The magnificent landscape, the slow pace and culinary delights of Waldviertel, north to the Danube, Austria will steal your heart. Wald is German for woods and indeed the area has wide areas of coniferous forests with river valleys and green fields in between.
You don't have to worry about Waldviertel accommodation. There is a good number of well-appointed holiday homes in Waldviertel so once you are settled in, explore Thaya Valley National Park on a hike or bike tour then cool off in the Kamp lakes. Lounge on the shores or on a boat and enjoy the Wackelsteine, gigantic stones that the Celts once revered as cult objects with special powers.
Waldviertel accommodation is also close to places rich in history. For instance, Zwettl and Altenburg abbeys go all the way back to the early Middle ages. There are also more than a few fortresses including Rosenburg, a splendid Renaissance fortress. There's also Rappottenstein, a medieval castle that looms high into the sky.
Waldviertel boasts various culinary treasures which you can sample at holiday homes Waldviertel. One is fresh carp from local fish ponds and another is potatoes which are commonly served as dumplings. Also popular is Mohnzelten, poppy seed cake made with potato dough. Wine lovers will love the wines from the south. Langenlois, Lower Austria's largest wine producing community is located here in the upper Kamp river valley. Waldviertel accommodation is available in all of these places as well as being a great place to start off your exploration in Lower Austria. The region is also close to the neighbouring state of Upper Austria and to the border of the Czech Republic for the visitors who are wanting to travel further.