Lake Neusiedl, locally known as Neusiedl See, lies in Austria's easternmost Burgenland region near the border with Hungary. It is a very popular holiday destination in Austria, because of its stunning natural beauty and a number of self-catering Lake Neusiedl accommodation to entertain everyone from families to cyclists and wind surfers and sailors.
The lake is Europe's largest steppe lake, with little depth, but has a rich ecosystem of flora and fauna that lives around it. Visitors will find that their holiday apartments Lake Neusiedl puts them at the heart of a wildlife sanctuary. The lake is a UNESCO World Heritage site, with about 300 species of birds, 5 kilometre reed belts and a 1 meter average water depth. You will also find rare plant species, Asinara White donkeys, Mangalitza pigs and Grey Hungarian cattle in their natural habitat here.
There is also plenty of culture, good wine, fine food and adventure sport that you can enjoy using your Lake Neusiedl accommodation as a base. Biking is a popular activity, as are hiking, sailing, kite surfing, wind surfing, rowing and manoeuvring a pedalo through the lake. Galleries, museums, opera and operetta, rock festivals and classical music can all be enjoyed at venues around the lake.
The landscape of the Burgenland region is peppered with cherry blossoms and vineyards, villages and delicious home made Austrian food. The town called Rust is known for its storks and Morbisch's white-washed houses form a charming contrast with its abundant flowers. The holiday apartments in Lake Neusiedl are well-equipped to let you explore the wonderful region and enjoy daily adventures, as well as travelling further afield to discover more of Austria's lakes. Some great examples are Wolfgangsee and Wörthersee.