Holidays Danube - Lower Austria

Culture delight on the River Danube

A splendid holiday in the Lower Austrian Danube Region has many wonderful facets: culture attractions, sports and activities, culinary pleasures at the highest level as well as rest and relaxation. In Lower Austria the Danube River has a length of 286 kilometers, promising a huge variety of nature treasures and cultural attractions on both sides of the river shore. For example, the mystic Nibelungengau and the Wachau regions are deeply rooted in history. The unrivaled vineyards of the Wachau and Carnuntum wine growing hot spots make a perfect place for wine tasting events at the heart of Lower Austria. Another highlight not to be missed is a scenic cycling tour along the marvelous Danube Cycleway.

Nature, rest and culinary treats in Lower Austria

There are only few other holiday regions with such a great choice of picture-book landscapes. The Danube Region in Lower Austria has something for all ages and tastes: culture spots, activity programs and culinary pleasures are scheduled all year round. Cycling fans explore the region on the world famous Danube Cycleway leading from Germany through Austria towards Hungary, some of the most scenic stages lead right across Lower Austria. Walkers and hiking aficionados can choose from a myriad of superb routes between the river shores – like the lovely "Donausteig" trail from Passau to Grein. A wonderful boat trip on the Danube through the marvelous Wachau region creates memories that will stay with you forever.

Gourmands and wine lovers are as well warmly welcome to Lower Austria! A memorable holiday in the Danube Region also comprises fine dining and wining. Lower Austria has some of the world's best wines and culinary delights prepared with fresh local products. The area between the Wachau and Carnuntum wine regions boasts an infinite number of quaint "Heurigen" taverns where you sample young wine and enjoy hearty snack platters. A perfect spot to end a great summer holiday on the River Danube.

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Winter holidays on the River Danube, Lower Austria

In the winter season, the scenic Danube Region in Lower Austria shows its romantic side against the backdrop of picture-book winter landscapes. Dreamlike excursion sites and loads of secret hidden spots promise great nature exploration for all the family. Skiing fans are strongly recommended to enjoy the small and beautiful Jauerling ski area at the edge of the Wachau holiday region which is easily accessible and offers superb slopes for all ages and skill levels. Additionally, the holiday region offers countless cultural attractions and interesting excursion sites. Why don't you spend a day at the Art Hall in Krems or the Stift Melk Monastery and its outstanding museum and exhibition parlors, giving an insight into the deeply rooted history!

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Rich heritage, water, wine and an enchanting variety of landscapes. The Danue Lower Austria is one of the top regions for bon vivants. Places full of history - that's what the Nibelungengau and the Wachau valley sections along the Danube river are, together one of the most picturesque riverine landscapes of Europe: World Cultural Heritage, internationally renowned wine growing region, and a popular meeting point for gourmets.

Colourful stages, wide open views and a new sense of life - that's what the Danube region around the city of Tulln has to offer. The Wagram wine region is especially attractive thanks to its loess terraces and traditional cellar lanes.

More discoveries await you in the destination Auland-Carnuntum east of Vienna. Come and dive into the world of the Romans at the Archaeological Park Carnuntum, the sumptuous world of the Baroque Age at the Marchfeld palaces, as well as the fascinating natural world of the national park Danube-Floodplains.

Want to take a cycling tour, or embark on a walk through the vineyards? A visit of one of the impressive abbeys or museums? Celebrate precious moments as they come: Along the destination Danube - Lower Austria, including its regions Wachau-Nibelungengau, Tullner Donauraum- Wagram, Auland-Carnuntum.

We gladly answer your individual requests as to inclusive offers for seminar, business or other kinds of group travel activities.
Rich heritage, water, wine and an enchanting variety of landscapes. The Danue Lower Austria is one of the top regions for bon vivants. Places full of history - that's what the Nibelungengau and the Wachau valley sections along the Danube river are, together one of the most picturesque riverine landscapes of Europe: World Cultural Heritage, internationally renowned wine growing region, and a popular meeting point for gourmets.

Colourful stages, wide open views and a new sense of life - that's what the Danube region around the city of Tulln has to offer. The Wagram wine region is especially attractive thanks to its loess terraces and traditional cellar lanes.

More discoveries await you in the destination Auland-Carnuntum east of Vienna. Come and dive into the world of the Romans at the Archaeological Park Carnuntum, the sumptuous world of the Baroque Age at the Marchfeld palaces, as well as the fascinating natural world of the national park Danube-Floodplains.

Want to take a cycling tour, or embark on a walk through the vineyards? A visit of one of the impressive abbeys or museums? Celebrate precious moments as they come: Along the destination Danube - Lower Austria, including its regions Wachau-Nibelungengau, Tullner Donauraum- Wagram, Auland-Carnuntum.

We gladly answer your individual requests as to inclusive offers for seminar, business or other kinds of group travel activities.

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Donau Niederösterreich Tourismus GmbH
Schlossgasse 3
3620 Spitz an der Donau, PO Box , Austria