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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Lower Austria, Austria your home away from home

Lower Austria is a great holiday destination with many interesting things to see and do. This state is located in the north east of the country and is a fun place for holidaymakers to explore. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, cottages, B&Bs and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Lower Austria, Austria

Lower Austria is a fabulous area for walking and cycling with many scenic places to visit in the region. Holidaymakers can try a number of activities such as cycling, fishing and horse riding. Golf enthusiasts will find courses in the region including one at Maria Taferl Golf Club and the Golf und Sportclub Fontana.

In the winter months, visitors to the area can enjoy the ski resorts with downhill skiing and snowboarding amongst the options available. Mountain biking, climbing and hiking the mountains outside the winter season are also popular pastimes here. Many boat tours operate along the River Danube and tourists can also go to the Old Danube to swim, sail or windsurf.

Several restaurants, bars and small cafes are located in the region offering good Austrian fare as well as some international cuisine. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from supermarkets and smaller stores and markets. Gifts and souvenirs can be purchased from various shops too.

Places to visit on holiday to Lower Austria, Austria

This region of Austria has many interesting places to visit including the capital Sankt Polten. Here there are theatres and museums such as the Lower Austrian State Museum and Diocese Museum St Polten. There are many castles and wonderful buildings in the region. Klosterneuburg Abbey is a Roman Catholic monastery and one of the oldest abbeys in the country.

A short drive will take visitors to the wonderful city of Vienna, which houses many fantastic historic buildings and museums. These include the Schloss Schönbrunn Palace, The Opera House and the Art History Museum. It is also home to the world famous Spanish Riding School and Vienna Zoo.

Weather in Lower Austria, Austria

The warmest months in this part of Austria are July and August with an average maximum high temperature of 25 degrees centigrade. December and January are usually the coldest months with an average temperature range of between -4 to 1 degree centigrade. Summer time sees quite frequent thunderstorms with June the wettest month with an average 72mm of rain.

Travel to Lower Austria, Austria

Vienna International Airport (VIE) is about 90 kilometres from Sankt Polten, which is the capital of Lower Austria. Vienna has flights to and from other Austrian cities as well as from around the world. Austrian Airlines is the main airline operating out of Vienna and has flights to Amsterdam (AMS), Athens (ATH), Beijing-Capital (PEK), Berlin-Tegel (TXL), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), London-Heathrow (LHW), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Tokyo-Narita (NRT), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ), Washington-Dulles (IAD) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst other cities. Taxis are available outside the airport and car rental firms such as Avis, Budget, Easy Motion, Europcar, Hertz, Megadrive, Sixt and Union Car are all represented at the airport.

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                                                                                                      A wonderful apartment!

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                                                                                                      This is a wonderful apartment. Spacious, modern, clean...everything is lovely.It is possible to walk to all the sights you may want to visit or it is easy to travel via public transport if you do not wish to walk. The apartment has a supermarket almost next door for all food and drink items you may desire. Wolfgang is an excellent host with lots of information on the area. ( He very kindly booked us a taxi back to the airport too). Wonderful!
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017

                                                                                                      Super, spacious modern apartment.

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                                                                                                      This property is very near the train and tram station and also quite easy to walk to the centre of Vienna and some of the sights. We stayed 4 nights, Mani very kindly met us at the station and it was a very short walk to the apartment. It had two lovely rooms , a kitchen and both bedrooms doubled up as a spacious living room and had tv with netflix etc. The place was very clean and i even used the washing machine before I left. Very comfortable beds and a decent kitchen too. Vienna is a wonderful city to see and this is a good option for a family we were travelling with our son also who is 19 or couples. I felt it was good value and Mani was very welcoming ,
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 01, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017