© Foto Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/Nicole Kubiak: A young couple enjoys the sunset at the small Schönberg.
A young couple enjoys the sunset at little Schönberg


Travel ideas for your holiday in Upper Austria

Let us inspire you to spend unforgettable moments in Upper Austria. Whether summer or winter, hiking, cycling or skiing, crafts, customs or Advent - here you can expect varied ideas for your next holiday in Upper Austria.

What you absolutely must do this summer

Here’s the definitive bucket list featuring 10 ideas for a summer you’ll never forget in Upper Austria: It's worth taking a look at the starry sky, spending the night in a mountain hut, visiting a festival, eating in a gourmet restaurant, discovering the European Capital of Culture Bad Ischl - Salzkammergut, ...


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© www.moritz-ablinger.com Auswahl_1, Auswahl_2_Attersee, Jugend_am_See Sonnenuntergang und Sommerlaune am Attersee
Junge Menschen im Sonnenuntergang am Attersee

Travel routes in Upper Austria


So, you want to get to know Upper Austria and you’re looking for itinerary recommendations? You’ve come to the right place! Our themed routes stretch from the Bohemian Forest in the north to the majestic Dachstein massif in the south, offering something for everyone, from culture vultures to camping fans to intrepid gastronomic explorers.


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© Foto Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/Moritz Ablinger: Campingurlaub in Oberösterreich. Frau schaut aus dem Fenster des fahrenden Campers und lacht.
Campingurlaub in Oberösterreich. Frau schaut aus dem Fenster eines fahrenden Campers und lacht. Im Hintergrund sind die Straße und Landschaft zu erkennen.

10 Suggested Trips for Long Weekend Breaks


Are you planning a short holiday in Upper Austria?

Then you've come to the right place. Here you will find 10 suggestions for programmes on the long weekends. You can experience impressive landscapes in an action-packed, sporty or leisurely way, discover historic towns and get to know the culinary specialities of the region.

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© ©WGDDonauOberoesterreichTourismusGmbHCMVisuals Donauradweg reloaded, Schlögener Schlinge, Donauschlinge, Schlögenerschlinge, Radfahrer an der Schlögener Schlinge in Haibach

Upper Austria – a land of superlatives


Discover the highlights that make Upper Austria such a special place, from the longest via ferrata and the steepest adhesion railway to the deepest lake, the oldest salt mine, the biggest artificial river wave and the only Dark Sky Park.


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© Foto Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/Robert Maybach: Wandern und den Ausblick genießen - am Feuerkogel
Ein Mann und eine Frau wandern durch eine sommerliche Berglandschaft mit Steinen und Kiefern. Beide tragen bequeme Wanderbekleidung, Rucksäcke und Shorts. Die Dame eine Sonnebrille, der Mann ein Kapperl. Im Tal liegt Nebel, die höheren Gipfel ragen heraus.

14 essential experiences in Upper Austria


From the highest peak to the best-known snapshot and the most beautiful river bends: experience the very best of Upper Austria. Here are the top 14 highlights that definitely belong on your bucket list. 


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9 good reasons to choose Upper Austria for a winter break


Winter in Upper Austria surprises with genuine experiences and honest encounters, in all its diversity: scenic, culinary, cultural and human.


Winter Holidays in Upper Austria

© Foto Oberösterreich Tourismus GmbH/David Lugmayr: Ein Mann und eine Frau stehen auf einem verschneiten Aussichtsturm und blicken in die Ferne
Ein Mann und eine Frau stehen auf einem verschneiten Aussichtsturm und blicken in die Ferne