18 days in Austria, Munich & Garmisch-Partenkirchen Itinerary

18 days in Austria, Munich & Garmisch-Partenkirchen Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Kaprun, Austria
— 4 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany — 1 night

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Munich holiday planner.

Muscat, Oman to Munich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Muscat to Munich. In May, Munich is much colder than Muscat - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You've now added Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick" to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Fortress Hohensalzburg and Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church). Escape the urban bustle at Badestrand Hallstatt and Fuschlsee Rundweg. Step out of Salzburg with an excursion to Parish of the Assumption in Hallstatt--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, contemplate the long history of Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, cool off at Alpenseebad Mondsee, and admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

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You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kaprun.
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Kaprun, Austria — 4 nights

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Klammsee and Tauern Spa. Take a break from the city and head to Gletscherweg Innergschloss and Kitzsteinhorn.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kaprun day trip site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Kaprun takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Muttereralmpark, Hinterriss-Eng, Ottoburg, and other attractions you added. Kids will enjoy Tirol Panorama and Tyrolean Folk Art Museum. Get outdoors at Leutascher Geisterklamm and Rosengartenschlucht. There's still lots to do: get curious at AUDIOVERSUM - ScienceCenter, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Wilten, browse the different shops at RathausGalerien, and steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

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You can drive from Kaprun to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany — 3 nights

Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Wank Mountain and Laber. Discover out-of-the-way places like Garmisch-Classic and Alpspitz. Change things up with these side-trips from Garmisch-Partenkirchen: Hohenschwangau (Schloss Hohenschwangau & Alpseebad) and Schwangau (Mount Tegelberg & Poellat Gorge). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Ludwigstrasse, look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm, stroll through Hollentalklamm, and head outdoors with Riessersee.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 3 nights

Bring the kids along to Heiliggeistkirche and Old Town Hall. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Schloss Schleissheim and Theresienwiese. Step out of Munich with an excursion to Ammersee in Herrsching am Ammersee--about 48 minutes away. Explore Munich further: see the interesting displays at Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim, contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, make a trip to Marienplatz, and admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek.

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Drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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.
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