10 days in Zell am See, Salzburg & Innsbruck Itinerary

10 days in Zell am See, Salzburg & Innsbruck Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Muscat
Fly + Drive:  15 h 15 min
1
Zell am See
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Salzburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Muscat

2
nights
Zell am See

Zell am See ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell and then hit the slopes at Waidring - Steinplatte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Grossglockner High Alpine Road and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of St Vincent.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zell am See online driving holiday planner.

Muscat, Oman to Zell am See is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Muscat in August, with highs in Zell am See at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Heiligenblut, Waidring - Steinplatte
Highlights from your plan
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Lake Zell ©
Lake Zell
Waidring - Steinplatte
Waidring - Steinplatte

4
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg route tool.

Getting from Zell am See to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 4th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, thencontemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, thenhit the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, thencontemplate the waterfront views at River Inn, and finally meet the residents at Alpenzoo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip maker website.

Drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stadtpfarrkirche, Swarovski Kristallwelten
Highlights from your plan
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck

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