Visit Lower Austria

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Lower Austria is a region of Austria located along the Danube River. It is home to some of the country's most famous wine-producing areas, including Wachau, Kremstal, and Traisental. The region is also known for its picturesque landscapes and abundance of outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and skiing in winter.

A must see in Lower Austria are the romantic town of Durnstein on the banks of the Danube and Melk Abbey located on top of a hill overlooking a bend in the river. Visitors can explore both inside and out with guided tours available at both locations.

One interesting historical fact about Lower Austria is that it was one of nine Austrian provinces prior to World War II which were abolished by Hitler when he annexed Austria into Germany in 1938. After WWII it was recreated as part of modern day Austria.