17 days in Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
— 3 nights
— 3 nights
Grunau im Almtal
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 5 nights


Salzburg — 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Escape the urban bustle at Untersberg and Gollinger Wasserfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen) and Wilde Wasser (in Rohrmoos-Untertal). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Salzburg is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Salzburg. Traveling from Kuwait City in June, things will get cooler in Salzburg: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt — 3 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Escape the urban bustle at Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad and The Pilgrim's Way. Venture out of the city with trips to Schwarzensee Runde (in Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut) and Lake Wolfgang (in St Gilgen). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, take in the dramatic scenery at Waldbachstrub Waterfall, enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt, and explore the activities along Hallstatter See.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grunau im Almtal.
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Grunau im Almtal — 3 nights

Grünau im Almtal is a village in the Austrian state of Upper Austria.GeographyGrünau is surrounded by mountains with a central river that runs throughout the valley.SportGrünau also has a passionate connection with their local football team, UFC Drack Bau Grünau. Get outdoors at Cumberland Wildpark Grunau and Puchheimer Au. Get out of town with these interesting Grunau im Almtal side-trips: Dr. Vogelgesang-Klamm (in Spital am Pyhrn), Langbathseen (in Ebensee am Traunsee) and Atlantis Qualidive (in Desselbrunn). There's much more to do: stroll through Kaltenbachwildnis, trek along Miesweg, and explore the activities along Almsee.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grunau im Almtal driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Grunau im Almtal in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Heiligenblut.
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Heiligenblut — 2 nights

Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. On the 11th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Vodopad Jungfernsprung, then head outdoors with Grossglockner High Alpine Road, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kalser Glocknerstrasse. On your second day here, walk around Großglockner National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Heiligenblut trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Grunau im Almtal to Heiligenblut takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna — 5 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.
Get outdoors at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide and Allander Tropfsteinhohle. Venture out of the city with trips to Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste (in Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge), Biospharenpark Wienerwald (in Tullnerbach) and Donaualtarm Greifenstein (in Greifenstein). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Albertina, and admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunner Gardens.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Fly from Heiligenblut to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Heiligenblut in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Vienna: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Austria travel guide

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.