Varied city holidays in St. PöltenSt. Pölten is not only the oldest town in Austria, but also the capital city of Lower Austria. The long history of St. Pölten is reflected in the unique structure of the city. Many buildings in Baroque and Art Nouveau style characterise the old town and refer to the magnificent architecture of centuries long gone by. However, great present-day architects have also provided the city with modern buildings perfectly fitted into the townscape. This means that there is no strict separation between the present and the past. The culture and leisure time program in St. Pölten is very diverse and there are plenty of possibilities to discover the town every time anew. Furthermore, the FM4 Frequency Festival, known all around the world, takes place once a year in Austria and attracts high-class international artists.
Magic Advent in St. PöltenChristmas time is a reflective time in Austria. Especially the old towns show their individual beauty as they are nicely decorated for the upcoming Christmas celebrations – lights and candles are lit everywhere. St. Pölten is also ablaze with light in Advent. Furthermore, the traditional Christmas markets with the many different stalls await guests. They sell traditional handicraft products as well as culinary delights. And the waiting time for Christmas passes a lot quicker with a glass of mulled wine or hot punch. Music and various events ensure that visiting the Christmas market is always a great experience.
But St. Pölten is worth a visit, not only in the magic Christmas time. The capital city of Lower Austria is in a central location with several ski resorts nearby, such as the Hochkar skiing area, which convinces with its white slopes and a unique winter landscape also when there is little snow in general. Slopes for different ability levels and perfectly prepared slopes ensure true winter pleasures for your holiday.