St. Pölten

Austria´s oldest town and youngest federal capital

Whether for a day or for a week, a stop in St. Pölten is always worth your time. There is hardly any other town offering as many contrasts as St. Pölten. Discover our treasures along a stroll through the old town with its former Baroque and art nouveau buildings or the hyper modern governmental and cultural district...

The following is true of a vivid experience in the youngest federal capital of Austria:

- magnificent buildings in Baroque and art nouveau style
- a whole range of modern style buildings
- a varied cultural event programme over the whole course of the year with a proper cultural district
- St. Pölten as a shopping district with the ...

... second largest pedestrian zone of Austria
- "Lake experience" (3 in the middle of the town), four recreational zones nearby and 46 natural monuments
- 192 km of walk ways for jogging and walking, 120 km of cycling routes
- direct connection to the Traisental cycling route (access from the Danube cycling route via St. Pölten to Mariazell)
- large offer in terms of gastronomy and accommodation
- central location of St. Pölten in Lower Austria - ideal as a starting point for excursions into the surroundings

The federal capital St. Pölten offers a vast variety of cultural events throughout the whole year.

A detailed listing can be found in the menu section Events.

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Recommended Accommodations

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Climate & Weather

  • Today
    16 / 22 °C
  • Tomorrow
    15 / 26 °C
  • Friday
    15 / 26 °C
  • Saturday
    15 / 28 °C
  • Sunday
    16 / 26 °C
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Arrival & Address

From Germany: direction Salzburg - motorway A1 "Westautobahn" to St. Pölten
From Italy: motorway A2 "Südautobahn" via Villach-Graz to Vienna - motorway
A1 "Westautobahn" to St.Pölten or motorway A21 "Außenringautobahn"
to motorway A1 or via the pass "Brennerpass" to Innsbruck - Salzburg
- motorway A1 "Westautobahn"
From Switzerland: tunnel "Arlbergtunnel" - motorway A12 "Inntalautobahn" -
Innsbruck - Salzburg - motorway A1
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From Germany, Italy, Switzerland: Railway track "Westbahnstrecke" via Salzburg
to St.Pölten or railway track "Südbahnstrecke" to Southern Vienna -
fast train to railway station "Wien Westbahnhof" - Vienna - St.Pölten
Airports: Vienna Schwechat approx. 80 km
Linz approx. 120 km
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Any questions? Please call us!
+43 512 5351 553

Daily from 8 am - 10 pm
Rathausplatz 1
3100 St. Pölten, Austria