29 days in Austria Itinerary

29 days in Austria Itinerary

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Salzburg
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Obertauern
— 2 nights
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Kaprun
— 2 nights
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Obergurgl
— 2 nights
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Ischgl
— 1 night
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Lech
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck
— 5 nights
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Vienna
— 6 nights
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Salzburg — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with a short trip to Tostmann Trachten in Seewalchen am Attersee (about 44 minutes away). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, and browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg road trip planning app.

New York City, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Salzburg due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Salzburg, ranging from highs of 41°F to lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 4 nights

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hallstatt: Traunsee (in Gmunden), Ski Resort Loser (in Altaussee) and Ski Planneralm (in Donnersbach). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Dachstein West, make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", explore the activities along Hallstatter See, and examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hallstatt day trip tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Obertauern.
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Obertauern — 2 nights

Obertauern is a tourist destination which is located in the Radstädter Tauern in the Salzburger Land of Austria. On the 15th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Grosseck-Speiereck Ski Area, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Skigebiet obertauern, and then hit the slopes at Obertauern Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Buchau-Hutte, look for all kinds of wild species at Wagrain Grafenberg, then fly down the slopes at Skiparadies Zauchensee-Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche U. L. Frau Geburt in Altenmarkt im Pongau.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Obertauern trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Obertauern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kaprun.
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Kaprun — 2 nights

Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm, hit the slopes at Ski Deisenberger, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kitzsteinhorn. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Snow Space Salzburg - St. Johann and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kaprun trip planner.

Getting from Obertauern to Kaprun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In February in Kaprun, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Obergurgl.
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Obergurgl — 2 nights

Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. On the 19th (Fri), hit the slopes at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at The Spa at Crystal, ski along the peaceful trails at Hochgurgl, then see the interesting displays at obergurgl, and finally trek along Zirbenwald.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Obergurgl trip planner.

You can drive from Kaprun to Obergurgl in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In February in Obergurgl, expect temperatures between 35°F during the day and 22°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ischgl.
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Ischgl — 1 night

Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 21st (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at See Ski Resort, stroll around Erlebnispark Vider Truja, then stroll through Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, and finally steep yourself in history at Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ischgl trip maker.

Traveling by car from Obergurgl to Ischgl takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Obergurgl in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Ischgl: highs are around 41°F and lows about 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Lech.
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Lech — 2 nights

On the 22nd (Mon), fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Warth Schrocken, fly down the slopes at St. Anton, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Die Kirche von St. Jakob. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Lech-Oberlech Tobbagon Run, then stroll through Ski Arlberg, then hit the slopes at Silvretta Montafon Nova, and finally head outdoors with Flying-Fox-Golm.

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Traveling by car from Ischgl to Lech takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Lech sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 5 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Hochfugen Skigebiet (in Fugen), Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen) and Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Klettersteig Innsbruck, stroll through SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, and contemplate the waterfront views at Achensee.

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Getting from Lech to Innsbruck by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In February in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna — 6 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, and don't miss a visit to Historic Center of Vienna.

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You can fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

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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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