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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Lower Austria. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Lower Austria is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Lower Austria

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    1

    Unterberggipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    The lower mountain in Lower Austria is with its 1,342 meters one of the highest peaks in the Gutenstein Alps. It is located at the western end of the Piestingtal, …

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    Hausstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Hausstein is only a modest 664 meters high, but it offers you a wonderful view of the surrounding landscape. Around you are long chains of wooded mountains and just …

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    Hubertushaus

    Hiking Highlight

    Mainly on the Springlessteig (via ferrata A), the much more difficult mountain climbing route (via ferrata C / D) or a light, inspiring climb over the Turmsteig (II) to reach …

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    Habsburghaus

    Hiking Highlight

    Probably the most rustic refuge on the Rax - and at the same time the most difficult to reach. Here there is not only nice hospitality with good food and …

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    Hoher Stein

    Hiking Highlight

    After a short climb on the Hohe Stein you have a wonderful view of the Wachau and the surrounding landscape from above.

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    Tulln

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Along the Danube through Tulln is a lasting experience, the figures of the Nibelungen saga and the fountains are just great, always worth a trip.

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    Hermannskogel

    Hiking Highlight

    The Hermannskogel with its 542 meters is the highest mountain in Vienna. Located on the border to Lower Austria, it can be reached from Döbling, the 19th district of Vienna, …

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    Kraftwerk Greifenstein

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Here you can switch between the variants of the Danube Bike Path on both banks. For cyclists, the northern side is usually better in summer, as there are fewer pedestrians, children, boats, etc.

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    Stift Melk

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Benedictine Monastery Melk is located in Lower Austria near the town of Melk on the right bank of the Danube. As a symbol of the Wachau, it is a …

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    10

    Dürnstein

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Blue-white rises the church tower over the Danube, the small place invites one to linger. Nice little monastery. Look at the church from the inside and the terrace. There is a beautiful view of the Danube.
    Refreshments.

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    Husarentempel

    Hiking Highlight

    12.01.2019 - Beautiful highlight and a special vantage point which can be reached in one hour from Mödling. You can see all over Vienna and the atmosphere with a temple …

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    Hameau

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    ... not only for hikers but also for bikers a highlight. Several benches in a clearing and the last remaining hut of the "Holländerdörfl" invite you to rest. From here …

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    Rastplatz Jägerwiese

    Hiking Highlight

    I have always liked to return to the Jägerwiese since my childhood. It is a beautiful destination and invites you to a picnic in the countryside. Of course, a lot …

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    Laxenburg bei Wien

    Bike Touring Highlight

    📷 ... the ice cream parlor is a hit - worth seeing the city with park 😊👍

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    Hochkar Gipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    The Hochkar summit cross is certainly worth a visit. If you can not manage the climb, you can come here from the lift station on a fairly easy way. Wonderful …

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    Burg Mödling

    Hiking Highlight

    02/23/2021 - Fog down in the city but up at the castle a fantastic blue sky with yellow sun and it was already warm.

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    Schwarzer Turm

    Hiking Highlight

    Already on the way there you pass several grottos and charming rock scenes. Once at the top you can visit next to the narrow valley and Mödling also enthroned above …

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    Flusskreuzung

    Bike Touring Highlight

    In addition to the rivers, the corresponding cycle paths 51 (Wiener Neustädter Canal or "Niederösterreichischer Thermenradweg") and Eurovelo 9A (Triesting-Au cycle path) also cross here

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    Am Harzberg

    Hiking Highlight

    📷 04/27/2019 - ... very good all-round view ... downstairs with a good tavern "Am Harzberg" for the hungry - whoever wants to can go there by car, there are parking spaces .... 😊👍👍

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    Fähre

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The small ferry is indispensable here. It is convenient to be able to translate here to Dürnstein or to the Rossatzer page. Here is also a nice place to stay and watch.

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