8 days in Austrian Alps Itinerary

8 days in Austrian Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Innsbruck
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Obergurgl
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tannheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
St. Anton am Arlberg
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
5
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h
End: London

1
night
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): meet the residents at Alpenzoo and then fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Stubaier Gletscher and then steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip itinerary builder website.

London, UK to Innsbruck is an approximately 5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Innsbruck due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, expect Innsbruck to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Obergurgl.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Stubaier Gletscher
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Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump
Alpenzoo ©
Alpenzoo

1
night
Obergurgl

Obergurgl ©
Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. On the 4th (Sat), stroll through Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

Before you visit Obergurgl, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Obergurgl takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Obergurgl are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Tannheim.

Things to do in Obergurgl

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ©
Obergurgl-Hochgurgl

2
nights
Tannheim

Tannheim ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): hike along Sessellift Wannenjoch. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Lourdeskapelle, stroll through Rodelbahn Krinnenalpe, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tannheim tour planner.

Drive from Obergurgl to Tannheim in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Obergurgl in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -1°C in Tannheim. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to St. Anton am Arlberg.

Things to do in Tannheim

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Rodelbahn Krinnenalpe
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Sessellift Wannenjoch ©
Sessellift Wannenjoch
Lourdeskapelle ©
Lourdeskapelle
Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus ©
Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus

1
night
St. Anton am Arlberg

St. Anton am Arlberg ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alberg, ski along the peaceful trails at St. Anton, then get engrossed in the history at Ski museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anthony of Padua.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the St. Anton am Arlberg trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Tannheim to St. Anton am Arlberg in 2 hours. In January in St. Anton am Arlberg, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Salzburg.

Things to do in St. Anton am Arlberg

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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St. Anton ©
St. Anton
Alberg ©
Alberg

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Michaelskirche, and finally take an in-depth tour of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planning site.

You can take a train from St. Anton am Arlberg to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Untersberg
Untersberg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

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