Discover a selection of 467 vacation rentals in Lower Austria, AT that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $58 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Lower Austria. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The charming city of Lower Austria awaits you

The area's museums and live music are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Lower Austria. This romantic and walkable city entices travelers with its shopping and restaurants. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

We could be royals (well, maybe just for the day)

Get the royal treatment in Lower Austria with a visito to some of the region's many castles and palaces. Once the seat of a mighty empire, Austria still has the real estate to prove it—whether you're visiting the Hofburg or Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna (where you'll also find the world's oldest zoo), the medieval Kreuzenstein Castle (which boasts an impressive bird of prey display), or the opulent Rosenburg castle, which hosts a variety of historically inspired events and displays. The 11th-century Benedictine Melk Abbey, with its panoramic views over the Danube, also makes for a great day out.

Activities

High above the clouds, Lower Austria reveals its charms

You'll find some seriously great skiing in Lower Austria's mountains. Both Schneeberg and Otscher offer killer runs and epic views, as well as a legendary, no-holds-barred attitude to the apres ski scene. Come summer, the same peaks are great for hiking and biking, offering a completely different alpine view of Lower Austria. At the other extreme, head underground to the former gypsum mines at Seegrotte, where you can experience a boat ride on a subterranean lake (take that, bucket list). You could also look for Lower Austria vacation rentals during the Grafenegg Music Festival a perfect storm of food, wine, castles, and classical music.

Weather

Lower temps? Head to Lower Austria's mountains

Remember to pack your thermals if you're looking for Lower Austria vacation rentals in the winter—the mercury really drops around here. From November to March you can expect temperatures to hover around freezing, rising to the mid-40s towards the end of winter. Summer (June–August) is warm, with temperatures reaching the mid-70s in July and August. The region is a popular destination for skiing, which means you can expect it to be busy during winter. Slower months in the Spring (March–May) or fall (September–October) could also make for a delightful Lower Austria trip.

Natural features

Lower Austria has Vienna surrounded—perfect for day trips

Lower Austria surrounds Vienna, Austria's capital city, on all sides. The Danube River flows through the northwest of the region, creating the beguiling Wachau valley, which is studded with medieval villages, hilltop castles and abbeys, and expertly tended vineyards. In the south, you'll find the highest peaks of the mountains where you can ski, walk, and hike depending on the season. A popular skiing destination in its own right, Lower Austria vacation rentals could also provide you with the opportunity to combine a skiing trip with a city break in Vienna.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Lower Austria

The nearest airport is in Vienna International Airport (VIE), located 34.3 mi (55.3 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Hainfeld Station, Kirchstetten b. Neulengbach Station and Ollersbach Station are the main stations in the city. You can get around Lower Austria by jumping on the metro at Purkersdorf Sanatorium S-Bahn, Baden Josefsplatz Station or Baden Viadukt Station.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Lower Austria?

Give these vacation properties a gold star! The following weekend stays in Lower Austria have all earned high marks from our very satisfied guests:

  • "Danube Dreamin ', Unique Location": Treat yourself to a couple of days of "me time" at this lovely retreat in Butler Beach. As well as its cool vibe, it comes with an iron and ironing board and a nearby river. Eager to see the sights? Natural attractions including Arbesbach Bear Sanctuary and Gölsen are in the vicinity.
  • "House": Located in Zwettl, this much-loved getaway comes with a barbecue grill and a fridge. Don't miss Arbesbach Bear Sanctuary and Mohndorf while you're in the area.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Lower Austria?

Generally well located and with a price tag that's easy on the hip pocket, studio apartments offer style and privacy with the comforts of home. Book one of these studio apartments for rent in Lower Austria and use it as a base to discover the sights around you:

  • "Danube Dreamin ', Unique Location" is a cozy escape in Butler Beach. You'll have plenty of amenities to take advantage of here, including nearby museums and a stovetop. When it's time to get out and explore some of the nearby cultural attractions, Domplatz and State Gallery of Lower Austria should be among your first stops.
  • Alternatively, book a stay at "Sugar Palm Suite" ~ Adult Only" which offers free WiFi, off-street parking options and more. Located in Old Town Key West, sights such as Key West Art and Historical Society and Red Barn Theater will appeal to your inner culture vulture.

Can I find short term rentals in Lower Austria?

With Vrbo's awesome range of short-term rentals in Lower Austria, you're sure to find a place to suit your needs. Whether you're looking for somewhere to wind down on your own or to get together with your buddies, these options are hard to beat:

  • "Danube Dreamin ', Unique Location" in Butler Beach is an ideal place for a short-term stay. It's close to the town center, so you can get out to see all the top sights without having to travel too far.
  • Alternatively, bunk down for day or two at "House" and explore the highlights of Zwettl. This vacation rental also caters to short-stay guests and is a good choice if you love to be near the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Lower Austria?

If you're eager to surprise your someone special, take them somewhere special! Plan a romantic weekend getaway in Lower Austria at one of these hideouts and let love bloom:

  • Channel your inner Casanova at "Air - Conditioned Apartment 2, Great Connection To Vienna + Super Fast Wifi". This Sankt Pölten-Land District property is custom-made for romance, with amenities like a dining table and air conditioning to help set the mood.
  • Another tempting option is "Vacation Apartment Sachsenberg" in Hadersdorf-Kammern. Enjoy amenities here including winery tours and a dining table, in addition to each other's company.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Lower Austria?

If your idea of a dream getaway is to bring along all your favorite people, you're going to need a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Lower Austria that are designed for large groups, starting with these sprawling sensations:

  • "Blue Anchor Cottage - By The Beach": Featuring 5 bedrooms, this popular option in El Tesoro has enough room for you and all your friends and family. Amenities such as a kitchen and a swimming pool will keep everyone in your group happy.
  • "Luxurious Unique Baroque Castle Lavishly Furnished": This retreat in Sankt Polten has 10 bedrooms, so don't stress about leaving anybody off your invite list. A fireplace and a garden are among its many highlights.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Lower Austria?

Take your pick and cannonball right in. Here are a couple of superb house rentals in Lower Austria where life is better by the pool:

  • Mum, dad, kids, grandparents — everyone will love relaxing by the pool at "Come With Friends And Enjoy The Peace That Our House Radiates". Treat your loved ones to a trip to this Horn rental home which also features towels and a stereo.
  • Jump out of bed and take an early morning dip at "Historic House In Weissenkirchen In The Wachau" in Wachau. A travel crib and a microwave oven are other amenities on offer here.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Lower Austria?

There's nothing like travel to bring your family together, but first, you need to find the perfect space. These family vacation rentals in Lower Austria come with all the room you need to spread out and relax with your loved ones:

  • Located in Zwettl, "House" has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 10 people. A couple of the conveniences here include a fridge and towels.
  • Another excellent option, "Your Own Four Walls In The Green" in Lilburn features 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. Pet-friendly facilities and a living room will keep everyone feeling more than comfortable.

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