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5 Viewpoints to explore in Austria

Austria

Austria is consistently ranked in the top 20 richest countries in the world by GDP per capita terms. The country has achieved a high standard of living and in 2018 was ranked 20th in the world for its Human Development Index.

Dürrenstein
DürrensteinDürrenstein, 3345, Austria

Dürrenstein is a mountain of the Ybbstal Alps in Lower Austria. It is located in the municipality of Lunz am See and is one of the highest peak in the area. It is one of the iconic trekking location and also it offers beautiful views also.

Grenzerfahrungsweg Bildein
Grenzerfahrungsweg BildeinOberbildein-Höll 7474, 7474 Bildein, Austria

The Grenzerfahrungsweg is a hiking trail for young and old. The experience-oriented stations take up historical, cultural and landscape conditions. You wander through a varied landscape, with plenty of rest areas, as well as smaller individual stations with picture and text boards.

Großer Hirschenstein
Großer HirschensteinGroßer Hirschenstein, 7464, Austria

This is the second highest mountain of Burgenland. It is part of the Günser Mountains and the highest mountain in the whole of Burgenland. A good trekking destination and a;also it offers beautiful views from here.

Kleiner Barmstein
Kleiner Barmstein83487 Marktschellenberg, Germany

Kleiner(Small) Barmstein and the nearby Großer(Great) Barmstein are two rock towers in the border of Austria and Germany, raising above the Austrian town of Hallein. They are each about 841 and 851 meters above sea level. Both the rock pinnacles are popular with climbers and also be climbed using rock steps with railings and secured cables. In order to reach the towers, a 2 to 3 hour hike is required through the beautiful lower Alps mountains.

Semmering Pass
Semmering Pass2680 Semmering Pass, Austria

The Semmering is a mountain pass in the Eastern Northern Limestone Alps that forms a natural border between Lower Austria and Styria.The Semmering Pass is featured on a famous commemorative coin: the 25 euro 150 Years of the Semmering Alpine Railway Coin. The Semmering ski resort, which also hosts World Cup events, is located at the pass and extends on to the Hirschenkogel mountain.

Map of Viewpoints to explore in Austria