Holiday apartments Lower Austria in the federal state of Austria stretches around the Austrian capital city of Vienna and is bordered by Upper Austria, Styria, Burgenland and the Czech Republic. Lower Austria is home to the Viennese Alps where you will find the breathtaking 2076m high mountain of Schneeberg. Further north are the beautiful Vienna Woods, a vast forest nestled with villages and castles. Here you can take long walks through the stunning scenery from your Lower Austria accommodation. The Danube plain is where you will find the vineyards. World renowned grapes are pressed here such as Gamay to create famous wines and to the west of Vienna you will be able to sample the excellent Apricot Brandy production, well known beyond Austria.
The area around your holiday apartments Lower Austria is worth seeing if you seek culture and fun. West of Vienna you will find a 9th Century monastery, now a UNESCO world heritage site. Across from here you can visit the historical landscape of the Wachau in the Danube region. This is an important wine-growing region and is annually visited by many tourists. The town Durnstein, located at Wachau near to your Lower Austria accommodation is one of the popular towns to visit. High above this place are the ruins of Durnstein, where King Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned before being shipped to the German emperor to pay a large sum of money to England. The Lower Austrian state also includes the Waldviertel region which offers even more history as well as cultural insights, including local food and wine.