Hotels & Regions
Sports and hiking holiday in the Thaya Valley National Park Region
Impressive landscape and unspoilt nature
A picture-book castle
Explore the area by bike
The Thaya Valley National Park, situated along the river Thaya in the northwestern part of Lower Austria, is truly a hiker’s paradise. The family-friendly JUFA Hotel Waldviertel*** is located directly on the idyllic banks of the Thaya with a direct connection to the cycle routes. Nature lovers appreciate the special atmosphere of the Waldviertel region with its peaceful hills and green pastures.
Equipped with regional natural materials, its own sauna area and a spacious park, the JUFA Hotel Waldviertel*** offers maximum relaxation in the midst of intact nature.
A soccer pitch and several bowling alleys are available for daily workouts or sports competitions, as well as a sports hall for bad weather. Table tennis and billiard tables for sociable rounds and the “Kraxl Platzl” indoor playground for kids guarantee plenty of fun and action!
Afterwards, guests may enjoy our regional delicacies in the Café “Woidviertl”. Our new wooden playhouses are situated directly in the café to make sure everyone is entertained.
Hiking, swimming, cycling or following the course of the Thaya on a simple stroll – sports enthusiasts and families can expect the most extensive network of hiking and biking trails in Austria with 90 routes over a total length of 2,000 km.
- 53 rooms with SH/WC/TV/Safe
- Indoor play area "Kraxl Platzl"
- Café "Woidviertl"
- Free Wi-Fi
- Bike and e-bike rental
- Entry to Thayatal Vitality Bath included
- Located directly on the river Thaya
- Modern conference technology
- Attractive seminar packages
- 6 workshop and seminar rooms
- Wheelchair accessible
- Free on-site parking
- Soccer pitch
- Bowling alley
- Table tennis and billiard tables
- Dogs welcome
- Bike room & charging station for e-bikes
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Cycle path “Thayarunde”
Experience a relaxing cycling time with the family? On the 111 km Thayarunde cycle path you can enjoy the idyllic landscape of the Thayland to the fullest. The gently rolling landscape and riding on former railroad tracks make the circular route a highlight for the whole family!
Kamp-Thaya-March Cycle Route
The 445 kilometre long Kamp-Thaya-March cycle route (KTM) is deemed to be one of the most beautiful cycling routes in Austria. This popular route in the north eastern corner of Lower Austria follows three rivers, the Kamp, the Thaya and the March. The section running through the Waldviertel is probably the most beautiful part of the route. If you would like to continue exploring the Waldviertel area, you can leave the KTM cycle route at Altenberg and switch over to the Kloster cycle route, which is a 250km long circuit around the Waldviertel.
Read more about: Kamp-Thaya-March Cycle Route
Maissau Amethyst World
Around the largest amethyst deposit in Europe, the Amethyst World Maissau presents itself as a unique world of experience on the subject of gemstones. Discover the world’s largest exposed vein of amethyst and one of the most beautiful collections of rare minerals and gemstones.
Seminars & conferences
The JUFA Hotel Waldviertel**** provides an expert service for seminars, events, conferences, team meetings or workshops that are run over several days.
- 6 seminar and workshop rooms
- Modern conference technology
- Attractive seminar packages & individual catering options
A culinary vacation
What would a holiday be without indulging yourself in local delicacies? Whether you are a hotel guest or restaurant visitor, the JUFA Hotels offer fresh, regional and varied breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet for you.
We are happy to prepare vegetarian or vegan dishes for you!
Location & getting there
Contact & address
Arriving by car
The JUFA Hotel Waldviertel*** is located in Raabs an der Thaya in Lower Austria directly on the banks of the River Thaya and can easily be reached by car. Guests can make use of the free parking spaces for cars and busses.
Travelling from Vienna: Travelling on the A22 Donauufer motorway towards Prague/Brno/Sankt Pölten/B7/CZ – take the exit towards Krems/Strebersdorf/Prague/B3/St.Pölten – take exit 31-Stockerau Nord towards Horn – travel on the B4 (Horner Bundesstrasse) until you reach a roundabout – take the second exit off the roundabout (B4/Horner-Bundesstrasse/Wilhelm Miklas Pl.) – follow this route (you will travel through Irnfritz, Klein Ulrichschlag and Tröbings) – turn right at Aigen towards Lindau – follow this road towards Lindau – continue on through Lindau towards Raabs – when you arrive in Raabs turn right onto Bahnstrasse – turn right onto Hamerlingstrasse to the JUFA Hotel.
Travelling from Munich/Salzburg/Linz: Travelling on the A1 west motorway towards Vienna – take the Knoten Sankt Pölten exit and merge onto the S33 towards Krems/Sankt Pölten-Ost – follow this route until you reach the B37 (signposted B37/Krems) – take the B218/Langenloiser-Bundesstrasse via the Langenlois/Horn exit – take the third exit off the roundabout (signposted B34/Kamptal-Bundesstrasse) – turn right towards Fernitz and follow this route – turn right at Freischling towards Raan, Buttendorf – turn left on the B4/Horner-Bundesstrasse – continue on the B4 Horner Bundesstrasse – continue on towards Vienna
Travelling from Klagenfurt/Graz: Travelling on the A2 south motorway towards Vienna – continue on the A23/E59 towards Favoriten/Vienna – at the exit take the A22 towards B7/Prague – continue as described in the instructions as if travelling from Vienna
Travelling by train
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