15 days in Austria Itinerary

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Innsbruck
— 2 nights
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
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Bischofshofen
— 2 nights
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Klagenfurt
— 2 nights
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Vienna
— 5 nights
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Innsbruck — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Achensee (in Maurach) and Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, admire the landmark architecture of Dom zu St. Jakob, and get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

To see traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck road trip tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Innsbruck is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. September in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hallstatt (Waldbachstrub Waterfall & Hallstatter See). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Salzburg online attractions planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bischofshofen.
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Bischofshofen — 2 nights

Bischofshofen is a town in the district of St. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): make a trip to The Sound of Music Trail, explore the fascinating underground world of Eisriesenwelt, step into the grandiose world of Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Maximillian, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Bluntautal Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Gainfeldbach, and then don't miss a visit to Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bischofshofen vacation planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Bischofshofen in an hour. September in Bischofshofen sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Klagenfurt.
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Klagenfurt — 2 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
On the 18th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Bahnhofsfresken, examine the collection at Historama - Museum fuer Technik und Verkehr, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Worthersee, then stroll the grounds of Klagenfurt War Cemetery - Commonwealth War Grave, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): make a trip to Nockberge, admire the natural beauty at Wild Herbs Garden Haimburger, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Stadtpfarrkirche St. Veit.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Klagenfurt online holiday planner.

You can drive from Bischofshofen to Klagenfurt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Klagenfurt can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to fly to Vienna.
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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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at MuseumsQuartier Wien, steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, and examine the collection at Hofburg.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna day trip site.

You can fly from Klagenfurt to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly 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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