Windischgarsten is located approximately 70 miles (113 kilometers) northwest of Graz and 100 miles (161 kilometers) west of Vienna, the capital of Austria.
Try not to limit yourself to Windischgarsten, because this region contains plenty of cultural and scenic attractions waiting to be explored. Interesting places in the vicinity of Windischgarsten are Landl, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the west, and Gruenau im Almtal, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast.
Steyr is approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Windischgarsten. This regional center has a some great things to do and see, like Bummerlhaus, Stadtplatz and Schloss Lamberg. Museum Industrielle Arbeitswelt and Michaelerkirche a few of the other popular places worth investigating for those who find themselves with time to spare.
Upper Austria is a great destination for those interested in open-air museums, open-air exhibits and street art. Should the heavens open, fear not, Upper Austria is home to some terrific art galleries, art museums and history museums, that will keep you and your family entertained and dry.
Why not relax and enjoy during gentle pastimes such as cycling and shore fishing. Both activities are popular with both visitors and locals alike. Plan a trip during winter and take advantage of winter pastimes such as snowboarding and snow shoeing. These activities are available in the region.
As your time here draws to an end, spend your last euros on that last souvenir and bid a fond Tschüss (farewell) to the interesting characters you've met and the special places you have seen.