18 days in Lower Austria Itinerary

18 days in Lower Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Vienna International Airport, Drive to Gostling an der Ybbs
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Gostling an der Ybbs
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gmuend
— 2 nights
Drive
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Weissenkirchen
— 5 nights
Drive
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Wiener Neustadt
— 4 nights
Drive
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Petronell-Carnuntum
— 3 nights
Drive to Vienna International Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Gostling an der Ybbs — 3 nights

Visit Wallfahrtsbasilika Sonntagberg and Stift Seitenstetten for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Erlebniswelt Mendlingtal and Erlaufschlucht. Get out of town with these interesting Gostling an der Ybbs side-trips: Tierpark Stadt Haag (in Haag) and Ötscherbach (in Wienerbruck).

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Gostling an der Ybbs trip maker tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Gostling an der Ybbs is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Gmuend.
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Gmuend — 2 nights

Gmünd is a town in the northwestern Waldviertel region of Lower Austria and the capital of the Gmünd district. On the 9th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Naturpark Blockheide, then get a dose of the wild on Naturpark Hochmoor UnterWasserReich Schrems, and then look for gifts at Die Kaesemacherwelt. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Osterreichisches Freimaurermuseum Im Schloss Rosenau, explore the historical opulence of Ruine Kollmitz, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Naturpark Heidereichsteiner Moor.

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Traveling by car from Gostling an der Ybbs to Gmuend takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Weissenkirchen.
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Weissenkirchen — 5 nights

Take a break from the city and head to Wachau Valley and Weinweg Langenlois. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Melk Abbey and Durnstein Abbey. Step out of Weissenkirchen with an excursion to Die Kathedralkirche Maria Himmelfahrt in Sankt Polten--about 34 minutes away.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Weissenkirchen travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Gmuend to Weissenkirchen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Weissenkirchen are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wiener Neustadt.
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Wiener Neustadt — 4 nights

Wiener Neustadt is a city located south of Vienna, in the state of Lower Austria, in north-east Austria. Take a break from the city and head to Rosarium and Schneeberg. Do some cultural sightseeing at Dom Wiener Neustadt and Burgruine Kirchschlag. Explore Wiener Neustadt's surroundings by going to Franzensburg (in Laxenburg), Baden (Roemertherme & Burgruine Rauhenstein Castle) and Hinterbruhl (Naturpark Sparbach & Seegrotte Hinterbruhl). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Johannesbachklamm, explore the historical opulence of Turkensturz, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Die St. Georgs-Kathedrale.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Wiener Neustadt trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Weissenkirchen to Wiener Neustadt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Petronell-Carnuntum.
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Petronell-Carnuntum — 3 nights

Petronell-Carnuntum is a community of Bruck an der Leitha in Austria.GeographyPetronell-Carnuntum lies in the industrial area of Lower Austria. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Roman City Carnuntum and Heidentor gate. Get some historical perspective at Schloss Eckartsau and The Hainburg Castle. Spend the 21st (Thu) exploring nature at Nationalpark Donau-Auen. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hof and get engrossed in the history at Museum Carnuntinum.

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You can drive from Wiener Neustadt to Petronell-Carnuntum in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive back home.
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Lower Austria travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Castles · Specialty Museums
The country's largest province, Lower Austria, offers tourists a taste of Austrian history, culture, and scenery. This region is actually situated in the northernmost part of the country, but was named for its location downriver along the Danube. Take part in outdoor recreation or relax at a top-quality vineyard. Like much of Austria, this region hosts forests and mountains and is dotted with castles and lakes. Additional attractions include museums of traditional handicrafts, a historical abbey, and the nation's newest capital town.
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