6 days in Lower Austria Itinerary

6 days in Lower Austria Itinerary

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6 days in Lower Austria Itinerary

Start: Munich
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Wiener Neustadt
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Krems an der Donau
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Durnstein
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Petronell-Carnuntum
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Munich

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Wiener Neustadt

Wiener Neustadt ©
Wiener Neustadt is a city located south of Vienna, in the state of Lower Austria, in north-east Austria. For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Wiener Neustadt road trip planner .

Munich, Germany to Wiener Neustadt is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Munich in August, Wiener Neustadt is much warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Krems an der Donau.

Things to do in Wiener Neustadt

Historic Sites Museums
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Dom Wiener Neustadt ©
Dom Wiener Neustadt

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Krems an der Donau

Krems an der Donau ©
Krems an der Donau is a town of 23,992 inhabitants in Austria, in the federal state of Lower Austria. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Nostalgiewelt Eggenburg, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilika Maria Dreieichen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre Krems St. Veit - Dom der Wachau, then get a taste of the local shopping with Dominikanerkirche, and finally get engrossed in the history at Gozzoburg.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Krems an der Donau road trip planning site .

You can drive from Wiener Neustadt to Krems an der Donau in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Wiener Neustadt in August; daily highs in Krems an der Donau reach 26°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Durnstein.

Things to do in Krems an der Donau

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kartause Mauerbach, Nostalgiewelt Eggenburg, Schloss Walpersdorf, Basilika Maria Dreieichen, Egon Schiele Birth House
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Nostalgiewelt Eggenburg ©
Nostalgiewelt Eggenburg
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Schloss Walpersdorf
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Kartause Mauerbach

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Durnstein

Durnstein ©
Dürnstein is a small town on the Danube river in the Krems-Land district, in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Domane Wachau, step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Duernstein, make a trip to Stift Durnstein, steep yourself in history at Stift Herzogenburg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melk Abbey, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Durnstein visit planner .

Durnstein is very close to Krems an der Donau. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Petronell-Carnuntum.

Things to do in Durnstein

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Weissenkirchen, Melk, Stift Herzogenburg, Wallfahrtskirche Maria Laach
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Stift Herzogenburg ©
Stift Herzogenburg
Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt ©
Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt
Wehrkirche St. Michael ©
Wehrkirche St. Michael

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Petronell-Carnuntum

Petronell-Carnuntum ©
Petronell-Carnuntum is a community of Bruck an der Leitha in Austria.GeographyPetronell-Carnuntum lies in the industrial area of Lower Austria. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): examine the collection at Roman City Carnuntum, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hof, and then browse the exhibits of Schloss Eckartsau.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Petronell-Carnuntum trip planning site .

Drive from Durnstein to Petronell-Carnuntum in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Durnstein in August, expect nights in Petronell-Carnuntum to be slightly colder, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Petronell-Carnuntum

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Schloss Hof, Schloss Eckartsau
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Schloss Eckartsau ©
Schloss Eckartsau