21 days in Austria, Norway & Iceland Itinerary

21 days in Austria, Norway & Iceland Itinerary

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21 days in Austria, Norway & Iceland Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26​h
1
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
3
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  8​h 15​min
5
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Brisbane, Australia

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

Make your Vienna itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Brisbane, Australia to Vienna is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in March, expect Vienna to be colder, temps between 12°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

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Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

3
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Skigebiet Kappl (in Kappl), Pro-Skischule (in Westendorf) and Christlum (in Achenkirch). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and fly down the slopes at Muttereralmpark.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck tour itinerary website .

You can take a train from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Skigebiet Kappl, Christlum, Pro-Skischule
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Muttereralmpark ©
Muttereralmpark
Christlum ©
Christlum
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

4
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), stroll through Nordmarka, take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, and walk around Vigelandsparken.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo online route maker .

Fly from Innsbruck to Oslo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In March, Oslo is little chillier than Innsbruck - with highs of 7°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Blaskogabyggd.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

1
night
Blaskogabyggd, Iceland

Blaskogabyggd ©
A conglomeration of several districts, Blaskogabyggd encompasses a handful of settlements totaling around 930 people in southwestern Iceland.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Bruarfoss Waterfall, witness a stunning natural landmark at Haukadalur, take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur, and finally take in the natural beauty of Geysir.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Blaskogabyggd route builder site .

Getting from Oslo to Blaskogabyggd by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oslo in March, Blaskogabyggd is a bit warmer at night with lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Blaskogabyggd

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Strokkur, Bruarfoss Waterfall, Geysir
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Gullfoss Falls ©
Gullfoss Falls
Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Bruarfoss Waterfall ©
Bruarfoss Waterfall

3
nights
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reykjavik: Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Iceland, and have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Blaskogabyggd to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Spas

Side Trips

Thermal Spas, Thingvellir National Park
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thermal Spas
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