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Lower Austria (German: Niederösterreich) — as the name implies — is a state of Austria.


Lower Austria is split into 4 regions each called a viertel (German for quarter).

Regions of Lower Austria
  Industrieviertel (Industrial Quarter)
  Mostviertel (Most Quarter)
A hilly region with lots of beautiful countryside. Is especially pretty in mid April when trees bloom. Most is a form of cider that is grown here from pears and apples.
  Waldviertel (Forest Quarter)
  Weinviertel (Wine Quarter)


Other destinations[edit]

Gobelinzimmer (tapestry room) in the imperial wing of Göttweig Abbey
  • 1 Laxenburg castles. Laxenburg castles (Q380298) on Wikidata Laxenburg castles on Wikipedia

Top excursion destinations in the Waldviertel[edit]

  • 2 National Park Thayatal. National Park Thayatal (Q612901) on Wikidata Thayatal National Park on Wikipedia

Top excursion destinations in the Weinviertel[edit]

  • 1 Retzer Land — a small wine region
  • MAMUZ Schloss Asparn/Zaya. MAMUZ (Q115221503) on Wikidata

Top excursion destinations in the Donau region[edit]

Top excursion destinations in the Mostviertel[edit]

  • 4 Ybbstal and Ybbstal alps. Ybbstal (Q1229840) on Wikidata
  • 5 Ötscher. Ötscher (Q307436) on Wikidata Ötscher on Wikipedia
  • 6 Naturpark Ötscher-Tormäuer. Naturpark Ötscher-Tormäuer (Q1970707) on Wikidata
  • 7 Lunzer See. Lunzer See (Q1877522) on Wikidata
  • 8 Erlaufsee
  • 9 Mariazell Basilica. Mariazell Basilica (Q669743) on Wikidata Mariazell Basilica on Wikipedia
  • 10 UNESCO world nature heritage Dürrenstein. Dürrenstein (Q1400400) on Wikidata
  • 11 Erlebniswelt Mendlingtal. (Q93343114) on Wikidata
  • 12 Tierpark Haag (Zoo Haag). Tierpark Haag (Q2432301) on Wikidata
  • Natur und Erlebnispark Puchenberg
  • 13 Kameltheater Kernhof. Kameltheater Kernhof (Q1722919) on Wikidata

Top excursion destinations in the Vienna alps[edit]

In the south of lower austria are the Vienna Hausberge. Vienna Hausberge (Q1665157) on Wikidata Vienna Hausberge on Wikipedia

  • 14 Hohe Wand. Hohe Wand (Q475028) on Wikidata Hohe Wand (mountain) on Wikipedia
  • 15 Rax. Rax (Q149533) on Wikidata Rax on Wikipedia
  • 16 Schneeberg. Rax-Schneeberg Group (Q685334) on Wikidata Rax-Schneeberg Group on Wikipedia


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Go next[edit]


Salzkammergut, [[Hallstatt|Hallstatt]], Attersee, Traunsee, Almtal, Gosau

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