6 days in Austria Itinerary

6 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Salzburg
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) and Leutascher Geisterklamm. Get outdoors at Bergisel Ski Jump and Hinterriss-Eng. Take a break from Innsbruck with a short trip to Wasserfall-Erlebnisweg Ehrwald in Ehrwald, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck and explore the activities along Kaltwassersee.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck route maker tool.

Helsinki, Finland to Innsbruck is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Innsbruck. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Helsinki in October: high temperatures in Innsbruck hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Hinterriss-Eng, Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), Leutascher Geisterklamm, Wasserfall-Erlebnisweg Ehrwald, Kaltwassersee
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Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) ©
Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle)
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
Hinterriss-Eng ©
Hinterriss-Eng

1
night
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Salzburg day trip planning site.

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Untersberg
Untersberg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Stephansplatz, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Ringstrasse, then admire the striking features of Hundertwasserhaus, and then examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

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

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