19 days in Austria & Interlaken Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Obergurgl, Austria
— 1 night
Ischgl, Austria
— 1 night
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 6 nights


Vienna, Austria — 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and ponder the world of politics at Rathaus.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vienna route planning site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Vienna is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. In February, Vienna is colder than Dubai - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with a short trip to Obertauern Ski Resort in Obertauern (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

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You can drive from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): hit the slopes at Rosshutte, then stroll through Stubaier Gletscher, and then examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo, contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and finally stop by Feinheiten.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Obergurgl.
Parks · Museums · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Obergurgl, Austria — 1 night

Obergurgl is a village in the Ötztal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Obergurgl-Hochgurgl.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Obergurgl trip site.

Getting from Innsbruck to Obergurgl by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Innsbruck in February, you will find days in Obergurgl are slightly colder (1°C), and nights are about the same (-6°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ischgl.
Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
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Ischgl, Austria — 1 night

Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 1st (Wed), fly down the slopes at Ischgl-Samnaun ski area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl, then stroll through St. Anton, and finally explore the world behind art at Alpinarium Galtur.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ischgl trip builder tool.

You can drive from Obergurgl to Ischgl in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Obergurgl in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Ischgl: highs are around 5°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.
Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 6 nights

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Mineralbad & Spa Rigi Kaltbad (in Rigi Kaltbad), Rigi (in Lucerne) and Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zurich, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, get interesting insight from Tours, hike along The Eiger, and get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken holiday maker website.

You can drive from Ischgl to Interlaken in 4.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You will leave for home on the 7th (Tue).
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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.