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Cycling route Thayarunde, © Waldviertel Tourismus/Studio Kerschbaum

Family holidays in Lower Austria

Ideas and tips for vacations, holidays and excursions with the kids

Whether it's a long-awaited holiday or a spontaneous weekend trip with the whole family, Lower Austria is the perfect place for families, thanks to its array of children’s excursion destinations, family-friendly ski resorts and affordable accommodation.

The words ‘boring’ and ‘tired’ do not exist here. Instead, Lower Austria should inspire budding explorers and still be relaxing. Family holidays offer something for everyone. So that everyone from 0 to 99 will have an unforgettable trip, we have compiled our recommendations for your family holiday - from the northern Waldviertel to Carnuntum, and from the Mostviertel to the Vienna Alps. They include a varied range of excursion destinationsevent tips, family-friendly accommodation, activities for all kinds of weather, and the names of child-friendly inns in the area. Make your holiday special for all the family.

Excursion and holiday ideas for families

Bio-Bauernhof Prannleithen, © Waldviertel Tourismus/

Farm holidays

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Eis-Greissler Adventure Park, © Wiener Alpen/Fülöp&Kremsl

Excursion destinations and attractions

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Cool off tired legs in the fresh water in the Ötschergräben.
, © Niederösterreich-Werbung/Andreas Jakwerth

Hiking tips for families

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Mountaincarts, Schneeberg, © Niederösterreich CARD/

Fun and Action

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Wachau donkey adventure, © Niederösterreich Werbung/ Stefan Fuertbauer

Wildly cool hikes

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Adventure holiday for young and old, ©

Adventure holidays hosts

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Wirtshaus Apfelbauer, © Rita Newman

Child-friendly inns

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Cycling for kids, © Mostviertel Tourismus /

Cycling with children

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