Innviertel self-catering holiday accommodation is located in a traditional region of Upper Austria, towards the north of the country. It’s an area world renowned for its breathtaking upland scenery, including mountains and lakes, but there are also some truly impressive towns to seek out during your holiday here,
One of the most impressive towns in the region around Innviertel self-catering accommodation is Schärding, which sits not far from the border with Germany. It’s a location famed for its stunning wealth of baroque architecture. Excellent examples can be seen at the Silberzeile, a row of buildings in this late-medieval style and formerly home to the town’s wealthiest inhabitants. The River Inn here is beautiful and a perfect spot for a walk in the summer.
Also set on the banks of the River Inn is the city of Branau am Inn. You could make your way here from a holiday rental in Innviertel to see the famous 15th Century church, which has the third-highest spire in the whole of Austria. Elsewhere you’ll find the remnants of the historic city walls, as well as the city’s castle, which today houses a museum. Another interesting attraction can be found at the city’s 18th Century public baths, which have now been converted into a museum.
Ried im Innkreis is another of the major towns set in the region around holiday accommodation in Innviertel. It’s the administrative centre for the region and boasts a handful of museums, including one devoted to the area’s folklore. You could take a walking tour of the city to experience its extensive history before heading to one of many inviting cafes and restaurants.
During your holiday at self-catering accommodation in Innviertel you could make the drive down to the Salzkammergut in the summer to see Lake Wolfgang, which has the highest water temperature in the region. Salzburg is also reachable and boasts internationally renowned culture and history, being the birthplace of Mozart and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Visiting a holiday rental in Innviertel you’ll experience warm weather if you arrive in summer with temperatures peaking at the mid-20s at this time of year. In winter there’s consistent cold weather here, with sub-zero temperatures common and plenty of snowfall on higher ground.
If you’re heading for Innviertel holiday accommodation from the UK then you’ll be able to fly from London-Stansted (STD) or Edinburgh (EDI) with Niki or Ryanair to Linz (LNZ). This airport is no more than an hour from accommodation in the Innviertel region.