9 days in Upper Austria Itinerary

9 days in Upper Austria Itinerary

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9 days in Upper Austria Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  16 h
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
— 5 nights
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Indianapolis


Linz ©
Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Step out of Linz to go to Scharding and see Weg im Schloßpark, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen, don't miss a visit to Hauptplatz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mariendom, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Linz route builder .

Indianapolis, USA to Linz is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Linz. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Linz

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen, Weg im Schloßpark
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KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen ©
KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen
Hauptplatz ©
Pöstlingbergbahn ©


Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
When in Hallstatt, make a side trip to see Pfarre St. Wolfgang in St. Wolfgang, approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, explore the activities along Hallstatter See, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, and enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hallstatt trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Linz to Hallstatt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bad Ischl, Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, Pfarre St. Wolfgang
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"
Salzwelten ©