32 days in Austria Itinerary

32 days in Austria Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Austria trip planner

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Vienna
— 8 nights
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Innsbruck
— 5 nights
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Ischgl
— 2 nights
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Obergurgl
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kaprun
— 2 nights
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Obertauern
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt
— 4 nights
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Salzburg
— 6 nights
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Vienna

— 8 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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Albertina.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vienna route builder.

New York City, USA to Vienna is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Vienna due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 23:

Innsbruck

— 5 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital), Mayrhofner Bergbahnen (in Mayrhofen) and Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld (in Langenfeld). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, tour the pleasant surroundings at SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental, and pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck vacation app.

Fly from Vienna to Innsbruck in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ischgl.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 28:

Ischgl

— 2 nights
Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): stroll through See Ski Resort, find something for the whole family at Serfaus Fiss Ladis, then hit the slopes at Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Warth Schrocken, take an in-depth tour of Ski museum, then hit the slopes at St. Anton, and finally stop by Sport Jennewein.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ischgl online travel planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Ischgl in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Obergurgl.

Things to do in Ischgl

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:

Obergurgl

— 2 nights
Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. On the 31st (Wed), fly down the slopes at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Zirbenwald, examine the collection at obergurgl, then hit the slopes at Hochgurgl, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at The Spa at Crystal.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Obergurgl online travel route planner.

Getting from Ischgl to Obergurgl by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ischgl in March; daily highs in Obergurgl reach 45°F and lows reach 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kaprun.

Things to do in Obergurgl

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:

Kaprun

— 2 nights
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stroll through Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm, then fly down the slopes at Ski Deisenberger, and then take in the awesome beauty at Kitzsteinhorn. On your second day here, hit the slopes at Skigebiet Grossarltal-Dorfgastein and then take a memorable drive along Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaprun online day trip planner.

You can drive from Obergurgl to Kaprun in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Obergurgl in April, you will find days in Kaprun are somewhat warmer (57°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Obertauern.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:

Obertauern

— 2 nights
Obertauern is a tourist destination which is located in the Radstädter Tauern in the Salzburger Land of Austria. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stroll through Obertauern Ski Resort, then fly down the slopes at Skigebiet obertauern, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ursprungalm, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Grosseck-Speiereck Ski Area. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Buchau-Hutte, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wagrain Grafenberg, then get outside with Skiparadies Zauchensee-Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche U. L. Frau Geburt in Altenmarkt im Pongau.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Obertauern itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kaprun to Obertauern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Obertauern

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:

Hallstatt

— 4 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Step out of Hallstatt to go to Donnersbach and see Ski Planneralm, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus, enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and get engrossed in the history at Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Obertauern to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:

Salzburg

— 6 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Step out of Salzburg to go to Schladming and see Planai & Hochwurzen, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary app.

Drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Find places to stay Apr 9 — 15:

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.