Where to stay near Austria?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 19,715 holiday rentals near Austria. From 3,188 Houses to 706 Chalets, find unique holiday house for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Austria for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Austria?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Austria. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Vienna: 1,171 holiday rentals
  • Salzburg: 3,959 holiday rentals
  • Innsbruck: 872 holiday rentals
  • Salzburg: 202 holiday rentals
  • Saint Anton am Arlberg: 1,146 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Austria! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Austria?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Austria with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Vienna: 1,171 holiday homes
  • Innsbruck: 872 holiday homes
  • Salzburg: 202 holiday homes
  • Saint Anton am Arlberg: 1,146 holiday homes
  • Mayrhofen: 1,589 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Austria?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Austria are:

  • Hohenems (HOH-Hohenems-Dornbirn): 649 holiday houses
  • Linz (LZS-Linz Central Station): 25 holiday houses
  • Schwechat Airport (VIE): 1,158 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Austria?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Austria. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Vienna International Centre: 1,166 holiday rentals
  • Innsbruck Old Town Christmas Market: 1,439 holiday rentals
  • Saalbach Hinterglemm Ski Resort: 2,886 holiday rentals
  • Stephansplatz: 1,168 holiday rentals
  • Villa Sinnenreich Museum: 25 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Austria listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Finding the Perfect Holiday Home in Austria

A holiday to Austria is perfect for any holiday maker who appreciates culture, classical music and above all the beauty of stunning landscapes. From fascinating museums to beautiful churches, they would be loads to see and do in Austria. The birthplace of Mozart, it is not surprising to see why music forms as integral part of Austria’s cultural framework. Explore its vibrant cities and charming villages and take back memories which are truly unforgettable. What’s more, you can enjoy the scenic views of snowcapped mountains or blue alpine lakes in the comfort of your Austrian holiday rental or chalet.

Tasting Adventure in Austria

Skiing is the most popular activity pursued by holiday makers in Austria. Lech am Arlberg, Zurs in Vorarlberg, St. Anton and Seefeld near Innsbruck are some of the best higher altitude resorts to try skiing. Alternatively, you could try the resorts such as Montafon Valley in Vorarlberg for lower altitude skiing. The added advantage would be the more affordable costs as well as the traditional Alpine feel to the place. If you choose to visit in summer you can indulge in a host of activities such as hiking, rock climbing, and cycling. You could also enjoy a rejuvenating game of tennis or settle for a relaxing game of golf.

Getting a Cultural High in Austria

After you’ve tried every adventure possible, you could try to soak up the fantastic culture of Austria. A visit to the capital city of Vienna is an absolute must. From fascinating museums to architectural delights, they’d be lots to see. And no visit to Vienna would be complete without attending a classical musical performance! You could explore this fantastic city by taking a local tour or for the more adventurous by bike or foot. The views from the bell tower at St. Stephan’s Cathedral, Museum of Austrian Medieval Art in the Belvedere Palace and Schloss Schonbrunn Palace are some of the must see historical sights in Austria. Do make it a point to catch the wonderful performance of the Lipizzaner horses at the Spanish Riding School

A visit to the charming city of Salzburg is definitely worth it. Visit the birthplace of Mozart or take a joyride up on a cog railway to the 11th Century Fortress. The Sound of Music tour is an absolute must for those who simply loved this delightful movie. The Hellbrunn Pleasure Castle and Schoss Mirabell baroque palace are other interesting historical places. Attend one of the many festivals, concerts that are held here. To experience the quaint countryside you can explore the neighbouring lakeside villages. Try Seekinchen, Fuschl am See, Mattsee or Fastenau on the Hintersee all about 1 hour east to Salzburg.

Choosing the Perfect Climate to Visit Austria

The summer months are perfect to enjoy outdoor activities with July and August recording higher temperatures. The winters tend to be a bit chilly but are perfect for skiing or to enjoy the snow!

Getting to Austria

You could choose from a host of economical airlines that fly regularly from the UK to Austria. Depending on the location of your Austrian holiday home you could choose to fly to the nearest airport.