14 days in Austria Itinerary

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Innsbruck
— 2 nights
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Ischgl
— 1 night
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Salzburg
— 3 nights
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Hallstatt
— 1 night
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Vienna
— 6 nights
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Innsbruck — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, then look for gifts at Feinheiten, then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm). Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Rosshutte, fly down the slopes at Stubaier Gletscher, and then examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Innsbruck tour itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Innsbruck is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Cape Town to Innsbruck, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Cape Town in February: high temperatures in Innsbruck hover around 7°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ischgl.
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Ischgl — 1 night

Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl, then tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Anton, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at See Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ischgl trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Ischgl in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salzburg.
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Salzburg — 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Go for a jaunt from Salzburg to Obertauern to see Obertauern Ski Resort about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, examine the collection at Haus der Natur, don't miss a visit to Stiegl Brauwelt, and steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salzburg travel planner.

You can drive from Ischgl to Salzburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. February in Salzburg sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Badestrand Hallstatt, contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally stop by Alte Handwerkerei.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna — 6 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

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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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