Top 10 things to do in Lower Austria

Lower Austria

Austria's northeastern province surrounds Vienna

Lower Austria is a region in Austria.

See the Klosterneuburg Abbey and explore the surroundings of Vienna. Lower Austria also borders the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It's history is similar to that of the rest of Austria with a charming landscape dotted with castles.

Region in Austria
Typical length of visit: 1 day
Rating: 4.7

Top 10 things to do in Lower Austria

Schloss Hof

Schloss Hof
One of the most beautiful baroque buildings in the world

Klosterneuburg Monastery

Klosterneuburg Monastery
A Baroque Winery with an iconic Past and a visionary future...

A Baroque wine experience

A Baroque wine experience
Domäne Wachau is located in one of the world’s most stunning vineyard landscapes

A New Shrine to Austrian Wine

A New Shrine to Austrian Wine
The LOISIUM world of wine is a new addition visionary addition to Austria's wine country.

Arnulf Rainer Museum

Arnulf Rainer Museum
Tribute to a versatile and busy painter housed in a former bath that is a gem of 19th-century architecture

Art Breakfast in Klosterneuburg

Art Breakfast in Klosterneuburg
Join the monthly Art Breakfast at the nearly 900-year-old Klosterneuburg Monastery or the contemporary Kunstmuseum Essl

Art Brut Center Gugging

Art Brut Center Gugging
Offers an impressive and unconventional introduction to “Art Brut”

Bike from Castles to Vineyards

Bike from Castles to Vineyards
Breezing along the marvelous “Rieden Tour Süd” bike trail for a serene experience of Austria's wine hotspots

Caruntum

Caruntum
A popular excursion destination for lovers of cultural history, wine and delicious gourmet food from the nearby cities

Cheers: Viticulture in Lower Austria

Cheers: Viticulture in Lower Austria
Lower Austrian wine is prized as cultural heritage and elevated to cult status by committed wine-growers

Dining in the vineyards

Dining in the vineyards
Pamper yourself with Austrian hospitality amidst the striking views of a vineyard

Donaufestival

Donaufestival
The premier festival for performance and acoustic art, experimentation, pop, and subculture (April)

Enjoy a Vineyard Brunch

Enjoy a Vineyard Brunch
Weritas, a cool green shimmering glass structure is perched on the edge of the loess precipice called the Wagram...

Essl Collection - Klosterneuburg

Essl Collection - Klosterneuburg
Austria's most important post-war collection

Fine Dining on an organic farm

Fine Dining on an organic farm
The ingredients for the Salomon family’s award-winning restaurant are sourced from the estate’s bio-dynamic farm.

Glatt & Verkehrt

Glatt & Verkehrt
Artists from all over the world come to Krems to explore their own musical roots in an innovative, off-beat manner

Grafenegg Music Festival

Grafenegg Music Festival
A rare celebration of star-studded music performances in a castle

Gumpoldskirchen: Rustic country charm

Gumpoldskirchen: Rustic country charm
The main streets of the sleepy village comes to life as the local vintners open the doors to over 30 heuriger...

Kamptal Gardens

Kamptal Gardens
In the gardens of the Kamptal 19 unique oases of green can be visited in Lower Austria.

Kunstmeile Krems

Kunstmeile Krems
Abundant cultural experiences - from its historic town centre and museums to concert venues and gourmet restaurants

Loibnerhof

Loibnerhof
Taste why this restaurant has enjoyed cult status for its outstanding regional cuisine for decades

Loisiarte

Loisiarte
Music and literature festival set among the vineyards

Lower Austria: Architectural Highlights

Lower Austria: Architectural Highlights
Discover architectural highlights throughout Lower Austria - even in remote places and along the Danube river.

Lower Austria’s Wine Festival Season

Lower Austria’s Wine Festival Season
A choice of 800 delicious events such as luxurious seven course menus in elegant gourmet restaurants

Mohndorf

Mohndorf
Mohndorf - a small village in the Waldviertel has devoted itself totally to the poppy.

Nonseum in Herrnbaumgarten

Nonseum in Herrnbaumgarten
An eccentric, wacky village and a museum for inventions no one needs.

Open air museum in the Weinviertl

Open air museum in the Weinviertl
The Open Air museums consists of an entire village and is located in Lower Austria's Weinviertel.

Restaurant Nikolaihof

Restaurant Nikolaihof
Visit the Nikolaihof, a 12th century monastery turned Europe's first biodynamic wine estate

Retz' secret underground Labyrinth

Retz' secret underground Labyrinth
Visit Retz and discover the colorful history of a city whose wealth and culture is built around the wine trade.

Schrammel.Klang.Festival

Schrammel.Klang.Festival
Three days of Austrian folk music, sometimes conventional and occasionally eccentric.

Vineyards along the Danube

Vineyards along the Danube
Just past the city of Krems, you’ll encounter idyllic, terraced vineyards of the Wachau valley

Wein.Sinn: A Wine Discovery Tour

Wein.Sinn:  A Wine Discovery Tour
Invites you to discover the fascination of wine with its 8-station trail to experience wine and gain valuable insights

Weinviertel DAC

Weinviertel DAC
The most peppery white wine in Austria is grown in the Weinviertel region.

Wellenklaenge

Wellenklaenge
A festival transcending all borders between styles and genres set around the crystal-clear waters of Lake Lunz (July)

Wine & Wellness at Hotel Veltlin

Wine & Wellness at Hotel Veltlin
It is only a scenic hour’s drive north of Vienna