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 Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt for their historical value. Explore Spitz's surroundings by going to Osterreichisches Freimaurermuseum Im Schloss Rosenau (in Schloss Rosenau), Ysperklamm (in Yspertal) and Naturpark Blockheide (in Gmuend). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Hinterhaus Castle, 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 32°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Mauthausen.

Things to do in Spitz

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Weissenkirchen, Stift Altenburg, Ötscherbach, Osterreichisches Freimaurermuseum Im Schloss Rosenau, Keramikmusuem Scheibbs
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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, explore the ancient world of Burgruine Losenstein, and then examine the collection at Schmollgruber Eisenuhrenmuseum.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mauthausen road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Spitz to Mauthausen takes 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

Ars Electronica Center, Burgruine Losenstein, Burgruine Windhaag, Schmollgruber Eisenuhrenmuseum, Greinburg Castle
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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 Seewaldsee. Popular historic sites such as Residenzgalerie Salzburg and Schloss Hellbrunn are in your itinerary. Take a break from Salzburg with a short trip to Langbathseen in Ebensee am Traunsee, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Atelier Thomas Selinger, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg visit planner.

Traveling by car from Mauthausen to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Salzburg sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. 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

Seewaldsee, Langbathseen
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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 Kalser Glocknerstrasse. Take a break from Zell am See with a short trip to Erlebniswelt Tauerngold in Rauris, about 44 minutes away. On the 12th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Schmittenhohe. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.Margareta Church.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zell am See tour itinerary maker app.

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, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Vitalpinum, Pfarre Maria Luggau, Walfahrtskirche Maria Schnee, Kalser Glocknerstrasse, St.Margareta Church
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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 Greifvogelpark. 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 (Hinterriss-Eng & Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden) and Greifvogelpark (in Umhausen). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, and contemplate the long history of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck.

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 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Nauders.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Hinterriss, Greifvogelpark, Leutascher Geisterklamm, Swarovski Kristallwelten, 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 Schwarzer See. Change things up with these side-trips from Nauders: Ischgl-Samnaun ski area (in Ischgl) and Naturpark Kaunergrat (in Fliess).

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nauders trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Nauders in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Innsbruck, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Nauders, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Nauders

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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 Stift Sankt Georgen am Langsee are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dobratsch Nature Park and Museum Liaunig. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klagenfurt: Burgruine Finkenstein (in Finkenstein am Faaker See), Stadtturmgalerie (in Gmund) and Prebersee (in Tamsweg). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Holzmuseum, admire the masterpieces at Werner Berg Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Fitness- und Gesundheitsparcours Warmbad-Villach, and take an in-depth tour of Robert Musil Literatur Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Klagenfurt trip app.

You can drive from Nauders to Klagenfurt in 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nauders in July: high temperatures in Klagenfurt hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Villach, Burgruine Finkenstein, Museum Liaunig, Landskron Castle, Auer von Welsbach Museum
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Stadtturmgalerie ©
Stadtturmgalerie
Landskron Castle ©
Landskron Castle
Werner Berg Museum ©
Werner Berg Museum

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 Planetarium Judenburg (in Judenburg), Stift Rein (in Rein) and Schlossberg - Burg Landskron (in Bruck an der Mur). 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 contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pfarramt Thal-St. Jakob.

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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 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°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, Pfarramt Thal-St. Jakob, Peter Roseggers Geburtshaus, 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 Burgruine Landsee 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) and Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke (in Apetlon). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Burggarten, explore the world behind art at Leopold Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Time Travel Vienna, and get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip site.

Getting from Graz to Vienna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can 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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