INDIAN SUMMER IN THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CAMPING DESTINATIONS IN AUSTRIA
PART 1: UPPER AUSTRIA, LOWER AUSTRIA, BURGENLAND, CARINTHIA
Camping in Indian summer and autumn? Of course! At no other time do the Austrian landscapes present themselves as bright and colorful as now. The foliage shows itself in a wonderfully warm golden hue and the air is often much clearer than in high summer, so that you can enjoy a particularly dreamlike distant view of mountains and lakes.
By the way: Did you know that a morning autumn fog, which lies like a gentle veil over the landscape, is a sign of good weather? Usually it is quickly displaced by the sun ... and then at the latest it is time to pack your backpack, lace up your hiking boots and head out into nature! Our top campsites are well prepared for the "golden" months. And the respective vacation regions have already come up with a lot to make the coming autumn more varied, cheerful and eventful than ever before. So no one has to mourn the summer, especially since the next few weeks will be quieter and more comfortable at the campsites than during the high season. But it's best to see for yourself our most beautiful camping destinations in Austria and look forward to some "golden" days!
CAMPING BERAU AM WOLFGANGSEE: AUTUMN ENJOYMENT FOR ALL THE SENSES
It almost seems as if Lake Wolfgang, which glitters so vividly in summer, senses the approach of autumn. How else can it be explained that its water surface often seems completely smooth and motionless during this time? Now the surrounding mountains and forests are reflected in it with particular intensity: a fairy-tale sight that casts an irresistible spell. Up on the Postalm, the Zwölferhorn and the Schafberg, the most beautiful hiking routes now invite you to an autumnal discovery tour. The wonderful air invigorates body, mind and soul and awakens the appetite for delicious delights. How good that the alpine huts, snack stations and restaurants have taken precautions and spoil their guests with special culinary highlights! By the way, traditional dishes from the region are the focus of attention. The autumn is in addition, the time of the meetings. Around the Wolfgangsee several mad celebrations and markets invite equal to a comfortable stroll. Whether autumn festival in Strobl, artisan market in St. Gilgen or the "Wolfgangsee-Traktoria" in St. Wolfgang, good mood and entertainment are pre-programmed in any case. The Almabtrieb at the beginning of October is undoubtedly one of the highlights. Don't miss it when the festively decorated cows are driven from their alpine pasture to the stables in town!
DONAUPARK CAMPING TULLN: CELEBRATE THE FIFTH SEASON WITH US!
No, for once we are not talking about carnival! By the fifth season, the people in the region rather mean "their" Tullner Weinherbst, which has become a beloved tradition. As the name suggests, on the days of the event in September everything revolves around the finest wines and the regional delicacies to go with them. In the city center of Tulln, there will be a lot of toasting and feasting. The best way to do this is to wear Dirndl and Lederhosen. Perhaps you would also like to join in the festivities in a typical traditional costume? In any case, the atmospheric ambience guarantees lots of fun and conviviality. And of course the winegrowers of Wagramer and Tullnerfeld are also a little proud of their precious wines. By skilfully combining innovation and tradition, they have made an excellent name for themselves in recent years beyond the borders of Lower Austria. Autumn is the perfect opportunity for you, dear camping friends, to get to know not only the fine wines but also the traditional customs of the region in a convivial setting. So let's go to Tulln! The Wine Autumn will take place from 12 to 14 September 2019 from 16:00 to 23:00 each day.
STRANDCAMPING PODERSDORF AT THE NEUSIEDLERSEE: THE PANNONIAN AUTUMN
With the harvest season, the Pannonian autumn also moves into the region around Lake Neusiedl. And it has it all, because it offers an irresistible potpourri of culinary delights, nature experiences, culture and relaxation. Of course, fine wines are also at the center of the action here. Enjoy the fine drops with lovingly prepared, regional delicacies and let yourself be enchanted by the cordiality of the restaurateurs! Meanwhile, those hungry for exercise can look forward to a variety of activities in nature. Cycling and hiking, Nordic walking and horseback riding: If you want to get your body and mind going, you'll get your money's worth in the fresh autumn air and the beautiful nature around Lake Neusiedl. Nevertheless, it can sometimes be worthwhile to remain completely immobile. During bird watching, for example, because until well into October you will encounter a wide variety of bird species in the Seewinkel, which are taking a short rest on their way to their winter quarters. The plover, avocet and curlew are just as much a part of it as the Dunlin and the Sanderling. In the evenings, the focus is on cultural events. Numerous concerts and exhibitions take place at Esterházy Castle in Eisenstadt as well as at Forchtenstein Castle and Halbturn Castle. And a visit to one of the museums is also wonderfully relaxing in autumn!
CAMPING BREZNIK AT THE TURNERSEE: AN ACTIVE AUTUMN HOLIDAY
Are you ready for an autumnal active vacation with good mood guarantee and many highlights? The region around Turnersee and Klopeiner See offers you a veritable firework of excursion destinations and experiences in autumn. For example, the Vogelpark Turnersee is still open for you until October 20. More than 1000 animals live here on 20,000 square meters, including colorful parrots, cockatoos, pheasants and birds of prey. A terrarium with ruffed lizards and other exotic animals is also available, as well as a cute petting zoo for the little ones and a nice children's playground. Or how about a view of the stars? With the state-of-the-art telescopes of the Helmrich Lambrecht Observatory, you can look deep into space. The guided tours, which take place from July to September, are a fantastic experience for all "stargazers" young and old. A paradise for young adventurers and explorers is the Klopeiner See forest adventure world. Here, more than 70 exciting attractions are just waiting to be conquered by active kids. And so that you can take a breather after all the adventures, Austria's only continuous lakeside promenade on Lake Klopein invites you to take a leisurely stroll. Afterwards a good meal, before you fall into a deep and relaxing sleep at Camping Breznik ...
SEECAMPING BERGHOF AT THE OSSIACHER SEE: HOLIDAY TO ENJOY AND DREAM
Around Lake Ossiach in autumn it is wonderfully tranquil, cozy and even romantic. The ships of Ossiacher See Schifffahrt will be at sea for you until mid-October. Use the quiet time for a round trip or a single trip, because now, in the glow of the already lower sun, the lake shimmers especially beautifully! In addition, you should definitely plan a trip to Landskron Castle. It not only gives you a magnificent view of the city of Villach and the western bay of Lake Ossiach, but also has two exciting surprises in store for you: the Eagle Arena and the Monkey Mountain. The eagle arena (open until October 27) is a fascinating bird of prey park that is home to eagles, buzzards, kites, falcons, hawks and sparrow hawks, among others. Thanks to the completely species-appropriate housing, you have the opportunity to observe and get to know the animals in their completely natural behavior. No less impressive is the Monkey Mountain with its free-living Japanese macaques. During a guided tour through the extensive area, you can observe the monkeys as if they were in the wild: the animals are neither trained nor domesticated. And another small excursion tip: The Finsterbach waterfalls in Sattendorf are a spectacular natural experience all year round, but after heavier rains in the fall, the roaring water develops a gigantic force!
KOMFORT CAMPING BURGSTALLER MILLSTÄTTER SEE: GET AWAY AND RELAX
Before the autumn blues start to depress your mood, treat yourself to a few relaxing days at Lake Millstätter See! The beautiful views of the colorful landscape and the shimmering lake do not even let dull thoughts arise and offer the best conditions to relax and breathe deeply. Whether hiking on the "Sentiero dell'Amore" (the "Path of Love"), during the series of events "Autumnal Tables at Lake Millstätter See" or cycling along the shore, indescribable moments to enjoy, pause and linger await you everywhere. Goodbye everyday stress and into an autumnal mountain and lake landscape, which with its golden glow and the wonderfully pleasant temperatures acts like a balm on body and soul!
You are sure to have quickly found your personal favorite box seat. Maybe it's the romantic viewing platform "Waldbühne auf der Luschan Höhe" with its dreamlike panoramic view, or maybe it's the legendary Garnet Gate, whose mighty pillars are filled with countless garnet stones. From a culinary point of view, autumn at Lake Millstätter See delights with the noblest delights. Delicate deer carpaccio, air-cured and seductively fragrant garnet and Nock ham as well as the diverse wild herbs of the region make the heart of every gourmet beat faster. So look forward to perhaps the most beautiful and colorful autumn days of your life!