Breathe the fresh mountain air or find peace on the shores of the lakes in Upper Austria. This Austrian state, which borders Germany and the Czech Republic to the north, is a paradise for outdoor sports enthusiasts. Go hiking on the Donausteig Trail, immerse yourself in water sports on the lakes of the Salzkammergut Lake District, or hit the slopes in one of the many ski resorts. Music fans will love Linz, the capital of the region, which sits on the Danube and marches to the beat of a lively music scene. Head to the Brucknerhaus Concert Hall and wander the streets of the city where Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his Symphony no. 36.
Renting holiday apartments in Upper Austria
Stay in apartments in Upper Austria to really get a feel for the region. In contrast to impersonal hotels, Upper Austria apartments provide you with a warm and comfortable home from home atmosphere where you can really relax after a busy day of sightseeing. From chic city centre studios to quaint chalet cottages in Upper Austria’s Lake District, HouseTrip has a diverse selection of holiday accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Take a look at the range of holiday rental options on offer then book your favourite.
Where to stay in Upper Austria
There’s a kind of holiday accommodation in Upper Austria to match everyone’s holiday requirements on HouseTrip. In the summer months you can enjoy stunning views in an Upper Austria chalet overlooking lakes in Innerschwand or Obertraun in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Salzkammergut Lake District. In the winter there are Upper Austria apartments in Gosau perfect for skiers who want to be close to the slopes in the Dachstein mountain range. Then of course there are modern luxury apartments in Linz, close to the city’s many attractions and ideal for those wanting to immerse themselves in the music and art scene that the capital of the state is known for.
Upper Austria with the family
Whether you visit Upper Austria in summer or winter, you can give your children an exciting and active family holiday full of outdoor sports. In the colder months head to the Dachstein mountains for skiing with the family, then warm up with hot chocolate back at your holiday rental for the family as you chat about your adventures on the slopes. If you’re visiting in the summer holidays you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to activities, from exploring the caves of Obertraun to trying your hand at water sports on Lake Halstatt. There are plenty of hiking trails and cycle routes too. Alternatively, base your family in Linz and introduce your children to the Austrian music scene.