12 days in Austria Itinerary

12 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly
1
Vienna
— 1 night
Drive
2
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Kaprun
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Innsbruck
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Solden
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Vienna
— 1 night
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Vienna — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then see the interesting displays at Hofburg, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 8-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Vienna. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in July: high temperatures in Vienna hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg route site.

You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Kaprun.
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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 22nd (Fri): get outside with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Kitzsteinhorn, then take a memorable drive along Grossglockner High Alpine Road, and then hit the slopes at Zell Am See.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kaprun road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Kaprun takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, explore the activities along Achensee, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kaprun to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Solden.
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Solden — 3 nights

Sölden is a municipality in the Ötztal valley of Tyrol, Austria.GeographyAt c. Get out of town with these interesting Solden side-trips: Stuibenfall (in Umhausen), Piburger See (in Oetz) and St. Anton (in St. Anton am Arlberg). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld, grab your bike and head to Bike Republic Solden, hit the slopes at Tiefenbachbahn, and trek along Panoramaweg Solden Vent.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Solden travel planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Solden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Innsbruck in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Solden: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna — 1 night

On the 30th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace and then contemplate the long history of Maria Am Gestade.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Vienna tour planning website.

Fly from Solden to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Solden in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Vienna: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

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Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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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