Vienna, the national capital, is located 55 miles (89 kilometers) east of Puchenstuben, while Graz is 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the south.
Puchenstuben isn't the only place in Lower Austria worth exploring; those with enough time should also take a day trip or two to experience the unique qualities of the surrounding scenery, communities and cultural attractions. Head 11 miles (18 kilometers) north from Puchenstuben to Mariazell, where you can enjoy the Mariazell Basilica and Burgeralpe.
Around 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast of Puchenstuben is Sankt Polten, a regional center where you go see Institut der Englischen Fraulein, Lilienfeld Stiftskirche and Sankt Polten Town Hall (Rathaus). Domplatz, Landesmuseum and St. Polten Cathedral are other good places to visit.
Houses of faith are often the best places to experience a community's spiritual heart. The churches of Lower Austria are certainly no exception. If you're searching for things to see that won't wreak havoc on the budget, take a tour of Lower Austria's many outdoor popular gardens and open-air museums.
Lower Austria is an excellent place to join up with a range of guided nature walks, city walking tours and winery tours that are on offer. There are plenty of thrilling adventures to be enjoyed. Around Lower Austria. Head out and go tobogganing or hiking to get your adrenaline pumping.
As your adventures here draw to a close, spend your last euros on last-minute mementos and bid a fond Tschüss (farewell) to the people you've got to know and the special places you have seen.