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Lower Austria

Your holiday home in Lower Austria (also known as Niederösterreich) is situated in the middle of the Austrian hills.Vineyards and orchards, pristine river valleys, dense coniferous forests, natural parks and mountains can be found in the changing landscape of Lower Austria, Austria's largest province. It is also the largest wine region of the country. You will regularly see white wine press houses here, these are also called Kellergassen. The holiday homes in Lower Austria are ideal for excursions to the neighbouring Czech Republic and Slovakia bordering this region.

Holiday homes in Lower Austria, on the hunt for cultural heritage

Immerse yourself in the Austrian culture during a holiday in Lower Austria with a visit to the many historical sights. In addition to the beautiful countryside, this region is rich in historical heritage! Renaissance castles, baroque hunting lodges, forts, castles and monasteries (Stiften) appear in the hilly landscape. There are also various monuments from Roman times and the Middle Ages. The Roman town of Carnuntum was founded almost 2000 years ago. The remains of this can be admired in the Archaeological Park in Petronell-Carnuntum. The Wachau region in particular is really worth a visit. Because of its architectural history, this region is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Danube landscape has also been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, along with the Baroque monasteries of Stift Gottweig and Stift Melk. After a day of culture you can relax in a holiday home in Lower Austria.

Lower Austria holiday homes, get to know a varied landscape

Discover the many possibilities of this region on holiday in Lower Austria. The varied landscape is ideal for mountain biking. With more than 5,000 kilometres of signposted routes through forests, pastures and hilly areas, this region has Austria's largest range of mountain bikes. There are even special wine cycling routes leading past vineyards and castles. You will also find nature parks here, such as the Donau-Auen National Park, a large river forest that can be explored on foot or by boat, and the Blockheide-Eibenstein Natural Park, with various granite blocks (called Wackelsteine) that are spread over this green landscape. Lower Austria is known for its Weinstrasse with its traditional wine festivals held in this region in the autumn. After a long evening, enjoy a delicious glass of wine in the garden of your holiday home in Lower Austria.

Experience an action-packed holiday in Lower Austria

The diverse landscape of Lower Austria is perfect for those who love sports holidays.With 40 ski regions, Lower Austria is perfect for an active holiday in the snow, whether you like skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing or tobogganing, everything is possible here. When it gets dark, you don't have to leave the slopes during your holiday if you opt for winter sports in Zauberberg Semmering, Europe's largest night skiing area. Numerous cycling, hiking and horseback riding trails ensure that you can enjoy an active holiday in Lower Austria, even in the summer. The Danube also ensures you don't have to sit still, so you can go rafting and canoeing. Holiday homes in Lower Austria offer something for everyone from young to old.  

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Holiday in Lower Austria - FAQs
What are the most important places to visit in Lower Austria?

Archaeological Park in Petronell-Carnuntum, the Wachau region, the Danube landscape and the Baroque monasteries of Stift Gottweig and Stift Melk are some of the places to visit in Lower Austria.

Any activities that I must include in my stay in Lower Austria?

Some of the must-try activities in Lower Austria are:

  • Horseback Riding
  • Skiing
  • Cycling And Mountain Biking
  • Rafting And Canoeing
What are the recommended dishes in Lower Austria?

Wiener Schnitzel, Marillenknödel, Powidl, Palatschinken are some of the recommended dishes in Lower Austria.

When is the ideal time to visit Lower Austria?

You can visit Lower Austria for both Winter Sports and Summer holiday.

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