Self-catering in Burgenland, Austria
Welcome to the sunny state! With roughly 300 days of sunshine per year, Burgenland, Austria’s easternmost province invites you to stay. Ideal for a self-catering holiday in Austria, Burgenland is brimming with exciting possibilities, whether you enjoy sports in impressive natural landscapes, feasting on delicious regional cuisine, or kicking back on a sun lounger and simply soaking up the glorious sunshine. No less than six nature parks are waiting for you to discover them and all the wonderful possibilities they hold – rent your Austrian villa today!
Things to do in Burgenland
An array of fantastic cultural experiences can be had in the province of Burgenland. The very best of ornate castles and palaces that typify the postcard picturesque scenery are present in plentiful numbers, whilst museums are set up to give you a little taste of Austrian history. Of course, culture and history are not the only attractive things to do in Burgenland. Sports enthusiasts will have a field day with plenty of outdoor activities on offer from cycling and hiking to horse riding and sailing. Sound like too much exercise? If you prefer, simply unwind in the thermal baths or enjoy a beer at your holiday lettings in Austria.
Visit Lake Neusiedl
Lake Neusiedl in northern Burgenland is a mecca for nature, watersports and landscape enthusiasts. Even wine lovers can come here and simply marvel at the abundant vineyards and wineries, take a walk amongst them or attend a tasting session. The lake is a unique nature reserve and so holds plenty of opportunities to relax amidst the tranquility of this protected natural space. And if you needed any more persuasion to visit this Austrian idyll, the Neusiedler See Family Park has everything you might need to keep children occupied! So families don’t hesitate – book your holiday homes in Austria today!
Experience nature on your doorstep
For those who enjoy spectacular landscapes with unmatched flora and fauna, Burgenland is a vertiable paradise. When you book your villas in Austria's Burgenland, don't forget your binoculars! Neusiedler See National Park is a biologically rich and diverse protected natural zone where a guided tour or solo excursion could bring you face to face with alpine livestock, migratory birds and a range of different environments. Kids will love investigating the reed beds, sand dunes and meadows around the lake on your next family holiday in Austria.
Austrian cuisine in Burgenland
Austrian cuisine is tasty, comforting and full of regional nuances, so the various delicacies of Burgenland are not to be missed out on. Of course, Burgenland is known for its fine wines as the climate and mineral rich soil make it the ideal environment for grapes to thrive. A Burgenland favourite is pumpkin and squash, whilst there are foodie festivals year round celebrating everthing from black pudding to goose. Expect hearty food served with heart and appreciation of fine, locally sourced ingredients.
Due to its location between the Central Alps and Pannonian Lowlands, Burgenland has a generally Pannonian climate. Although there tend to be variations between North, South and Central Burgenland, it can largely be said that the weather is pleasant and mild - especially during the summer. In Eisenstadt, for example, in July the hours of sunshine per month reaches an approximate sum of 250, whilst August is the warmest month in the year, reaching well past 20 degrees on most days. However, regional differences in climate are quite apparent in Burgenland and it would be advisable to check a forecast before booking your holiday lettings in Austria.
City breaks to Vienna
Take a city break to nearby Vienna, or rent an apartment in Vienna and make your excursion to Burgenland - whichever way you look at it, these two areas are very close and provide some delightful contrasts whilst you take a self-catering holiday in Austria. Vienna is cosmopolitan yet elegant and has a world of cultural activities up for offer. Visit the Schönbrunn Palace with its opulent Baroque design, or climb to the top of St. Stephen's Cathedral, where you can get a magnificent view of the city. Afterwards a variety of restaurants are calling you for a Wiener Schnitzel or a big slice of Sachertorte.
Service – Why NOVASOL?
Book your holiday lettings in Austria with Europe's largest self-catering holiday home provider and find yourself with plenty of choice. From Salzburg accommodation to apartments in Vienna and chalets in Tyrol, NOVASOL has a place that you can call your home away from home. With almost 50 years' experience sending customers away on afforadable and convenient holidays abroad, we can truly say that we knows what makes a self-catering holiday perfect.