9 days in Austria Itinerary

9 days in Austria Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  11 h
1
Vienna
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Innsbruck
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Vienna

Vienna ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Melk Abbey and Ringstrasse. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

Toronto, Canada to Vienna is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Vienna due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Vienna, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): go for a walk through Old Town and then go deep underground at Salzwelten. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, don't miss a visit to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, and finally take some stellar pictures from 5 Fingers.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Hallstatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Obertraun
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

2
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Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): Head underground at Eisriesenwelt, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally stop by Staindl's Handgemachte Delikatessen. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Eisriesenwelt
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Untersberg
Untersberg

1
night
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, then explore the activities along River Inn, and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck.

Discover how to plan a Innsbruck trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Parks Winter Sports
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Maria-Theresien-Strasse ©
Maria-Theresien-Strasse
Bergisel Ski Jump ©
Bergisel Ski Jump

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