15 days in Lower Austria Itinerary

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Fly to Vienna International Airport, Drive to Baden
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Baden
— 5 nights
Drive
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Gmuend
— 2 nights
Drive
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Spitz
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gostling an der Ybbs
— 3 nights
Drive to Vienna International Airport, Fly to Riyadh

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Baden — 5 nights

Baden, unofficially distinguished from other Badens as Baden bei Wien, is a spa town in Austria. Appreciate the collections at Art Brut Center Gugging and Roman City Carnuntum. Visit Dom Wiener Neustadt and Burgruine Modling for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baden: Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste (in Mannersdorf am Leithagebirge), Klosterneuburg (Stift Klosterneuburg & Strombad Kritzendorf) and Johannesbachklamm (in Wurflach). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Baden Rosarium, stroll around Kurpark, do a tasting at Weingut Freigut Thallern, and identify plant and animal life at Die Perchtoldsdorfer Heide.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Baden driving holiday planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Baden is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Baden. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Riyadh in November, with highs in Baden at 10°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Gmuend.
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Gmuend — 2 nights

Gmünd is a town in the northwestern Waldviertel region of Lower Austria and the capital of the Gmünd district. On the 30th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Naturpark Blockheide, then surround yourself with nature on Naturpark Hochmoor UnterWasserReich Schrems, then see the interesting displays at Das Kunstmuseum Waldviertel, and finally stop by Walala - Waldviertler Land-Laden. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Osterreichisches Freimaurermuseum Im Schloss Rosenau and then contemplate the long history of Stift Altenburg.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Gmuend itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Baden to Gmuend in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Spitz.
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Spitz — 4 nights

Spitz an der Donau is a market town in the district of Krems-Land in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, further down from Willendorf on the left bank of the Danube.HistoryOccupied since Celtic times, it was first mentioned in 830. Get in touch with nature at Ysperklamm and Wachau Valley. Discover out-of-the-way places like Hinterhaus Castle and Domane Wachau Vinothek & Shop. Take a break from Spitz with a short trip to Weingut Schloss Gobelsburg in Gobelsburg, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Durnstein Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durnstein Abbey, step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Duernstein, and steep yourself in history at Wehrkirche St. Michael.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Spitz holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Gmuend to Spitz in 1.5 hours. December in Spitz sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Gostling an der Ybbs.
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Gostling an der Ybbs — 3 nights

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get outside with Schi- und Wandergebiet Hochkar, look for all kinds of wild species at Erlebniswelt Mendlingtal, and then relax and rejuvenate at Ybbstaler Solebad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtsbasilika Sonntagberg, identify plant and animal life at Erlaufschlucht, and then make a trip to Kartause.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gostling an der Ybbs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Spitz to Gostling an der Ybbs takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
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Lower Austria travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Castles · Specialty Museums
The country's largest province, Lower Austria, offers tourists a taste of Austrian history, culture, and scenery. This region is actually situated in the northernmost part of the country, but was named for its location downriver along the Danube. Take part in outdoor recreation or relax at a top-quality vineyard. Like much of Austria, this region hosts forests and mountains and is dotted with castles and lakes. Additional attractions include museums of traditional handicrafts, a historical abbey, and the nation's newest capital town.
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