Excursion destinations and attractions

From informative adventure worlds and unique historical sites, to botanical gardens and romantic wine cellar lanes, Lower Austria's excursion destinations could not be more varied.

Top excursion tips for your trip to Lower Austria

Whether you want to explore new places, discover treasures, or simply enjoy a few hours of peace, Lower Austria offers a rainbow of excursion destinations for every taste, and every time budget. The experiences on offer range from the untouched nature park to interactive themed tours, and from magnificent historic buildings to modern museums.

History and culture

History is fun! Lower Austria's fascinating castles, ruins, and splendid palaces are waiting for you to explore them. Sensational excavation sites and entire Roman cities also attract visitors. Venerable monasteries and grand churches offer guided tours and host cultural events all year round. Spectacular museums invite art lovers of all ages to enjoy their exhibits, and to engage in a wide range of educational activities.

Epic adventures and elemental relaxation

Say goodbye to boredom! Would you like to hike all the way up to the peak of a mountain, or would you prefer to dip your feet in the lake and relax? Depending on the season, Lower Austria offers a whole range of activities for keen climbers, cowboys/girls, snow hares and merfolk alike. As well as circular voyages on the grand ships and rounds of golf, air sports are popular. Paragliding, hot air balloon rides and helicopter flights are sure to make even the bravest hearts beat faster.