12 days in Austria Itinerary

12 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria tour planner
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Vienna
— 1 night
Drive
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Hallstatt
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Golling an der Salzach
— 1 night
Drive
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Innsbruck
— 3 nights
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Vienna
— 4 nights
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Vienna — 1 night

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.
To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna journey planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Vienna is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Vienna, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, expect Vienna to be colder, temps between 17°C and 8°C. On the 12th (Wed), you're off to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pfarre St. Wolfgang, St Gilgen Mozartplatz and Zipline Stoderzinken. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to 5 Fingers, contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, explore the historical opulence of Kaiser-Villa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre St. Wolfgang, then make a trip to St Gilgen Mozartplatz, and finally get outside with Fuschlsee Rundweg.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Hallstatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, make a trip to Mozartplatz, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, then don't miss a visit to Stiegl Brauwelt, and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Hallstatt to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Golling an der Salzach.
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Golling an der Salzach — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Stubnerkogel Suspension Bridge as well as Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, go deep underground at Salzwelten Salzburg, take some stellar pictures from The Eagle's Nest, explore the fascinating underground world of Eisriesenwelt, then step into the grandiose world of Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen, and finally get great views at Stubnerkogel Suspension Bridge.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Golling an der Salzach route maker website.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Golling an der Salzach takes an hour. October in Golling an der Salzach sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 3 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Haus Steht Kopf, Einkaufszentrum Sillpark, Erlebnissennerei Zillertal, and other attractions. Venture out of the city with trips to Liechtensteinklamm (in St Johann im Pongau), Zell Am See (in Zell am See) and Burg Kaprun (in Kaprun). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck holiday builder site.

Drive from Golling an der Salzach to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vienna.
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Vienna — 4 nights

City of Dreams

Your day by day itinerary now includes Wien Museum Schubert Sterbewohnung, Wien Museum Beethoven Museum, Wiener Staatsoper, and other attractions you added. Explore Vienna further: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and see the interesting displays at Hofburg.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vienna online trip builder.

You can fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Austria travel guide

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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.
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