Nationalpark Thayatal

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Information for visitors

Excursions 1 to 10 of 22
Main square in Retz

The City of Retz

The city of Retz was founded by the counts of Hardegg at the end of the 13th century.

Visitor in Retz adventure cellar

Retz Adventure Cellar

The largest historical wine cellar in Austria lies in the underground labyrinth of Retz over a length of 21 km and up to 25 m deep.

Retz windmill

Retz Windmill

The only operational windmill in Austria.

Late Gothic wing altar in the church of the Holy Blood in Pulkau

Pulkau - A viticultural town with culture and tradition

On a guided tour you will discover the town's cultural and historical characteristics:

Hands touching the bowl-stone "Heiliger Stein"

Ritual place "Heiliger Stein" (holy stone) near Mitterretzbach

The Heiliger Stein with its rubbed in circular bowls is one of the most beautiful bowl-stones in Austria.

View of an amethyst

Amethyst World in Maissau

Featuring the worldwide largest exposed amethyst vein, the amethyst world in Maissau is located directly at the border between the regions Wein- and Waldviertel, at the Manhartsberg mountain.

Geras monastery

Monastery of Geras

The monastery of Geras is the most northern monastery in Austria and offers a unique artistic and cultural experience in the old monastic tradition.

Red deer in Geras Nature Park

Geras Nature Park

On 132 ha, Geras Nature Park provides an opportunity to view fallow, red and Sika deer in their natural surroundings.

Mining lake in Langau

Langau Leisure Centre

The mining lake Langau is a natural lake surrounded by birches with a large, family-friendly lawn, a children's pool, a playground and a volley-ball ground.

Drosendorf castle


Drosendorf is a small picturesque town at the Thaya, embedded in forests and a diverse river landscape.