20 days in Austria Itinerary

20 days in Austria Itinerary

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20 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Vienna
1
Vienna
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hallstatt
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Lienz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Soll
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Vienna

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Albertina, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and get in on the family fun at Prater.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna holiday planning website .

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major airport is Vienna International Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

5
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, parks, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. October in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

3
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Hallstatt is known for historic sites, nature, museums, beaches, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, go deep underground at Salzwelten, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lienz.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Obertraun, Kurpark
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

2
nights
Lienz

Lienz ©
Lienz is a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 2nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Osttirodler - Alpine Coaster, explore the striking landscape of Nationalpark Hohe Tauern, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Streichelzoo Moosalm.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lienz trip itinerary app .

Drive from Hallstatt to Lienz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Lienz, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Soll.

Things to do in Lienz

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
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Osttirodler - Alpine Coaster ©
Osttirodler - Alpine Coaster

2
nights
Soll

Soll ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Soll, then see the interesting displays at Hexenwasser, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ahornsee, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Sixtus and Oswald Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, then stroll around Legendenpark, and then fly down the slopes at Bergbahn Kitzbuhel.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Soll journey website .

You can drive from Lienz to Soll in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Soll can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Soll

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kitzbuhel, St. Sixtus and Oswald Church
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SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental ©
SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental
Pfarramt Soll ©
Pfarramt Soll
Soll ©
Soll

2
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Take a break from Innsbruck with a short trip to Achensee in Maurach, about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), examine the collection at Swarovski Crystal Worlds, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck vacation maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Soll to Innsbruck in an hour. Another option is to drive. In November in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swarovski Crystal Worlds, Achensee
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Swarovski Crystal Worlds ©
Swarovski Crystal Worlds
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

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