Austria - Lower Austria & Burgenland (Chapter)
This is the Lower Austria & Burgenland chapter from Lonely Planet’s Austria guidebook.
Surrounding Vienna on all sides, Lower Austria is a cradle of Austrian civilisation and a region offering visitors one of the country’s most lively cultural landscapes. The Danube River cuts a picturesque valley, the Wachau, through the region’s northwest. A place of magnificent natural beauty: vineyards, castles, abbeys and medieval villages.
- wandering the cultural landscape of the Wachau in the Danube Valley
- sipping wines in one of the pretty Heurigen (wine taverns) in towns like Rust
- going baroque at Stift Melk, a magnificent monastery in Melk, on the banks of the Danube
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Lower Austria, The Danube Valley, Waldviertel & Weinviertel, St Pölten, Herzogenburg, Mostviertel, March-Donauland, Wienerwald, Süd-Alpin, Burgenland, Eisenstadt, Burg Forchtenstein, Neusiedler See and Middle & Southern Burgenland.
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