10 Top Attractions in Lower Austria

top things to do in Lower Austria, the best places

Lower Austria, the country around Vienna, has many attractions to offer. We have collected some for you here. These sights an attractions in Lower Austria are in our opinion to highlight and definitely worth a visit.

10 Top Attractions in Lower Austria

The proximity to Vienna makes it possible to undertake day trips to Lower Austria. For example, a Sunday excursion is always useful. On the one hand you can visit sights near Vienna or thermal baths near Vienna, on the other hand you can reach within 1 to 2 hours all important destinations in Lower Austria.

Reservoir Ottenstein in the Waldviertel

A natural jewel in the middle of the Waldviertel. This reservoir is ideal for hiking tours, but especially as a trip tip in connection with a boat trip. Tip: Rent a boat and plan a picnic. Pure romance! 🙂

Blick auf den Stausee Ottenstein
Stausee Ottenstein © Waldviertel Tourismus, Studio Kerschbaum

Sonnentor – Experience in the Waldviertel

Sonnentor is not only known as a tea or spice seller, but is also a tourist attraction in the Waldviertel. Here you get an insight into the production / filling, but also about the topic of organic, farm, herbs and much more.

Kittenberger experience gardens

A special excursion tip when it comes to the inspiration for new gardens. However, the theme gardens have been enriched with many enhancements in recent years. Playgrounds for children, large slides and animal experiences meanwhile offer a complete day trip destination.

Lunzer See in the Mostviertel

Still an insider tip in the south of the Mostviertel. Between the mountains of the Ybbstal Alps lies the Lunzer See with a guaranteed cooling and ideal for a boat trip.

Mendlingtal in the Mostviertel

In the Mendlingtal one can go to the historical workplaces and activities of the lumberjacks. A cool walk between the rocks and over the water.

Erlaufsee and Gemeindealpe

A good combination of a trip offers the Erlaufsee, the Gemeindealpe and the nearby Basilica Maria Zell. The Erlaufsee provides fun for bathing, adventurous rides are guaranteed by the Mountainarts.

Schneeberg and Schneebergbahn

The Schneeberg with its Schneebergbahn is on the one hand a railway experience from Vienna, on the other hand a great hiking region.

Eis Greissler in the Viennese Alps

One of the new top destinations in the Viennese Alps is the famous ice cream maker “Eis Greissler”. Where the Austrian ice cream is stirred you can take a look at the production, let it through and let the kids run riot.

MAMUZ Urgeschichtemuseum Asparn an der Zaya

In the north of Vienna the Urgeschichtemuseum is only a stone’s throw away from the city limits.

Retzer experience cellar and Windmill in the Weinviertel

A highlight in the north of the Weinviertel and ideally suited as a day trip destination is the Retzer experience cellar, the town of Retz and its wine taverns, but also the historic windmill. These destinations in Lower Austria should definitely visit.

We also recommend the thermal baths near Vienna and of course the top attractions in Burgenland and the top sights in vienna.