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Destination guide

Experience Austria in holiday lettings

From fun-filled city breaks to hiking the Austrian Alps, the diverse offerings in Austria give you boundless options for how to spend your holiday. Holiday lettings surrounding the vibrant culture and splendid architecture of Bregenz, the artistic and intellectual legacy of Vienna and the historic significance of Klagenfurt all appeal to different travel tastes and interests – ensuring that you can have the exact holiday that you hoped for.

History

Heritage sites near Austria holiday homes

The long history of arts and culture in Austria give it many rich historic attractions and museums, all within reach of your holiday rental. The Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, a fine-arts museum housing the Habsburgs’ art collections and antiquities in a 19th-century museum, and Melk Abbey, a lavish 11th-century baroque abbey overlooking the River Danube, are both must-see attractions for history buffs. You could also visit the MuseumsQuartier, a baroque district with stunning buildings and unique museums, and Golden Roof, an elaborate emperor’s building and museum with artefacts of Innsbruck history.

Things to do

Things to do near Austria holiday homes

Austrian cities are packed with iconic landmarks and must-see attractions that delight travellers from all over the world. Holiday lettings can be found near such icons as Schönbrunn Palace, an 18th-century baroque palace with lavish interiors and rococo ceremonial rooms, and the Belvedere Palace, an 18th-century palace with artistic masterpieces spanning from the Middle Ages to present day. You can also visit the Fortress Hohensalzburg, an 11th-century fortress on a city hilltop with spectacular views of the Alps, or Mirabell Palace, an opulent 17th-century palace with ornamental gardens and concert ballrooms. For a cultural excursion, visit the Vienna State Opera and enjoy classic operas and period decor.

How to get around

Transport to Austria holiday lettings

Austria is easily accessible by air, rail and car. Flights are available from all over Europe, with connecting flights coming from other countries, and trains run through the area, offering beautiful views of the landscape. If you prefer the flexibility to travel on your own schedule, the well-maintained motorways make cars a great option.

Family friendly

Family fun near Austria holiday homes

If you’re travelling with the kids, you’ll find plenty of fun and interesting attractions geared toward families. Holiday homes are available near kid-friendly locations like Prater, a public park with an iconic Ferris wheel that dates back to the 19th century, and the Schönbrunn Zoo, an animal park with exotic species in naturalistic habitats. The Viennese Giant Ferris Wheel, a permanent fairground ride with wooden cabins and dining, and the Spanish Riding School, a classical equestrian school with the white Lipizzaner stallion shows, are also great for kids. For an educational experience, visit the Museum of Natural History Vienna, a palatial, 19th-century museum with dinosaur specimens and meteorite artefacts.

Good for couples

Romance in Austria holiday cottages

The elegance and beauty of Austria make it the perfect choice for a romantic holiday with your loved one. Holiday lettings can be found near romantic locations like the Leopold Museum, a modern museum with a vast collection of Schiele, Klimt and Kokoschka masterpieces and a cafe, and the Kunst Haus Wien Museum Hundertwasser, an art museum focusing on the works of Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Secession, a museum of contemporary art with a dome of gilded laurels and masterpieces of renowned artists, and Mozart’s Birthplace – a historic house that is now a museum with guided tours highlighting Wolfgang Mozart’s life – are also intimate locations to visit.

How many holiday rentals are available around Austria?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 23,101 holiday lettings around Austria. From 666 chalets to 711 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Austria?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Austria. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Vienna: 1,119 holiday homes
  • Zell am See: 2,033 holiday homes
  • Kitzbuhel: 1,571 holiday homes
  • Mayrhofen: 1,438 holiday homes
  • Saint Anton am Arlberg: 1,143 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Austria! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Austria?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Austria with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Vienna: 1,119 holiday lettings
  • Zell am See: 2,033 holiday lettings
  • Kitzbuhel: 1,571 holiday lettings
  • Mayrhofen: 1,438 holiday lettings
  • Saint Anton am Arlberg: 1,143 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Austria?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Austria are:

  • Woerthersee International Airport (KLU): 496 self catering accommodations
  • Hohenems (HOH-Hohenems-Dornbirn): 573 self catering accommodations
  • Schwechat Airport (VIE): 1,125 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Austria?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Austria. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gallenstein Castle: 231 holiday rentals
  • St. Johann in Tirol Station: 2,219 holiday rentals
  • Mayrhofen Station: 2,431 holiday rentals
  • Gesaeuse National Park Information Office: 306 holiday rentals
  • Sonnenrast Ski Lift: 2,870 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Austria listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around Austria

Vienna
1,119 holiday rentals
Salzburg
6,334 holiday rentals
Tyrol
8,007 holiday rentals
Burgenland
166 holiday rentals
Carinthia
2,722 holiday rentals
Vorarlberg
1,550 holiday rentals
Styria
1,439 holiday rentals
Lower Austria
1,356 holiday rentals
Upper Austria
814 holiday rentals
Lombardy
12,172 holiday rentals
Bavaria
12,684 holiday rentals
Veneto
10,610 holiday rentals
Trentino-Alto Adige
3,654 holiday rentals
Friuli-Venezia Giulia
1,489 holiday rentals
Canton of Saint Gallen
408 holiday rentals
Tolmin
254 holiday rentals
Gyor-Moson-Sopron County
18 holiday rentals
Trnava Region
16 holiday rentals
Kamnik
60 holiday rentals
Vas County
64 holiday rentals