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Places of interest
Discover ancient sites, extraordinary finds and mystical rock formations shrouded in mystery in the midst of nature, or go in search of the meaning of life or inner peace on one of the Lower Austrian pilgrimage routes. Recharge your batteries in the most beautiful places in Lower Austria, where inspiring natural scenery, cultural diversity and warm-hearted encounters await you.
On the Austrian bank of the Morava River, approximately 30 minutes from Bratislava, is the small town of Marchegg. With its almost 3,000 inhabitants, it is one of the medium-sized municipalities in Austria. The baroque castle, the nature reserve or the newly opened cycle bridge Vysomarch attract attention.
While in the past there were up to 12 towns (bridges and fords) on the Austrian-Slovak border, where it was possible to cross the Morava River, during the period of the so-called not a single road bridge survived the Iron Curtain. The only exception was the railway bridge between Devínská Nová Ves and the town of Marchegg, but it also operated only in a limited mode.
Lower Austria is known for its beautiful nature and cultural monuments. Come with us to discover the most beautiful routes leading through tunnels, through the forest, along the old railway, to waterfalls or ferries across the Danube. In addition, we will not miss the very popular Lower Austrian Landscape Exhibition.
Do you want to go for beautiful nature, sports and refreshments? Our goal this time will be Upper Austria, which is perfect for summer days. Although many other travelers have a similar idea, we still do not encounter crowded beaches around the local lakes, nor do crowds form on the local ferratas, bike trails and hiking trails.
During our bike trials we stoped in the town of Hainburg. This medieval town with Hainburg castle above hides many natural and historical mysteries. One of them is Röthelstein castle ruins hidden in a national park.
Near Bratislava close to borders with Austria and Hungary there is an Endorheic and salty Lake Neusiedl. Near Balaton it is the only steppe lake in Europe. Its depth is 2 meters at most and thanks to this it became a paradise for unique fauna and flora. Also it is popular among tourists, sportsmen and everyone who likes nature.
Last week we visited the town of Baden in Lower Austria, we already know about its history and perhaps the biggest tourist attraction - spa. Today we will continue to explore. We will look at interesting sights and institutions, recommend a few social events and finally give some tips for trips to the surroundings of the city.
Approximately 30 kilometers south of Vienna, in the province of Lower Austria extends spa town of Baden (unofficially Baden bei Wien), which was at the time of the monarchy popular place in Austria's elite and now offers a unique atmosphere full of elegance and grandeur.
The highest peak of Dachstein is called Hoher Dachstein. It is a massive mountain rising to 2 995 m. You can find it above sleep southern slopes. You can reach the glacier are below the summit either by walking from the northwest (usually from Adamek Hütte and Simony Hütte). You will go along ferratas along the southern slope. Or you can take the Südwandbahn cable car.
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