11 days in Austria Itinerary

11 days in Austria Itinerary

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11 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hallstatt
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Vienna
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Riyadh

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), contemplate the long history of Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, then browse the exhibits of Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg trip itinerary app .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Salzburg is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Salzburg is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in August; daily highs in Salzburg reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
Salzburg Museum ©
Salzburg Museum

1
night
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 3rd (Mon): explore the activities along Hallstatter See, then enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt, then get interesting insight from Lake Hallstatt Explorer, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption.

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Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt
Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption
Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Relax by the water at Badestrand Achensee Nord and Baggersee Rossau. Get in touch with nature at Leutascher Geisterklamm and Hinterriss-Eng. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Karwendel Nature Park and explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Innsbruck takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; 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 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hinterriss-Eng, Badestrand Achensee Nord, Leutascher Geisterklamm
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Badestrand Achensee Nord ©
Badestrand Achensee Nord
Hinterriss-Eng ©
Hinterriss-Eng

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Belvedere Palace. Get a sense of the local culture at Imperial Palace (Hofburg) and MuseumsQuartier Wien. There's much more to do: stroll through Schonbrunn Palace, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, look for gifts at FreyWille, and wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna.

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Fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

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