35 days in Austria Itinerary

35 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Spitz
— 3 nights
2
Mauthausen
— 2 nights
3
Salzburg
— 4 nights
4
Zell am See
— 3 nights
5
Innsbruck
— 4 nights
6
Nauders
— 3 nights
7
Klagenfurt
— 4 nights
8
Graz
— 4 nights
9
Vienna
— 5 nights

3
nights
Spitz

Spitz ©
Spitz an der Donau is a market town in the district of Krems-Land in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, further down from Willendorf on the left bank of the Danube.HistoryOccupied since Celtic times, it was first mentioned in 830. Get some cultural insight at Benediktinerstift Göttweig and Wehrkirche St. Michael. Visit Stift Altenburg and Hinterhaus Castle for their historical value. Explore Spitz's surroundings by going to Naturpark Blockheide (in Gmuend), Ysperklamm (in Yspertal) and Osterreichisches Freimaurermuseum Im Schloss Rosenau (in Schloss Rosenau). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Melk Abbey, take in breathtaking views at Ötscherbach, and admire the masterpieces at Keramikmusuem Scheibbs.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Spitz trip itinerary planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Spitz is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Spitz. Traveling from Adelaide in July, expect Spitz to be warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Mauthausen.

Things to do in Spitz

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Weissenkirchen, Stift Altenburg, Naturpark Blockheide, Keramikmusuem Scheibbs, Melk Abbey
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Benediktinerstift Göttweig ©
Benediktinerstift Göttweig
Stift Altenburg ©
Stift Altenburg

2
nights
Mauthausen

Mauthausen ©
Mauthausen is a small market town in the Austrian state of Upper Austria. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): examine the collection at Ars Electronica Center, get engrossed in the history at KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen, and then contemplate the long history of Burgruine Windhaag. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Greinburg Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles Church, thendelve into the distant past at Burgruine Losenstein, and finally see the interesting displays at Schmollgruber Eisenuhrenmuseum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mauthausen day trip website.

You can drive from Spitz to Mauthausen in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Mauthausen

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Grein, Schmollgruber Eisenuhrenmuseum, Burgruine Losenstein, Burgruine Windhaag, Ars Electronica Center
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Ars Electronica Center ©
Ars Electronica Center
KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen ©
KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
Burgruine Windhaag ©
Burgruine Windhaag

4
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Franziskanerkirche and Residenzgalerie Salzburg. Popular historic sites such as Petersfriedhof and Mozarts Geburtshaus are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Langbathseen (in Ebensee am Traunsee) and Seewaldsee (in Sankt Koloman). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Atelier Thomas Selinger, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), see the interesting displays at Haus der Natur, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Mauthausen to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Langbathseen, Seewaldsee
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Residenzgalerie Salzburg ©
Residenzgalerie Salzburg
Franziskanerkirche ©
Franziskanerkirche
Langbathseen ©
Langbathseen

3
nights
Zell am See

Zell am See ©
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Pfarre Maria Luggau and Walfahrtskirche Maria Schnee will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vitalpinum and St.Margareta Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zell am See: Kalser Glocknerstrasse (in Kals am Grossglockner) and Erlebniswelt Tauerngold (in Rauris). On the 12th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Schmittenhohe.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zell am See sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Zell am See takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Zell am See are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Pfarre Maria Luggau, Kalser Glocknerstrasse, Vitalpinum, St.Margareta Church, Walfahrtskirche Maria Schnee
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Schmittenhohe ©
Schmittenhohe
Pfarre Maria Luggau ©
Pfarre Maria Luggau
Vitalpinum ©
Vitalpinum

4
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Leutascher Geisterklamm and Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Altstadt von Innsbruck and The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl). Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Hinterriss-Eng (in Hinterriss) and Greifvogelpark (in Umhausen). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Greifvogelpark, admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck trip planner.

You can drive from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nauders.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hinterriss, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Swarovski Kristallwelten, Greifvogelpark, Greifvogelpark
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Hinterriss-Eng ©
Hinterriss-Eng
Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden ©
Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck

3
nights
Nauders

Nauders ©
Finstermünz and Burg Berneck will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Rosengartenschlucht and Wandergebiet Nauders. Change things up with these side-trips from Nauders: Naturpark Kaunergrat (in Fliess) and Ischgl-Samnaun ski area (in Ischgl).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nauders driving holiday site.

Getting from Innsbruck to Nauders by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Innsbruck in July, expect nights in Nauders to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Nauders

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Rosengartenschlucht, Naturpark Kaunergrat, Finstermünz, Burg Berneck, Ischgl-Samnaun ski area
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Rosengartenschlucht ©
Rosengartenschlucht
Burg Berneck ©
Burg Berneck
Schwarzer See ©
Schwarzer See

4
nights
Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt ©
Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Popular historic sites such as Landskron Castle and Burgruine Finkenstein are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dobratsch Nature Park and Auer von Welsbach Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klagenfurt: Prebersee (in Tamsweg), Fitness- und Gesundheitsparcours Warmbad-Villach (in Villach) and Stadtturmgalerie (in Gmund). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Holzmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Robert Musil Literatur Museum, admire the masterpieces at Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Stift Sankt Georgen am Langsee.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Klagenfurt road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Nauders to Klagenfurt in 5.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Nauders in July; daily highs in Klagenfurt reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Graz.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Villach, Prebersee, Auer von Welsbach Museum, Werner Berg Museum, Landskron Castle
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Stadtturmgalerie ©
Stadtturmgalerie
Werner Berg Museum ©
Werner Berg Museum
Landskron Castle ©
Landskron Castle

4
nights
Graz

Graz ©
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Let the collections at Peter Roseggers Geburtshaus and Sudbahn Museum capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Puchmuseum and Brahmsmuseum. Explore Graz's surroundings by going to Stift Rein (in Rein), Schlossberg - Burg Landskron (in Bruck an der Mur) and Planetarium Judenburg (in Judenburg). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Burg Gussing, see the interesting displays at Freilichtmuseum Gerersdorf, contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Graz, and take in nature's colorful creations at Castle Herberstein.

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You can drive from Klagenfurt to Graz in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daytime highs in Graz are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Graz

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Murzzuschlag, Judenburg, Peter Roseggers Geburtshaus, Freilichtmuseum Gerersdorf, Stift Rein
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Schloss Eggenberg ©
Schloss Eggenberg
Peter Roseggers Geburtshaus ©
Peter Roseggers Geburtshaus
Puchmuseum ©
Puchmuseum

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.
Schottenkirche and Ringstrasse will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien and Heeresgeschichtliches Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Burgruine Kirchschlag (in Kirchschlag in der Buckligen Welt), Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke (in Apetlon) and Burgruine Landsee (in Landsee). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Burggarten, make a trip to Freyung, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and explore the world behind art at Leopold Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vienna holiday planning website.

Getting from Graz to Vienna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Burgruine Kirchschlag, Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke, Burgruine Landsee
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Leopold Museum ©
Leopold Museum
Burggarten ©
Burggarten
Schottenkirche ©
Schottenkirche

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