8 days in Austria Itinerary

8 days in Austria Itinerary

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8 days in Austria Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Salzburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kaprun
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Innsbruck
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Barcelona

2
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 3rd (Sat), examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salzburg road trip site .

Barcelona, Spain to Salzburg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in August; daily highs in Salzburg reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Kaprun.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Gollinger Wasserfall, Salt Mine Hallein, Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen, Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Gollinger Wasserfall ©
Gollinger Wasserfall
Salt Mine Hallein ©
Salt Mine Hallein

2
nights
Kaprun

Kaprun ©
Kaprun is a municipality in the Zell am See District in the state of Salzburg, Austria. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Liechtensteinklamm and then head outdoors with Grossglockner High Alpine Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kitzsteinhorn.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Kaprun holiday planning app .

You can drive from Salzburg to Kaprun in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Kaprun

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Liechtensteinklamm, Grossglockner High Alpine Road, Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle)
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Liechtensteinklamm ©
Liechtensteinklamm
Grossglockner High Alpine Road ©
Grossglockner High Alpine Road
Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) ©

3
nights
Innsbruck

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get outdoors at Leutascher Geisterklamm and Stubaier Gletscher. Take a break from Innsbruck with a short trip to Achensee in Maurach, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Rosshutte, contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, and fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck route maker app .

Drive from Kaprun to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Stubaier Gletscher, Rosshutte, Achensee, Leutascher Geisterklamm
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Rosshutte ©
Rosshutte
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher
Achensee ©
Achensee

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