Lower Austria: Joys of Autumn
Autumn is already in Lower Austria. The autumn is linked with wine. There are over 100 Lower Austrian towns preparing celebrations.
The main regions where the wine celebrations take place are Wachau, Kremstal, Kamptal, Traisental, Wagram, Weinviertel, Thermenregion and Carnuntum. These are the places to visit if you want to experience the most beautiful celebrations in the area.
Wine Autumn as the locals call it combines what people love the best about this season – wine, old traditions, gastronomy, or colorful autumn nature. Often, there are many new things introduced.
Celebrations in wine streets lure you to places where Lower Austrian wine is produced. Lately, tourism and bike tours across vineyards have been popular among tourists. These types of activities combine experiencing the land with some physical activity. You can observe the beautiful landscape where wine grows also on Spitzer Weinwanderweg trail. The trail goes across the most famouy vineyards and leads you to the beautiful vistas over Wachau.
Over 1000 various events – some are large, some small, some for amily, and some grandiose. The offer of wine is vast and the same applies for cuisine related to wine consumption. This lures hedonists to meet here in good mood with traditional Lower-Austrian music.
There are over 1100 wine streets in Lower Austria also known as "villages without chimneys", as folks call them. A wine street is a street with wine cellars and prss shops. The oldest wine cellar is 1,6 km long in Haders village, Pulkautal region. Another beautiful wine streets is in region of Weinviertel, more concrete in Wildendürnbach town. The oldest cellars were built in the 17th century.
In case you like bikes, we recommend to pay a visit to the town of Retz. You will be surrounded by the historical Verderberhaus complex. It is in Venetian renaissance style which takes you back to the old times. The underground is the main attraction of this little town for you can find there "cellar of experiences" which has 21 kilometers of corridors 30 meters under ground. This makes it the largest wine cellar in central Europe!
There is an oportunity to learn about wine in modern fashion by visiting Loisium a wine theme park. They introduce you to the grape juice in a creative way by using lighting and sound effects, CGI, and exhibits. Winzer Krems, an association of wine makers (its residence is in Sandgrube 13, Krems an der Donau) presents their krem wine. Cellar chateau in Dürnstein is one of the most beautiful places of the Wachau wine.
We certainly can go on and on. The Wine Autumn is one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. Pay a visit to our neighbors, enjoy viticulture by taking part in old traditions, magical celebrations, and delicious tastings.
Source and photo: PR, Lower Austria
Ski resorts in Lower Austria are known for offering opportunities for almost everyone who likes fun on the slope. Whether it is the family slope in Annaberg or the ski slopes of the Semmering World Cup, the Lower Austrian ski resorts offer everything - from very light to really challenging ski slopes.
Over 4200 kilometers of cycling trail, eight top-notch trails with well thought out infrastructure, themed cycling regions, radial cycling trails, new bike parks, trails, and family cycling trails. This all can be found in Lower Austria.
Lower Austria's land exhibition is held every other year. Both its location and topic change. This year, the exhibition takes place in the southern part of the Waldviertel, at Pöggstall chateau. We intended to see the exhibition for ourselves. The following lines hopefully inspire you to go there as well.
Lower Austria is exceptional for its great infrastructure, amazing services, and nature and mountains where you can make countless trips to. Mountains and forests are great in summer. You can hide hear from the heat and enjoy adventure and fun. We selcted six tips for trips ensuring great experiences typical for the region of Lower Austria.
In the season before Christmas, Lower Austria transfers to a land of Christmas markets. They are everywhere. You may find them at chateaus, in towns, at old ruins, in wine streets, on squares or in the mountains. We bring you a list of the best ones.
Lower Austria's ski resort are situated near from Bratislava. People who love skiing and winter sports may enjoy several ski resorts, 200 kilometers of ski slopes, and about 100 ski tows.
Spring is best season in the year to set out to Lower Austria and explore its beauties. Hop on your bike and set out by tourist trail to escape winter and taste new wines and the last days of skiing.
Lower Austria is again this year venue for many exhibitions and festivals worth seeing. Join us to see interesting events. Interesting exhibitions take us back in time and see the history of our food habits, also we will see amazing works of art in gren, or we will see an exhibition on world photography.
Vacation is best to take in Summer. It is great to spend it in beautiful mountain environment either you are in a pair or you have family with small children. Lower Austria features over 15 thousand trails – mountain trails or theme trails which are there waiting only for you!
Easy hills great for children but for grown-ups as well. There are ski slopes and tows without long lines. We talk about Lower austria. Mostly, there are blue-difficulty ski slopes and around you can find amusing parks, freeride arenas, evening skiing, and ski slopes suitable for sportsmen. This all is not far away.
The autumn is in its full swing. The weather is beautiful which inspired us to visit Lower Austria, a destination which encourages you to uncover its interesting history. There are some world’s most unique historical sights, Schloss Hof included, we will take a look at it in the following lines
The bike season is about to start. It is about the highest time to take out your bike from the garage or basement. Wash it, oil it, pump the air into the tire and set of for an adventure. Those who love to explore the world on bike there are couple of interested theme trails in Austria.
In case you don’t know where to in summer, a great alternative option to spending a vacation on the sea are mountains. You will breathe fresh mountain air, sunbathing on forest meadows and terraces. There are not overcrowded pools, traffic jams or noisy air conditioning. Only beautiful mountains, crystal clear lakes, and cozy huts. Don’t hesitate no more and go with us to a one-day trek, a weekend stay, or entire summer vacation into the mountains of Lower Austria.
We continue in giving you tips for treks. Last week we enjoyed beautiful Lower-Austrian mountains and towns. Our first stop is one of the most popular cabins in Lower Austria. It is situated in Göstling and it is called ÖTK Schutzhaus Hochkar. Once you get there you can expect cozy accommodation and only the best cuisine.
In the two preceeding articles of our miniseries on the mountains of Lower Austria presenting tips and points of interests for the summer. We are going to continue in this today.
These days we received a new bike map of Lower Austria. Except of 7 TOP trails, there are bike trails suitable for families with small children. Also, you can find there routes for more demanding bikers. And, last but not least, there are new tips for star treks with places where are attractions and adventurous places.
Should you try to find some tips for trips, Lower Austria offers many. You can cool yourself on a boat ride on the largest underground lake in Europe. Or you can travel in time in a nostalgia express. People who love animals and nature can observe their life under water in Unterwasserrreich natural park, or they can watch bears of Arbesbach. And this is hardly everything you can do there.
Summer is for tourism and extraordinary experiences. Recently we have visited Lower Austria. There we had a multiple-days trip and also hikes along historical trails. We learned about wild nature and on the following lines we tell you more about our journey, perhaps even inspire you to do some.
Fall, the most beautiful of seasons, is slowly getting started. Lets visit our neighbors in Lower Austria and introduce their fascinating festival which displays old traditions, parades, and delicious tasting.
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