15 days in Austria Itinerary

15 days in Austria Itinerary

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Salzburg
— 4 nights
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Innsbruck
— 2 nights
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Vienna
— 8 nights
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Salzburg — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kids will enjoy Mirabell Palace and Fortress Hohensalzburg. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Obertauern Ski Resort (in Obertauern) and Hallstatter See (in Hallstatt). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and shop like a local with Getreidegasse.

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Chennai, India to Salzburg is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in April; daily highs in Salzburg reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Innsbruck — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Bergisel Ski Jump, fly down the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, and then stroll through Rosshutte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo, then explore the galleries of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Vienna.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports
Side Trips

Vienna — 8 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Schonbrunn Palace and Hofburg. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Hundertwasserhaus, walk around Prater, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

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Getting from Innsbruck to Vienna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Vienna are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Austria travel guide

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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.