The Schneebergland

Experience with all the senses

The imposing, majestic Schneeberg dominates the landscape of the southern part of Lower Austria. It is the highest mountain in Lower Austria and the most easterly and most northerly of the two-thousanders in the Alps. The dominance of the Schneeberg spanning almost 50 kilometres is exceeded in Austria only by the Großglockner. The local population is just as proud and multi-faceted as the mountain.

Active tourist accommodation businesses and catering establishments, ambitious associations and voluntary organisations, together with committed regional firms ensure that there is variety, relaxation and entertainment all year round.,

The idyllic area around the Schneeberg and Hohe Wand with their high alpine climates offers an almost endless variety of pleasures, leisure activities and cultural specialities. The rugged cliffs of the Hohe Wand, the gentle Gutensteiner Alps, the romantic Biedermeier valley and the magical beauty of the Schneeberg, visible from afar, completely captivate its visitors who can discover fantastic offers in wonderful surroundings.

The pure mountain air and the silence of the mountain world inspire you to reflect and let go, your gaze becomes clearer and you leave your everyday worries behind.

The mountain world of the Schneebergland can be experienced all year round on hiking and climbing trails, mountain bike routes, cycle tracks or by paragliding. White water, awe-inspiring views, experience worlds surrounding mountains and hills guarantee enjoyable experiences.

The multifaceted range of art and culture invites encounters with the works of the painter, Friedrich Gauermann or the dramatist, Ferdinand Raimund. There are art galleries, museums and a whole range of events for you to visit.

The Schneebergland is the home of delicious cuisine. Top-class hosts offer mouth-watering dishes made from regional products and the greatest attention is paid to quality in preparing and serving these specialities. The hotels and guest houses in the region await you with a first-rate service in the midst of nature.