22 days in Austria Itinerary

22 days in Austria Itinerary

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22 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Newcastle
train + Fly:  30​h
1
Salzburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Alpbach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Fiss
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Neustift im Stubaital
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Vienna
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  28​h
End: Newcastle

3
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Go for a jaunt from Salzburg to Hallstatt to see Hallstatter See about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and examine the collection at Salzburg Museum.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg travel route website .

Newcastle, Australia to Salzburg is an approximately 30-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Newcastle to Salzburg is minus 9 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Newcastle in May: highs in Salzburg hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Alpbach.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Hallstatter See
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

3
nights
Alpbach

Alpbach ©
Alpbach is a town in western Austria in the state of Tyrol.HistoryThe earliest written record of the name Alpbach comes from 1150, although human settlement is known to have begun there before and around the year 1000, and a bronze axe found at Steinberger Joch in 1860 suggests that the route was already in use in the Hallstatt period.Christianity was first brought to the region in the 7th and 8th centuries by Irish and Scottish monks, and the patron saint of the parish church is in fact St. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alpbach: St. Sixtus and Oswald Church (in Niederau), Spruce Tree Castle (in Zell im Zillertal) and Kitzbuhel (Liebfrauenkirche & Pfarrkirche "Zum Heiligen Andreas"). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hinterriss-Eng, hit the slopes at Kitzsteinhorn, get your game on at Alpbachtaler Lauser-Sauser, and make a trip to FeuerWerk.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Alpbach day trip planning tool .

Drive from Salzburg to Alpbach in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Alpbach are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Fiss.

Things to do in Alpbach

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kitzbuhel, St. Sixtus and Oswald Church, Spruce Tree Castle, Kitzsteinhorn, FeuerWerk
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Hinterriss-Eng ©
Hinterriss-Eng
Ski-Optimal Hochzillertal ©
Ski-Optimal Hochzillertal
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn

3
nights
Fiss

Fiss ©
Fiss is a municipality in the Landeck district in the Austrian state of Tyrol located 10.50 km south of Landeck on the upper course of the Inn River. Get out of town with these interesting Fiss side-trips: St. Anton am Arlberg (Senn's Wonder Walking Trail & St. Anton), Pfarrkirche Hl. Antonius in Niederthai (in Umhausen) and Blindsee (in Biberwier). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Forscherpfad Wanderweg, head outdoors with Lechweg, and walk around Wolfsee.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fiss trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Alpbach to Fiss takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Neustift im Stubaital.

Things to do in Fiss

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

St. Anton am Arlberg, Blindsee, Forscherpfad Wanderweg, Pfarrkirche Hl. Antonius in Niederthai, Lechweg
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St. Anton ©
St. Anton
Lechweg ©
Lechweg
Wolfsee ©
Wolfsee

3
nights
Neustift im Stubaital

Neustift im Stubaital ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Neustift im Stubaital: Hintertuxer Glecier (in Hintertux) and Innsbruck (Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle) & Dom zu St. Jakob).

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Neustift im Stubaital trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fiss to Neustift im Stubaital takes 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Fiss in May; daily highs in Neustift im Stubaital reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Neustift im Stubaital

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Pfarrkirche Fulpmes, Hintertuxer Glecier
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Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

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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: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, laugh and play at Prater, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna attractions planner.

Getting from Neustift im Stubaital to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Neustift im Stubaital in May; daily highs in Vienna reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

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

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