Alpine lodge for up to ten people, located directly on the ski slope.
“Ideal for families with children: No traffic, various games possibilities, and a daily programme.”
You can enjoy the view of the mountain panorama from this sauna in a holiday home in Tyrol.
This farmhouse in Vorarlberg offers ample space for up to nine holidaymakers.
Winter fun at a chalet for 8 people.
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Idyllic holiday apartments in Lower Austria
Holiday apartments in the northeastern state of Lower Austria are both for travellers who want to unplug and immerse themselves in nature, and active types who enjoy outdoor pursuits. Those looking for refined entertainment and gourmet food won’t be disappointed, either. What makes this northeastern Austrian region special is the variety of experiences it offers to travellers. Its landscapes range from the Danube lowland to the Alps, and its artistic heritage includes wonderful castles, medieval towns, and classical music. TUI Villas has a wide range of holiday homes in Lower Austria, ranging from cosy gabled cottages in the forest to elegant houses along the Danube.
Lower Austria: nature, culture, and incredible holiday homes
There's something to discover for everyone in Lower Austria. This fascinating region rewards travellers with top-notch facilities for outdoor activities such as scenic cycling paths, hiking trails, and fantastic slopes for skiing. Those who are culturally-minded will love highlights including Roman ruins, classical music concerts, and enchanted castles. For those looking for a bit of the good life, there's some of the best food and wine in Austria.
Top sights in Lower Austria
There's attractions aplenty from the time you step outside your holiday apartment in Lower Austria. Wachau is the most popular area for holidaymakers, where the scenic Danube is surrounded by vineyards, castles, and medieval towns. The pretty town of Krems der Donau is an interesting base for exploring Wachau. From there you can make a day trip to Stift Melk, a beautiful Benedictine abbey, or visit the Romantic castle of Grafenegg, where regular classical music concerts take place. The Waldviertel and Mostviertel areas are famous for their fairytale-like villages. If you're interested in Roman history, make sure you visit Carnuntum, a Roman legionary fortress dating back to the 1st century. Artstetten Castle is an excellent example of imperial Austrian construction.
Outdoor activities in Lower Austria
Because the Danube lowlands and the Alps meet in Lower Austria, the region features an amazing diversity of landscapes. The Danube Cycle Path makes a perfect itinerary for bike explorations. If you prefer mountain biking, head to the mountainous Semmering region, where the 2,000m-high Schneeberg peaks are also great for skiing. Hikers can explore the Alps, the Danube, or Thayatal National Park, which has some of the richest flora in Austria. No matter where your holiday apartment in Lower Austria is located, you'll never be too far from a lake. Lake Neusiedl, along the border with Hungary, is good both for sailing and swimming. Lower Austria also has an abundant number of thermal waters.
How to find the best holiday apartment in Lower Austria
You'll have total peace of mind when booking a holiday home with TUI Villas, as all landlords are carefully checked, and booking is safe and guaranteed. Because Lower Austria is a family destination, many houses are equipped for children. Families can stay in the countryside, either close to the Danube or in the Semmering mountains. The Danube region has plenty of grassy fields, flat bike paths, and warm lakes that children will love. Many holiday homes in Lower Austria are wood-gabled houses with private parking, terrace, barbeque, and panoramic views. Travellers with pets will find lots of animal-friendly properties. If you fancy Baroque and imperial art, and classical music concerts, consider a medieval flat somewhere like Krems der Donau. Larger groups can even rent an entire countryside chateau.
Top destinations near your holiday apartment in Lower Austria
Most travellers to Lower Austria choose to book a holiday apartment in the countryside. Lower Austria’s capital, St. Pölten, is another pleasant base for exploring the region. The small town has a vibrant cultural district, a nice contrast between old and new, and pleasant cafes. The highlands of the Vienna Woods are a perfect area for those who want to combine recreational activities in the forest with proximity to Vienna. Moreover, the Vienna Woods area offers excellent restaurants. Finally, Vienna, with its grand imperial architecture, some of the world's best museums, and elegant cafes, is a must-visit destination for all travellers to Lower Austria.
How to reach your holiday apartment in Lower Austria
Lower Austria is easiest to reach via Vienna International Airport, where both low-cost and flag carriers have flights from the United Kingdom. From Vienna it's easy to reach even the smallest village by public transportation, although renting a car will allow you greater flexibility and convenience. A more romantic option is travelling first to either Hungary or Slovakia, and reach Lower Austria on a scenic ferry ride on the Danube. Travelling around Lower Austria by car, public transportation, or bike is very easy. Most areas are flat, and bike paths are well marked. Don't miss the experience of travelling on the Semmeringbahn, a cute train running through the Alps.
When to go on a holiday in Lower Austria
Lower Austria is beautiful year-round, with each season having its own special delights. Summer is great for sailing on the Danube, swimming in the lakes, and many other outdoor activities. Fall is apricot and wine season, with plenty of harvest-related events. Spring is perfect for hiking in the Alps and biking in the Danube lowlands. Winter is, of course, dominated by skiing season, but you'll also find lots of Christmas markets and stimulating cultural events in Vienna.
Wine tasting in Lower Austria
There is yet another reason to visit Lower Austria: its renowned wine. The Wachau, Kremstal, and Kamptal areas produce much of the region’s wine, mostly from Grüner Veltliner and Riesling grapes. The best places to taste Lower Austria’s wine are the Heurigen (wine inns), where local producers sell their own wine. A unique experience awaits visitors to Lower Austria on Saint Martin’s Day (11th of November), when new batches of fermented wine, Sturm, are put on sale amidst joyous celebrations. Following a wine route is an interesting way to discover Lower Austria, with the opportunity to visit remote villages and authentic eateries. Complement wine tasting with experiences such as cider tasting in the Mostviertel, eating apricots in the Wachau, or eating goulash, Wienerschnitzel, and Apfelstrudel (apple strudel) in a local Beisl or Gasthaus (tavern).
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