Where to stay around Upper Austria?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 576 holiday lettings near Upper Austria. From 408 apartments to 91 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Upper Austria is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Upper Austria?

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

  • Hallstatt: 697 holiday homes
  • Saint Wolfgang im Salzkammergut: 393 holiday homes
  • Salzkammergut Mountains: 221 holiday homes
  • Bad Ischl: 467 holiday homes
  • Mondsee: 374 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Upper 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 Upper Austria?

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

  • Hallstatt: 697 holiday lettings
  • Saint Wolfgang im Salzkammergut: 393 holiday lettings
  • Bad Ischl: 467 holiday lettings
  • Mondsee: 374 holiday lettings
  • Linz: 29 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 Upper 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 Upper Austria are:

  • Linz (LZS-Linz Central Station): 26 self catering accommodations
  • Linz Airport (LNZ): 38 self catering accommodations
  • Hauptbahnhof Airport (ZSB): 385 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 Upper Austria?

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

  • Dachstein Glacier: 1,304 holiday rentals
  • Villa Sinnenreich Museum: 24 holiday rentals
  • Krottensee Lake: 276 holiday rentals
  • Langbathsee Lakes: 621 holiday rentals
  • Gustav Mahler's Cabin: 634 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Upper Austria listed on HomeAway 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.

Make a holiday rental home or holiday apartment in Upper Austria your home away from home

The region of Upper Austria lies, quite obviously, in the northern part of Austria, bordering Germany to the north. This is a beautifully natural and un-spoilt region, from the snow dusted slopes of the Austrian Alps to the vast pine forests of Muhlviertel, and there is almost nowhere which can compare to the outdoor activity possibilities and wellness and spa facilities available from an Upper Austria holiday apartment, chalet or home. Upper Austria is the true winter wonderland, and no one can fail to be endeared to the simply magical scenery afforded by a holiday apartment in Upper Austria; it truly is a stunningly beautiful mountain region.

Things to do on holiday in Upper Austria

There are no less than seven world class ski resorts in Upper Austria, catering for everyone from seasoned experts to unsure children; with fearsome downhill possibilities, endless cross-country skiing trails, unforgiving moguls and dramatic back-country. If you take a self catering Upper Austria holiday apartment to try Alpine or Nordic sports of any variety, you will never be far away from some excellent terrain. There is an incredible list of winter sporting activities available in Upper Austria, including curling, ice skating, Nordic walking, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, ice climbing, ice driving and snowboarding, or you could always take a peaceful and highly romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride through the woods.

In summer, the activity doesn’t end. The mountain and lake filled landscape is a haven for walkers, hikers, mountain bikers and rock climbers, and there are an astonishing number of other activities that you can organise and enjoy in Upper Austria, from fishing to golf, from mountain biking to horse riding and from windsurfing to scuba diving.

Aside from the sporting prowess of the region, Upper Austria wellness holidays are hugely popular. There are over 30 top class spa resorts throughout the scenic landscape of Upper Austria, from the thermal baths of locations like Bad Wimsbach to the spa centres of Gesundheitshotel Gugerbauer and Bad Zell. There are so many world class spas throughout the region that wherever you decide to take a holiday apartment in Upper Austria, wellness and pampering centres can never be far away.

Places to visit on holiday in Upper Austria

The Salzammergut region of Upper Austria is a magnificent place to take an Upper Austria holiday apartment to take advantage of the wide downhill pistes and testing backcountry skiing the region is famous for. There are a range of wonderful ski resorts in Salzammergut, offering plenty of challenges and terrains for both skiers and snowboarders.

The Pyhrn Priel region is a delightful mountainous region, which cannot fail to inspire. There are a huge range of activities on offer from an Upper Austria holiday apartment or chalet in Pyhrn Priel, including wellness centres and a handful of magnificent golf courses.

Weather in Upper Austria

Due to the varied geology of Upper Austria, climatic conditions are quite unique. Conditions change from region to region, but on the whole, the climate is far milder than you might imagine. In winter, temperatures are of course low, with temperatures in December and January averaging around 1˚C. However, as soon as spring arrives, temperatures rise sharply, reaching around 26˚C during the heat of the day.

Travel to Upper Austria

Located just outside the regional capital, Linz, is the Linz Blue Danube Airport (LNZ). There is currently only one direct flight to Upper Austria from the UK, provided by Ryanair. Leaving fromLondonStansted (STN), the flight is a real asset for anyone wishing to rent a holiday apartment in Upper Austria.