In the immediate vicinity of the city of Vienna, there is a lot to do, because there are plenty of top sights outside of Vienna, which can be reached relatively quickly and are ideal for a Sunday trip or day trip. We start in the north and look over the Vienna Woods once around the city of Vienna. We discover 10 excursion destinations which we would like to list here as special excursion tips.
The 10 most beautiful sights near Vienna:
- Klosterneuburg Monastery
- Fossils World Weinviertel
- Castle Kreuzenstein with Eagle Station
- Hiking in the Hagenbachklamm
- Nature Park Sparbach
- Schlosspark Laxenburg and Franzensburg
- Seegrotte Hinterbrühl
- Visitor center at vienna airport
- National Park Donauauen
- Adventure Park Gänserndorf
1. Klosterneuburg Monastery
The magnificent abbey building provides an ideal day trip destination, starting with a visit to the premises of the emperor’s summer residence to a treasure trove, where there is a rich program. Closely related to this, the wine cellar of the oldest winery in Austria can be visited and visited. The journey to Klosterneuburg Monastery is well possible even with the public connections.
2. Fossils World Weinviertel
In Stetten near Korneuburg is the fossil world Weinviertel. An ideal destination for history-minded people and families, because at this excursion you travel to the time of the origin of the Weinviertler oyster reef. and the fascinating tropical world 17 million years ago. 650 fossil animal and plant species have been documented, an observation tower in the form of a tower snail built and for children there is an adventure playground with slides. Tip: right next to the castle Kreuzenstein, so well connected 🙂
3. Castle Kreuzenstein with Eagle Station
Enjoy a panoramic view of the Korneuburger Becken and immerse yourself in the possibility of the city of Vienna in the Middle Ages, which offers the castle Kreuzenstein. With an armor chamber, and armory is also taken care of everything a knight needs 🙂
The Eagle Station Kreuzenstein offers fascinating flying shows with free-flying birds of prey. Thus, an ideal supplement for a family trip to the Middle Ages.
4. Hiking in the Hagenbachklamm
A walk, a hike with the children, with the family or just for two, the Hagenbachklamm can be done depending on whether only briefly along the water to the bird of prey or up to Tulbingerkogel only briefly or extensively.
5. Nature Park Sparbach
Pure nature, the oldest nature park in Austria is not only a walled, park-like area with many animals, there are also old castles within the grounds. Thus, an ideal destination for a walk surrounded by the inhabitants of the forest. In addition, there are play areas for children.
6. Schlosspark Laxenburg and Franzensburg
Enjoy romantic moments, traveling on a boat for two on a boat on the way, this is the castle park in Laxenburg with the historic Franzensburg.
7. Seegrotte Hinterbrühl – sights around vienna
Also 60 meters deep underground, it goes on romantically to adventurous, because the Seegrotte Hinterbrühl offers with Europe’s largest underground lake a spectacular excursion tip! Once a mine, today it is a show mine or even movie set for the movie “The Three Musketeers”. As a year-round destination is also open in winter, or visitable by guide including a boat trip.
8. Visitor center at vienna airport
The visitor world “VISIT AIR” at Vienna Airport (also Schwechat airport) not only offers a viewing terrace, or tours on the Vienna International Airport, but has also been expanded to include a multimedia world of 600 m². By the good public binding one arrives here fast at the place of the excursion destination.
9. National Park Donauauen
The Donauauen National Park is Central Europe’s largest and most intact landscape. Even in the Visitor Center in the Orth Castle there is already a lot to see with the current exhibitions, a lookout tower and a National Park lounge with insights into underwater life. Through the guided tours offered you also get a lot of information transmitted or there are also many walks where you can actively march through the National Park.
10. Adventure Park Gänserndorf
The adventure park Gänserndorf offers a combination of action, adventure, recreation and adventure pedagogy. It is an amusement park in a natural environment. In the forest climbing garden you can climb between the old oak trees, go on slacklines, go-karting, archery … for smaller children there is also a petting zoo and the possibility to ride on ponies.