Top Attractions in the Vienna Woods

The most beautiful excursion destinations, with TOP seals of quality.

Regardless of whether you’re planning a one-day excursion from Vienna, a multifaceted family holiday or a short weekend stay, these excellent and top-notch excursion destinations will ensure that you experience the best of the Vienna Woods.

Public transport facilities can be used to reach most of the excursion destinations in the Vienna Woods. S-Bahn connections and (for example) the Badner-Bahn service make it possible for you to quickly and easily arrive at your destination. Regardless of whether you’re interested in the region’s history or cultural treasures, the wonderful landscape or spectacular views, you can rest assured that the Vienna Woods offer picturesque excursion destinations that will appeal to every visitor!

Excursion destinations that link nature to culture

As the name suggests, the Laxenburg palace grounds contain lavish pleasure grounds, which also allow you to marvel at the medieval buildings of the Altes Schloss (old castle) and the Blauer Hof (blue court). However, the palace grounds also constitute a delightful excursion destination for families with children, because there are various playing opportunities and offerings such as boat rides on the palace pond.

The Sparbach Nature Park will appeal to visitors of all ages. In addition to discovering the ruins located along the numerous paths leading through the park, you will also be able to observe free-roaming wild boars and other wild animals. Lavish playgrounds round off the package of facilities for children.

The KulTourweg Helenental guides untiring hikers through river landscapes and directly up to Stift Heiligenkreuz, which is a top-notch excursion destination. At a length of 26 km, the path runs through landscapes that offer both nature and culture in equal measure. It also provides beautiful views of the Vienna Woods.

Excursion destinations in the Vienna Woods for circumstances involving bad weather

It’s worth it to go on a trip to the Vienna Woods, even in situations involving bad weather. For example, there are, in addition to the various museums, sacred structures like the Klosterneuburg Monastery and the Stift Heiligenkreuz that you can visit. The themed guided tours and exhibitions that are available at these sites will always ensure that you learn something new about the connection between worldly culture and sacred culture.

If you are primarily looking for an excursion destination where you will be able to relax, the Römertherme Baden is the right destination for you. You can enjoy the modern wellness landscapes and the famous sulphuric healing waters of the thermal spring in any weather!

Quality controls and quality tests

More than 60 criteria need to be fulfilled in order to be honoured with the ‘Top attraction in Lower Austria’ seal of quality. In this regard, excursion destinations have to meet numerous standards that guarantee that visitors will feel comfortable. This covers everything from bilingual cash register employees to attractive waiting zones and well-sorted shops.