12 days in Austria Itinerary

12 days in Austria Itinerary

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12 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Vienna
1
Vienna
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Amstetten
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Zell am See
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kaprun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Assling
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Hallstatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Vienna

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hours
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.
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If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Vienna International Airport. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll set off for Amstetten on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Vienna

Nightlife Museums Tours
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1
night
Amstetten

Amstetten ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wasserlochklamm. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Wasserlochklamm.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amstetten trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Vienna to Amstetten in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Amstetten

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Schloss Rothschild, St Giles Church, Wasserlochklamm
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Wallfahrtsbasilika Sonntagberg ©
Wallfahrtsbasilika Sonntagberg
Wasserlochklamm ©
Wasserlochklamm
Schloss Rothschild ©
Schloss Rothschild

3
nights
Zell am See

Zell am See ©
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.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Strandbad Zeller See, stop by Charisma Am Stadtplatz, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Hippolyt, then don't miss a visit to Light show on the Lake, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zell am See trip app .

You can drive from Amstetten to Zell am See in 3 hours. October in Zell am See sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Zell am See

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm, Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm
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Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm ©
Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm
Lake Zell ©
Lake Zell
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm ©
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Salzburg are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, Fuschlsee Rundweg, Salzburger Freilichtmuseum
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

2
nights
Kaprun

Kaprun ©
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): head outdoors with Sigmund-Thun-Klamm. On your second day here, head outdoors with Frost and then get outside with Klammsee.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaprun online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Salzburg to Kaprun in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Assling.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors
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Sigmund-Thun-Klamm ©
Sigmund-Thun-Klamm
Klammsee ©
Klammsee

1
night
Assling

Assling ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche zum hl. Apostel Jakobus d. Alteren and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarre Maria Luggau.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Assling trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kaprun to Assling takes 1.5 hours. In October in Assling, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Assling

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pfarre Maria Luggau, Pfarrkirche zum hl. Apostel Jakobus d. Alteren
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Pfarre Maria Luggau ©
Pfarre Maria Luggau

2
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Zipline Stoderzinken has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, then kick your exploration up a notch at Zipline Stoderzinken, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and finally kick back and relax at Badestrand Hallstatt.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hallstatt trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Assling to Hallstatt takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Zipline Stoderzinken
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Zipline Stoderzinken ©
Zipline Stoderzinken
Badestrand Hallstatt ©
Badestrand Hallstatt

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