35 days in Austria Itinerary

35 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Vienna International Airport, Drive to Spitz
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Spitz
— 3 nights
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Mauthausen
— 2 nights
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Salzburg
— 4 nights
Drive
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Zell am See
— 3 nights
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nauders
— 3 nights
Drive
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Klagenfurt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Graz
— 4 nights
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Vienna
— 5 nights
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Spitz

— 3 nights
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 Stift Altenburg. Visit Hinterhaus Castle and Melk Abbey for their historical value. Explore Spitz's surroundings by going to Ysperklamm (in Yspertal), Naturpark Blockheide (in Gmuend) and Osterreichisches Freimaurermuseum Im Schloss Rosenau (in Schloss Rosenau). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wehrkirche St. Michael, pause for some serene contemplation at Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt, 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 · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:

Mauthausen

— 2 nights
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

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Salzburg

— 4 nights

Rome of the North

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 Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Seewaldsee (in Sankt Koloman) and Langbathseen (in Ebensee am Traunsee). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Selinger, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg.

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 30°C, and evening lows to 17°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 · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:

Zell am See

— 3 nights
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 Schmittenhohe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zell am See: Kalser Glocknerstrasse (in Kals am Grossglockner) and Erlebniswelt Tauerngold (in Rauris). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St.Margareta Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Zell am See travel route planner.

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 in Zell am See, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:

Innsbruck

— 4 nights
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: Greifvogelpark (in Umhausen) and Hinterriss (Hinterriss-Eng & Naturschutzgebiet Grosser Ahornboden). 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 · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:

Nauders

— 3 nights
Finstermünz and Burg Berneck will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Rosengartenschlucht and Naturpark Kaunergrat. Go for a jaunt from Nauders to Ischgl to see Ischgl-Samnaun ski area about 1h 10 min away.

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Drive from Innsbruck to Nauders in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Innsbruck in July, plan for slightly colder days in Nauders, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Nauders

Parks · Wildlife · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:

Klagenfurt

— 4 nights

City of Culture in the South

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 Stift Sankt Georgen am Langsee. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klagenfurt: Fitness- und Gesundheitsparcours Warmbad-Villach (in Villach), Stadtturmgalerie (in Gmund) and Prebersee (in Tamsweg). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Auer von Welsbach Museum, take an in-depth tour of Robert Musil Literatur Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Metnitzer Totentanzmuseum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Klagenfurt online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Nauders to Klagenfurt in 5.5 hours. In July, Klagenfurt is a bit warmer than Nauders - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Graz.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:

Graz

— 4 nights
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 Planetarium Judenburg capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Puchmuseum and Schlossberg - Burg Landskron. Explore Graz's surroundings by going to Freilichtmuseum Gerersdorf (in Gerersdorf bei Gussing), Stift Rein (in Rein) and Burg Gussing (in Gussing). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Sudbahn Museum, steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Graz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarramt Thal-St. Jakob, and admire the natural beauty at Castle Herberstein.

To find out how to plan a trip to Graz, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Klagenfurt to Graz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Graz, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Graz

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 29:

Vienna

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Schottenkirche and Burgruine Kirchschlag. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Burggarten and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). Venture out of the city with trips to Burgruine Landsee (in Landsee) and Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke (in Apetlon). There's lots more to do: stop by Das Goldene Wiener Herz, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Freyung, and get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Graz to Vienna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 3:

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.