These three city hikes are perfect if you’re in the mood for culture, architecture and plenty of fun. You’ll explore the most beautiful places on foot, with plenty of time to visit museums, churches and exhibitions. The first city that comes to mind when you think of Austria, is, of course, magnificent Vienna which has endless highlights. We’ve put together a great itinerary that takes you to the most impressive spots in and around the 1st district.
However, in this Collection, we don’t only focus on the capital; Wels and St Pölten are two insider tips that also have a lot to offer. Both cities are a pleasant size and great for a relaxing day trip. You can walk past impressive house facades, especially from the Baroque period, through historic alleys and visit various museums. You can easily reach the starting points by public transport so you can start your hike in a relaxed way.
It is actually impossible to pack the most beautiful places in Vienna in just one tour. There are too many impressive buildings, exciting museums and stately parks in the capital. In this six and a half kilometer round you will discover a varied selection of highlights in and around the 1st district…
Wels is located on the banks of the Traun between the well-known Danube valley and the hilly foothills of the Alps. After Linz, it is the second largest city in Upper Austria and can look back on a long history: Wels was already mentioned as a market in the year 1000 and was therefore an important trading…
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St. Pölten is Austria's youngest provincial capital and has a lot to offer: museums, historic squares, modern districts and colorful parks await exploration on the banks of the Traisen. Only half an hour by train from Vienna Central Station, the capital of Lower Austria is also a perfect day trip from…
Very nice garden between the castle and town houses. At the exit to the town square there is a handkerchief tree that blooms in May. Very large, white flowers!wels.gv.at/lebensbereiche/freizeit-und-sport/parks-und-spielplaetze/burggarten
Tip by Ingrid
Just a few minutes' walk from the main building, the ALBERTINA modern is the latest addition to Vienna's museum landscape and offers insights into the art world from 1945 to the present day. The historic building from 1865 has been extensively renovated true to the original and stands in exciting contrast to the contemporary program inside.
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Klangturm St. Pölten
With a total height (including antenna) of 77 meters, the Klangturm St. Pölten is home to the state capital’s most beautiful viewing terrace. At a height of 47 meters, it can be reached either with the panorama lift or via 280 steps.
The Klangturm is also the landmark of St. Pölten, on the ground floor it has an information center that is available to all visitors to the country house and government district for information. Admission free!
Text / source: Tourismusinfo St. Pölten
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