuschl am See

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Naturstrandbad Fuschlsee, Langlaufloipen Faistenau
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
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Naturstrandbad Fuschlsee ©
Naturstrandbad Fuschlsee
Fuschlsee Rundweg ©
Fuschlsee Rundweg

2
nights
St Gilgen

St Gilgen ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): make a trip to St Gilgen Mozartplatz, see the interesting displays at Puppenstubenmuseum Hintersee, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St. Gilgen, then see the interesting displays at Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker, then get engrossed in the history at Heimatkundliches Museum St. Gilgen, and finally explore the activities along Lake Wolfgang. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Geschenke & Souvenir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Europakloster Gut Aich, make a trip to Falkensteinkirche, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St. Johannes der Taufer und St. Johannes der Evangelist, then walk around Jahreszeiten-Weg, and finally examine the collection at Museum Burg Golling.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read St Gilgen travel planner.

St Gilgen is very close to Fuschl am See. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to St. Wolfgang.

Things to do in St Gilgen

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Golling an der Salzach, Puppenstubenmuseum Hintersee
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:
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Europakloster Gut Aich ©
Europakloster Gut Aich
Puppenstubenmuseum Hintersee ©
Puppenstubenmuseum Hintersee
Falkensteinkirche ©
Falkensteinkirche

few
hours
St. Wolfgang

St. Wolfgang
To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Wolfgang day trip planner .

St. Wolfgang is very close to St Gilgen. On the 14th (Thu), you're off toBad Ischl.

Things to do in St. Wolfgang

Parks Outdoors Nature
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2
nights
Bad Ischl

Bad Ischl ©
Bad Ischl is a spa town in Austria. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleiner Sonnstein, examine the collection at Oldtimer- und Erlebnismuseum Rund ums Rad, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Treppelweg entlang der Traun, then see the interesting displays at Klo & So - Museum fur historische Sanitarobjekte, and finally hike along Kaltenbachwildnis.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bad Ischl tour planner .

Bad Ischl is just a stone's throw from St. Wolfgang. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Altaussee.

Things to do in Bad Ischl

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Gmunden, Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau, Oldtimer- und Erlebnismuseum Rund ums Rad, Kleiner Sonnstein
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
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Kaltenbachwildnis ©
Kaltenbachwildnis
Kleiner Sonnstein ©
Kleiner Sonnstein
Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau ©

2
nights
Altaussee

Altaussee ©
Altaussee is a municipality and spa town in the district of Liezen in Styria, Austria. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stroll through Ski Resort Loser. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Loser-Panoramastraße, then head outdoors with Alpengarten Bad Aussee, then see the interesting displays at Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Altausseer See.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Altaussee tour itinerary builder tool .

Altaussee is very close to Bad Ischl. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Altaussee

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bad Aussee, Hinterstoder
Find places to stay May 16 — 18:
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Alpengarten Bad Aussee ©
Alpengarten Bad Aussee
Alpineum ©
Alpineum
Schiederweiher ©
Schiederweiher

5
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Old Town and Hallstatt Lutheran Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Karkogel (in Abtenau), Russbacher Schilift GesmbH & Co (in Russbach am Pass Gschutt) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Werfenweng). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt, hit the slopes at Dachstein West, see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, and explore the activities along Hallstatter See.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hallstatt online holiday planner .

Getting from Altaussee to Hallstatt by car takes about an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ramsau am Dachstein.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Obertraun, Russbacher Schilift GesmbH & Co, Dachstein Giant Ice Caves, Karkogel, Parasailing & Paragliding
Find places to stay May 18 — 23:
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Dachstein West ©
Dachstein West
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Ramsau am Dachstein

Ramsau am Dachstein ©
Popular historic sites such as Castle Sommeregg and Evangelische Kirche A.B. zu Ramsau am Dachstein are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Stadtturmgalerie and Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum. Get out of town with these interesting Ramsau am Dachstein side-trips: Prebersee (in Tamsweg) and Ursprungalm (in Pichl).

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ramsau am Dachstein trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Ramsau am Dachstein takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser.

Things to do in Ramsau am Dachstein

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Stadtturmgalerie, Ursprungalm, Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum, Prebersee, Castle Sommeregg
Find places to stay May 23 — 26:
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Ursprungalm ©
Ursprungalm
Stadtturmgalerie ©
Stadtturmgalerie
Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum ©
Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum

3
nights
Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Felberturm Museum and Museum Bramberg. Get outdoors at Kundler Klamm and Pro-Skischule. Get out of town with these interesting Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser side-trips: Felsenkapelle (in Matrei in Osttirol), Aggstein (in St Johann in Tirol) and Skischule Sturm Almenwelt Lofer (in Lofer).

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ramsau am Dachstein to Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser takes 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Aschau im Zillertal.

Things to do in Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kundler Klamm, Aggstein, Felsenkapelle, Pro-Skischule, Skischule Sturm Almenwelt Lofer
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
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Kundler Klamm ©
Kundler Klamm
Felberturm Museum ©
Felberturm Museum
Filzalmsee ©
Filzalmsee

3
nights
Aschau im Zillertal

Aschau im Zillertal ©
Popular historic sites such as Walfahrtskirche Maria Schnee and Schloss Matzen are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Tyrolean Farmsteads and Augustiner Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Aschau im Zillertal side-trips: Matrei in Osttirol (Gletscherweg Innergschloss & Chiesetta di San Nicolo a Matrei) and Tiefenbachklamm (in Brandenberg).

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Aschau im Zillertal trip planner.

Getting from Scheffau am Wilden Kaiser to Aschau im Zillertal by car takes about an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Aschau im Zillertal can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Lech.

Things to do in Aschau im Zillertal

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Rattenberg, Matrei in Osttirol, Hochfugen Skigebiet, Walfahrtskirche Maria Schnee, Stadtpfarrkirche
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:
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Ski-Optimal Hochzillertal ©
Ski-Optimal Hochzillertal
Augustinermuseum Rattenberg ©
Augustinermuseum Rattenberg
Museum of Tyrolean Farmsteads ©
Museum of Tyrolean Farmsteads

2
nights
Lech

Lech ©
On the 2nd (Tue), examine the collection at Bregenzerwaldbahn Museumsbahn, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Skirunde Der Weisse Ring, and then get outside with Geoweg Ruefikopf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): fly down the slopes at Lech-Oberlech Tobbagon Run, explore the activities along Koerbersee, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche Sankt Nikolaus.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lech trip planner .

Traveling by car from Aschau im Zillertal to Lech takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Lech

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Bregenzerwaldbahn Museumsbahn, Koerbersee, Kirche Sankt Nikolaus
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:
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Kirche Sankt Nikolaus ©
Kirche Sankt Nikolaus
Bregenzerwaldbahn Museumsbahn ©
Bregenzerwaldbahn Museumsbahn

4
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Altstadt von Innsbruck and Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle). Popular historic sites such as Dom zu St. Jakob and Basilica Wilten are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Friedensglocke (in Mosern) and Stift Stams (in Stams). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spitalskirche, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuit Church.

Before you visit Innsbruck, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Lech to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kaltwassersee, Friedensglocke
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum ©
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum

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