Tulln an der Donau, Austria (in English, Tulln by the Danube), is a town in Lower Austria, a state in the northeast of Austria. The historic town has a population of approximately sixteen thousand and lies on the River Danube, one of the longest rivers in Europe. The history of the town can be traced back to the times before the Roman Empire, more than two thousand years ago. For this reason, it is one of the oldest known towns in Austria. It was also an important camp for the Roman military back then. The fort of Comagena housed up to five hundred cavalry troops. The river has played an important role for the development of the town ever since. Thanks to the numerous gardens and parks, Tulln is considered as the so-called “City of Flowers.”
The historic town offers a couple of hotels and guesthouses. The hotels range from one to four stars. You can book small, cosy places as well as bigger, rather luxurious accommodations. In addition to that, there is also a campsite available. If you want to save up some money, check out the hostels in the region; the options for a Tulln an der Donau, Austria hostel are extremely limited, and the facilities are a bit old-fashioned, but they are clean. Your Tulln an der Donau, Austria hostel will offer free Wi-Fi, and it's a good option for travel groups and families with kids.
The botanical gardens, die Garten Tulln, is one of the highlights of the town. The gardens cover an area of more than fifty hectares and offer an abundance of different plants, trees, and design features. It is the biggest tourist attraction in town. Strolling around the town centre and a long the river gives you the opportunity to relax and to get away from everyday stress. The Nibelungen Fountain is worthwhile to visit. It is dedicated to "The Song of the Nibelungs," a very famous poem in which Tulln was mentioned as the place where Attila the Hun proposed to his fiancée.
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