Bundesland Niederösterreich Things to Do

  • Melk Town Centre - Austria
    Melk Town Centre - Austria
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  • Melk Town - A Pleasant Walk
    Melk Town - A Pleasant Walk
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  • Melk Town Centre.
    Melk Town Centre.
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Bundesland Niederösterreich Things to Do

  • Schloss Artstetten

    Schloss Artstetten was the private residence of Kronprinz Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the throne of the Austrian Empire, who was shot 1914 in Sarajewo. Therefor this palace has a great museum now about the life of this family, you will learn a lot about the assassination and you will also see a replica of the car of Sarajevo (while the original...

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  • Schloss Rosenburg

    Schloss Rosenburg dates back to the 12th century and was rebuilt in Renaissance style lateron. Nowadays it is one of the main tourist-attractions of the area north of Krems, they will have falconry shows there in summertime,and medieval days. There is a museum and all sorts of activities for the whole family.Rosenburg is certainly a great daytrip...

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  • Schloss Schönbühel

    Schloss Schönbühel is a castle or rather a small palace along the Danube not far from Melk. It was built on top of a rock and fortyfied with strong walls. It is privately owned and you cannot visit it as a tourist and still it is one of the most impressive buildings that you will see when you make a cruise in the Wachau, that is the Danube-valley...

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  • Duernstein

    Duernstein is one of the highlights of any cruise through the Wachau ( the Danube valley between Krems and Melk ).This is the wellknown spire of the monestary in Dürnstein, as you see it when cruising the Danube. Dont miss to take a look inside the monastery as well and walk through the old streets of this village full of great architecture, the...

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  • Spitz an der Donau

    Spitz an der Donau is in a distance of about 5 Km from Dürnstein.The village offers plenty of hotels and restaurants and is also famous for it's wonderful church.The church dates back to the 14th century and has plenty of great paintings and sculptures, BUT the artists are unknown, as during one of the many wars in the medieval times all documents...

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  • Rax: the Alpengarten

    Alpengarten at Rax was my favorite place to be because it was there where I saw my first real Edelweiss in the free nature and it was not only a single one, but hundreds of them togeather with lots of other alpine flowers!When hiking you hardly ever see Edelweiss, simply because animals like chamois / Gemse love to eat it for desert, but at...

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  • Semmering: Zauberberg

    Zauberberg (Magic mountain) is the name of a peak in the village of Semmering, where you can go up in a cablecar in summer and in winter. the skiing-slopes are rather for good skiers, beeing able to race down over steep and narrow slopes. There is a seperate track for tobaggoning as well and at certain times the slopes will be lighted in...

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  • Melk - a monastery & more

    Melk in the Danube-valley is a place that you really should not miss, when travelling through Austria. Its most important sights are :1) The benedictinian monastery :Take a tour in order to see the famous marble-room and the library with frescoes by Paul Trooger and the great baroque staircases. In summer you can walk through the museum also on...

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  • Stift Goettweig

    Stift Goettweig is also called the "Montecassino of Austria" and when you make a cruise or drive by car through the Danube-valley between Krems and Melk you will see this impressive monastery on top of a hill in some distance.When you drive up that hill you will find a monastery with the size of a whole village and there enough to see and explore...

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  • Petronell-Carnuntum:The Heidentor

    Heidentor (pagan-gate) is the name of one of the most popular Roman remains in Austria, and it is a bit outside of the town of Petronell-Carnunthum. The giant arch that is still visible today is just one of 4 arches that were built under emperor Constantinus as a triumph-gate with inscriptions reminding the population of the great achievements and...

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  • Petronell-Carnunthum

    Petronell-Carnunthum is a great daytrip from Vienna and maybe 10km from the border to Hungary.It is well known for its remains of the Roman empire, including several amphi-theatres, excarvations of a roman village and a great museum, showing reconstructions of the limes, the artificial wall that was built around almost all borderlines of the Roman...

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  • Bad Fischau: the...

    Bad Fischau is another place in Austria, where you will be able to see some interesting architecture by Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Bad Fischau is a small spa and also a restaurant on a carparking of the highway A2, south of Vienna. There once used to be an ugly restaurant and Friedensreich Hundertwasser was asked to decorate it a bit in his very...

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  • Grafenegg castle - 60km west of Vienna

    Grafenegg castle is a great day-excursion and you will find it in a distance of about 60km west of Vienna. Grafenegg castle , the way you see it today, was built in the 17th century and used to be a water-castle in former times. Today the moat is dried out, but still there are just 2 bridges to enter the castle. In the 19th century Graf August...

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  • Burg Kreuzenstein - north of Vienna

    Burg Kreuzenstein is an interesting castle 20km north of Vienna. It looks much older that it is in reality : It was built between 1874 and 1906 at the same place, where a castle was built already in the 12th century, but that castle was detroyed during the 30-year-war and only a few parts of that castle were used to build the castle that you will...

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  • Ruine Aggstein in the Wachau /...

    Ruine Aggstein is a medieval castle of robber-barons in the Danube-valley between Melk and Krems. A steep and rather small one-way-track leads up the hill, where you have a tremendous view over the valley - the old knights really knew where to build their castles and from their castle they had a great place to watch out for victims who would have...

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  • patLeonhards Geisterwerkstatt - mystical...

    I have just been to Dracula's castle and other places in Romania before visiting the place so I was totally prepared for anything scary. The place is actually more educational than entertaining. Well, the tour guide is very professional and you will learn a lot if you listen. Please check out their website for further info. It is an ideal place to...

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  • Pilgrimage Church Mariadreieichen

    I will be hypocrite if I say that I like this church because of its architecture. I feel something different just by staring at it and when I'm inside the church and pray, I feel blessed and being heard of.Pilgrims pass by this church on their way to Mariazell, a more-popular destination. I, however, feel very much at home as a Believer in this...

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  • Museum Schloss Greillenstein

    The gate is the most dramatic feature of this castle/museum. Notice the lions, the angels and the height of the gate itself which attract your attention from afar but you'll be distracted by the arrays of flowers that lead you through it. The area is known for having many wonderful gardens in Austria.You will not be allowed to take photos inside....

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  • Langenlois - coffee shop in the town...

    Try the Verlaengerter Caffee and cake while watching the roundabout. The centre is rather small. An artist shop, banks, shops selling clothes and shoes, flowers, newspapers, and....Really cute!I went to a tiny bakery which sells freshly-made bread, non-alcoholic drinks, and coffee. The two shopkeepers know their customers by names and it was so...

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  • And one more Must Drink Activity

    No mentioning of wine and Niederösterreich on VT is complete without the most famous wine producer on VT, Manfred Edelmann from Göttlesbrunn, VT-member MEdelmann. I tasted his wines at his place. Manfred is even running a Gasthaus which offers the perfect opportunity to sleep after the wine tasting there and to continue driving next day. See his...

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  • Hiedler Wine from Langenlois

    No, it is not an orthographic mistake, it only reflects the softer nature of Niederösterreich as compared to Oberösterreich. Please do not mix up Hitler from Braunau who probably did not understand much of a good wine and Hiedler from Langenlois, a prominent one among the many excellent wine producers in this best known Austrian wine growing place....

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  • Kellergassen (Cellar Lanes)

    It may happen that the connection of "Cellar" and "Niederösterreich" rises unpleasant associations nowadays. But I do not want to write here about these two world-infamous cellars in Amstetten and Strasshof.There are innumerable cellars in Lower Austria with extremely pleasant contents - great wines. A part of them is completely underground and as...

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  • Carnuntum: Roman city at the Danube

    Carnuntum was the capital of the Roman province Upper Panonia and was home to about 50,000 inhabitants at the time of its heyday. The impressing witnesses of this fascinating metropolis find a revival in the Archaeological Park Carnuntum, about 40km from ViennaCarnuntum is rich in Roman remains, including an amphitheatre, roman palace and most...

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  • Visit the small city of Duernstein

    The Wachau is one of the most beautiful and famous regions in Austria. Visitors from all over the world come here to enjoy the picturesque landscape, the cultural heritage and the superb wines that grow in this area. Situated in the heart of the magnificent Wachau Valley, on the banks of the mighty River Danube, the charming town of Dürnstein...

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Bundesland Niederösterreich Hotels

  • Hotel Restaurant Zur Post

    Linzer Strasse 1, Melk, Danube Valley, 3390, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Villa Gutenbrunn

    Nowadays, the castle „Gutenbrunn“ is one of the leading accommodation businesses in the city Baden...

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  • Sonnwendhof Hotel

    Passhoehe 105, Semmering, A-2680, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Hotel Schloss Durnstein

    Durnstein 2, Durnstein, Danube Valley, A3601, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Unter den Linden

    Schillerstrasse 5, Krems, 3500, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Seespitz Hotel

    I came to Seefeld for a short winter break and stayed at the hotel Seespitz****. As the traffic was...

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  • Austria Trend Metropol

    Schillerplatz 1, Sankt Polten, 3100, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Orange Wings Wiener Neustadt

    Low price hotel, 42 EUR per room and night 06-5-2005 (not per person!) free internet access

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  • Gasthof Gerhart

    Elisabethstr 69-71, Perchtoldsdorf, 2380, Austria

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

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