National parks of Austria
Get to know all the national parks of Austria. Discover the best attractions, hiking trails, cities and things to do...
Thayatal National Park Guide 2023 - Things to see and hiking trails
January 13th, 2023
To discover a calm, quiet and fabulous region, you should consider visiting the small Thayatal National Park in Austria. You will find the country's smallest national park next to the Czech border, in the Thaya river valley. The park, just over 13 km2 in size, stretches for 26 kilometres along the border next to the river. The park is not as famous as the Hohe Tauern National Park, but that is what gives it its charm. In addition to the colourful flora, clean air is guaranteed here. The s
Nockberge Biosphere Reserve, Austria - Cities and Attractions
January 9th, 2023
The Nockberge Reserve, an area of 184 square kilometres, was formed around the Nock Mountains, intended to preserve the area's wildlife for posterity. The Austrian mountain range is located in the Alps, and although it extends into Salzburg and Styria, its central part is located in Carinthia. The Nock Mountains and the neighbouring Lungau region were declared a protected area in 1987 and then a biosphere reserve by UNESCO in 2012. Overview Nockberge Reserve Details Country Austri
National Parks of Austria (6) - Maps, photos, detials ...
November 9th, 2022
Although Austria is full of amazing hiking places, there are only 6 national parks in the country. This fact is surprising, given that the country is the "emperor" of active rest. There are many green areas but not so many highly protected locations. ?Of the six national parks, three protect the alpine region, while the rest preserve wetlands. Overview National Parks of Austria Area (km2) Distance from Vienna Province(s) Foundation Top attractions Hohe Tauern National
Gesause National Park Guide - Map, cities, things to do ...
November 7th, 2022
The 110 km² Gesause National Park is one of Austria's 6 national parks. In terms of size, Gesäuse is the third in line, but in terms of age, it is the youngest. The region is located in Styria, where the Enns River played a decisive role in its formation. It also got its name from the river, as Gesäuse means "roaring" in German. Mountains cover more than 30% of the area, so silence and tranquillity will be guaranteed. Its highest point is the 2,369-meter Hochtor. The park consists of three moun
Kalkalpen National Park - Map, cities, Kalkalpenweg ...
October 24th, 2022
Kalkalpen National Park, located in the province of Upper Austria, is one of Austria's 6 national parks. The tree-covered Kalkalpen is the largest forested area in Europe. That's why you couldn't find a perfect place for fresh air, relaxation and active recreation. Since Kalkalpen is not as well known and famous as the Hohe Tauern or the Gesause National Park, it gives it a charm. The experience is more relaxing because of the few tourists, and there will be no shortage of natural treasures and