Lawn chess and snack garden

Lower Austria's most striking themed gardens invite you on a fresh-air excursion – for the entire family and quite close to Vienna

Chess figures stand on the lawn while energy flows along the Chakra Path: Lower Austria’s most original themed gardens offer a host of adventures. Plenty of fun and enjoyment are sure to be had on these explorations of garden worlds, power spots, and sundials.

Of giant spirals and precious gems
Good mood guaranteed: A visit to these themed gardens takes you to herbs, kitsch and art: A garden world for the whole family awaits you at the Kittenberg Themed Gardens in Schiltern. Walk your way through more than 40 garden ideas – a possible record-breaker is the herb spiral, said to be the world’s largest. Encounter the green thumbs of Kittenberg again at the Amethyst World in Maissau: Chakra Path and snack garden form energetic themed gardens revolving around this violet gem.

Original meadow magic
The Earth-Fire Garden in Neuhofen also features a meeting with elementary forces. Outdoor fans can explore nature here with all their senses. The Caricature Garden in Brunn is unique: Oversized witches and sorcerers, animals and chess figures people the merry terrain. Stone artworks fascinate visitors in the sculpture park at the Waldviertel Art Museum. And the Sundial Garden of Johann Jindra definitely has a place in the sun: Its many sundials are all handmade based on old design plans.