Nestled in a gorgeous landscape of rolling hills, colorful vineyards and bright turquoise water, it is easy to lose yourself when vacationing in Vienna, Austria. Vienna, more commonly known for its delicious food, is also famous for its surrounding lakes and rivers. One of Europe’s largest steppe lakes called Lake Neusiedl has drawn tourists and locals alike by the thousands. With an endless amount of outdoor activities, such as biking, bird watching, kite surfing, and hiking, Austria is definitely a must-see vacation spot.
Located right near the Hungary border, Lake Neusiedl is most popular for its water sports and natural habitat. With great wind conditions, people come from all over for the amazing sailing, and kite surfing opportunities. If you are not the type who enjoys water sports, there are numerous biking trails around town that you can enjoy. Due to the fact that this spot is partly a wetland, the lake holds extensive reed beds making it an ideal spot to see the three hundred different species of birds that occupy the area throughout the year. With the lake, biking and bird watching opportunities, this is a great destination for your family vacation. Lake Neusiedl will bring both entertainment and relaxation while you enjoy the beauty of Austria.
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