15 days in Salzburg, Hallstatt & Bad Gastein Itinerary

15 days in Salzburg, Hallstatt & Bad Gastein Itinerary

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1
Salzburg
— 5 nights
2
Hallstatt
— 5 nights
3
Bad Gastein
— 3 nights

5
nights
Salzburg

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Visiting Lammerklamm and Der Talschluss will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Franziskanerkirche and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone. Venture out of the city with trips to Mariastein (in Kufstein), Tratzberg Castle (in Jenbach) and Reiterkogelbahn (in Saalbach-Hinterglemm). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), admire the sheer force of Gollinger Wasserfall, and admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Salzburg trip builder app.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Salzburg is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dammam to Salzburg. Traveling from Dammam in June, things will get colder in Salzburg: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Mariastein, Gollinger Wasserfall, Tratzberg Castle, Basilika St. Michael
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Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus) ©
Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus)
Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone ©
Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

5
nights
Hallstatt

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hallstatter See and Parish of the Assumption. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pfarre St. Wolfgang and Hallstatt Lutheran Church. Get out of town with these interesting Hallstatt side-trips: Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau (in Grunau im Almtal), Ebensee am Traunsee (Feuerkogel & Langbathseen) and Traunsee (in Gmunden). Next up on the itinerary: trek along The Pilgrim's Way, hit the slopes at Karkogel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Badestrand Hallstatt, and let the kids burn off some steam at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt trip planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Hallstatt by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Bad Gastein.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Obertraun, St. Wolfgang, Ebensee am Traunsee, Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau, Kaiser-Villa
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Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau ©
Cumberland Wildpark Tierpark Grunau
Langbathseen ©
Langbathseen

3
nights
Bad Gastein

Bad Gastein ©
Bad Gastein is a spa town in the district of St. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm, then hit the slopes at Bad Hofgastein Ski Resort, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Ski, Berge & Thermen Gastein and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kitzlochklamm.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bad Gastein attractions planning website.

You can drive from Hallstatt to Bad Gastein in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. In June in Bad Gastein, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bad Gastein

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm, Bad Hofgastein Ski Resort, Kitzlochklamm
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Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall ©
Bad Gasteiner Wasserfall
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm ©
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm
Kitzlochklamm ©
Kitzlochklamm

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