2 days in Lower Austria Itinerary

2 days in Lower Austria Itinerary

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Baden
— 1 day
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Durnstein
— 1 night
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Baden

— 1 day
Baden, unofficially distinguished from other Badens as Baden bei Wien, is a spa town in Austria. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): stroll around Schlosspark Laxenburg, then explore the striking landscape at Seegrotte Hinterbruhl, and then stroll around Kurpark.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Baden online trip itinerary planner.

Vienna to Baden is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Vienna in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Baden, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Durnstein.

Things to do in Baden

Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Durnstein

— 1 night
Dürnstein is a small town on the Danube river in the Krems-Land district, in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wehrkirche Mariae Himmelfahrt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melk Abbey, appreciate the views at Wachau Valley, then don't miss a visit to Stift Durnstein, and finally explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Duernstein.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Durnstein tour planning website.

Drive from Baden to Durnstein in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of tram and train. In July in Durnstein, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Durnstein

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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.