Gmund is located approximately 75 miles (121 kilometers) from Vienna, the capital of Austria, and about 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Graz.
When it comes to getting the best out of your vacation, keep in mind that Gmund is just the beginning; Lower Austria is dotted with scenic delights. Goepfritz an der Wild, lays 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west, and Raabs An Der Thaya lies 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west.
Durnstein is 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Gmund. This regional center features a number of interesting things to do and see, like Maria Taferl Wallfahrtskirche, Maria Langegg Wallfahrtskirche and Schloss Schallaburg. Melk Abbey, Stifskirche and Burg Aggstein are good places to visit.
Exercise your grey matter at Lower Austria's wonderful art galleries and art museums. Head outdoors and explore Lower Austria's open-air museums and gardens.
Check out some of this region's best winter attractions. Join the locals and go cross-country skiing here. Skiing is also popular. Visitors in search of action should get their fix by signing up for a ice skating or hiking adventure.
Experience the various tastes of Lower Austria by trying local food. No trip to Austria would be satisfying without sampling carp and stosuppe. For those who like to relax with a nice cold beer or two, try some Schwechater. It's a commonly enjoyed brew in in Lower Austria. After dinner, go for a nice glass of wine in a bar that serves regional wines. Try Chardonnay or Pinot blanc.
You will be reluctant to say "Tschüss" (farewell) to this special place.