60 days in Austria Itinerary

60 days in Austria Itinerary

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Vienna
— 16 nights
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Linz
— 6 nights
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Hallstatt
— 5 nights
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Salzburg
— 8 nights
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Innsbruck
— 7 nights
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Zell am See
— 5 nights
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Klagenfurt
— 5 nights
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Graz
— 7 nights
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Vienna

— 16 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.
Explore hidden gems such as State Hall of the Austrian National Library and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Schifffahrt Knoll (in Podersdorf am See), Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste (in Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge) and WWF Stork Sanctuary (in Marchegg). There's much more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Wachau Valley, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Duernstein, and take a peaceful walk through Vienna Woods.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip maker.

Stockholm, Sweden to Vienna is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in June; daily highs in Vienna reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Linz.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

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Linz

— 6 nights
Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hauptplatz and Ysperklamm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Linz: Altes Rathaus (in Gmund), Naturpark Blockheide (in Gmuend) and Burgruine Kreuzen (in Bad Kreuzen). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Pöstlingbergbahn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alter Dom, get to know the fascinating history of Die Pfarrkirche St. Nikolaus zu Mauthausen, and look for all kinds of wild species at Erlaufschlucht.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Linz attractions planner.

You can take a train from Vienna to Linz in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Linz

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

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Find places to stay Jun 17 — 23:

Hallstatt

— 5 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Central Square Marktplatz and Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau. Change things up with these side-trips from Hallstatt: Piessling Ursprung (in Rossleithen), Dr. Vogelgesang-Klamm (in Spital am Pyhrn) and Gmunden (Traunsee & Laudachsee). The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", explore the activities along Lake Attersee, examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hallstatt trip builder app.

Getting from Linz to Hallstatt by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Jun 23 — 28:

Salzburg

— 8 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Schloss Hellbrunn and Wilde Wasser. Venture out of the city with trips to Sommerrodelbahn Keltenblitz (in Bad Durrnberg), Golling an der Salzach (Jahreszeiten-Weg & Gollinger Wasserfall) and St Gilgen (St Gilgen Mozartplatz & Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker). Spend the 29th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg journey planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Salzburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

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Innsbruck

— 7 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Leutascher Geisterklamm and Tirol Panorama. Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Grawa Wasserfall (in Neustift im Stubaital), Rosengartenschlucht (in Imst) and Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Wilten, pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, and walk around Hofgarten.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 13:

Zell am See

— 5 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Schmittenhohe and Elisabethkapelle. Change things up with these side-trips from Zell am See: Der Talschluss (in Saalbach-Hinterglemm) and Wagrain Grafenberg (in Wagrain). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Zell, look for gifts at Teekorb & Tridor, make a trip to Light show on the Lake, and get outside with See Esplanade.

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Getting from Innsbruck to Zell am See by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. July in Zell am See sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 18:

Klagenfurt

— 5 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
Explore hidden gems such as Minimundus and Kiki-Kogelnik-Brunnen und Landhaus Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klagenfurt: Burgruine Finkenstein (in Finkenstein am Faaker See), Wildensteiner Wasserfall (in Gallizien) and Dobratsch Nature Park (in Villach). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Worthersee, admire the striking features of Landhaus, take in the dramatic scenery at Tscheppaschlucht, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kreuzbergl.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Klagenfurt visit planner.

You can drive from Zell am See to Klagenfurt in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Klagenfurt sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Graz.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:

Graz

— 7 nights
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Step off the beaten path and head to Schlossberg and Schloss Eggenberg. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Graz: Grublsee Alpenaquarium (in Vordernberg), Kirchenburg St. Oswald (in Eisenerz) and Mixnitz (Barenschutzklamm & Baerenschuetzklamm). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Graz, pause for some serene contemplation at Stift Rein, head outdoors with Lurgrotte Peggau, and don't miss a visit to Hauptplatz.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Graz day trip site.

Drive from Klagenfurt to Graz in 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Graz

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 30:

Austria travel guide

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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.