Nature worth seeing. Pure relaxation.

St. Pölten offers ample green space.

The local recreational areas truly live up to their name and are practically at your doorstep.

These areas are invaluable treasures for any city, and St.Pölten is dedicated to preserving and nurturing its wealth. Even within the city center, you can find tranquility in the midst of urban life, with numerous parks offering pure relaxation ...

Nature is good
St.Pölten's natural beauty shines in its local recreational areas, where you might encounter rare bird and plant species and, if you're lucky, witness small natural wonders. These areas, like the Brunnenfeld recreation area in Spratzern, the Feldmühle nature trail in Ratzersdorf, the Panoramaweg on Kremserberg offering a panoramic view of the city, and the Nadelbach recreation area with its wet meadows in the west of the city, are meticulously maintained.

Let your soul dangle
In the heart of the city, various parks beckon you to take a leisurely stroll, breathe in the fresh air, relax, and indulge in recreational activities. In all, an amazing 363,587 m2 of city space are allocated to parks - the largest proportion of any city in Austria!

Go swimming & more
The Viehofner lakes and the Ratzersdorfer lake are more than mere green sanctuaries; they serve as unique meeting points in the Lower Austrian state capital. Whether you prefer walking, running, or cycling, these lakes provide the perfect backdrop to enjoy your favorite activities at your own pace.

Our special tip for you: St. Pölten offers a diverse range of city tours. Simply select your preferred topic and date, then register at the St. Pölten Tourist Office for an enriching experience.