Wachau vacation on the Danube

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Krems in the Wachau

Experience a Wachau holiday on the Danube

You can enjoy a holiday in the Wachau with the Travel Tips by Travel World Online. Discover vineyards on the Danube. cities like Krems, pointed or Dürnstein worth a visit. Where can you stay in a winery? You can find out here. The Danube region is a pleasure region that is second to none. wine regions like these offer good restaurants and hotels where you can feel good. With these tips, your stay in Lower Austria a real pleasure experience.

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Wachau Hotels on the Danube for your wine journey through the Wachau

Wachau Overnight stay at the winery The Wachau is a great travel destination for many reasons. The region is known for its breathtaking landscape, characterized by the high hills, the clear waters of the Danube and the endless vineyards. The Wachau is also rich in history and culture, with many medieval castles...
Durnstein Wachau

Durnstein in the Wachau

(Advertisement due to press trip) Dürnstein Abbey in the Wachau looks most beautiful from the Danube. You can see the blue tower of the collegiate church below the castle from afar, if you approach the place by ship. The place itself doesn't offer many sights, but those that are are worth a visit...
Wachau shipping

Experience the Wachau: A boat trip full of breathtaking views

The Wachau is known for its unique landscape, historic towns and picturesque villages. A Wachau boat trip on the Danube is the perfect way to explore this region and experience its beauty up close. There is a boat trip from Vienna to the Wachau or from Krems or Melk. We take ...
Melk Abbey main entrance

Melk Abbey in Austria, baroque monastery in the Wachau

Melk Abbey in Austria (advertising) It is one of the highlights on the Danube in the Wachau: Melk Abbey in Austria. It is now part of Austria's UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you approach Melk Monastery from the Danube or via the autobahn from the north, it towers like a stronghold over the place that ...
Gottweig Abbey

Göttweig Abbey in the Wachau in Austria

Göttweig Abbey in the Wachau (advertising) A holiday in the Wachau is not complete without a visit to Göttweig Abbey. The Benedictine monastery in the Wachau can be seen from afar. It sits enthroned on a hill above the town of Furth near Krems on the southern foothills of the Dunkelsteinerwald in Lower Austria. The pen is going back...
Krems an der Donau holiday tips

Krems an der Donau – sights and tips for enjoyment

Krems an der Donau - Sights and tips for connoisseurs A holiday in the Wachau usually begins in Krems. The city of Krems an der Donau in Austria is the starting point for the Wachau, the most beautiful stretch of the Danube. As wine lovers, we have often been to the region. This time, however, took...
Dürnstein from Hotel Pfeffel Wachau

Enjoy Hotel Pfeffel in Dürnstein in the Wachau

The Hotel Pfeffel is ideal for a Wachau holiday. We have chosen the Hotel Pfeffel in the Wachau, directly on the Danube, for our next wine adventure in Austria. Here in Austria, in the middle of the famous wine region, a perfect mix of wine tasting and wellness awaits us. We have been several times in...
House in the Wachau vineyards in autumn

Experience the Wachau in autumn

Enjoy the Wachau in autumn A holiday in the Wachau in autumn is an experience for the senses. This section of the Danube valley has impressed us with its steep slopes that rise above the Danube. Experiencing the Wachau in autumn is an experience. The sun is shining on the southern slopes in the western part of the Wachau ...
Dürnstein is one of the Wachau attractions for connoisseurs

Discover the Wachau Austria for connoisseurs

The Wachau in Austria is a travel destination for connoisseurs (advertising) We present the Wachau Austria for connoisseurs in this article. It is certainly one of the most famous travel regions in Lower Austria. The region is not only very popular because of the hit about the "Mariandl from the Wachauer Landl". While listening...


Questions and answers for a holiday in the Wachau

Where is it most beautiful in the Wachau?

There are a few places worth visiting. We include:

  • Krems
  • Göttweig Abbey with great views
  • Dürnstein Abbey and Dürnstein Castle
  • Spitz and the vineyards above the Danube
  • The Danube and a boat trip on the Danube
  • Melk Abbey
  • The ruins of Aggstein Castle
  • The Danube Cycle Path
  • The Wachau World Heritage Trail

When is the best time in the Wachau?

With the exception of winter, every travel season has its own special charm in the Wachau. A visit to the apricot blossom is worthwhile in spring. Summer is a good time for water activities and boat tours. in the Autumn The many hiking trails through the vineyards and the world heritage trail lure you into the Wachau. In all these times, after all, are the Wine bars and winemaker experiences worth a trip. The best travel time for a holiday in the Wachau is between April and October.

Which places belong to the Wachau?

These are Krems, Dürnstein, Spitz, Weißenkirchen on the north side of the Danube as well as Rossatz, Rührdorf, Unter-Kienstock, Mitterarnsdorf, St. Johann im Mauerthale, Aggstein, Schönbühel on the Danube and Melk on the south bank of the Danube.

Where does the Wachau begin and end?

The Wachau stretches over a length of 37 kilometers between Krems and Melk.

When is the apricot blossom in the Wachau?

This varies with the weather conditions. It takes place between the second half of March and mid-April. You can see the current status via the Apricot webcam . see

Which winegrowers offer accommodation for a holiday in the Wachau?

Here you find Overnight stays at the winery or in wine hotels for your Wachau vacation.




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Wachau vacation on the Danube

Monika Fuchs

Monika Fuchs and Petar Fuchs are the authors and publishers of the Slow Travel and Enjoyment travel blog TravelWorldOnline Traveller. You have been publishing this blog since 2005. TravelWorldOnline has been online since 2001. Your topics are Trips to Savor and wine tourism worldwide and Slow Travel. During her studies, Monika Fuchs spent some time in North America, where she traveled to the USA and Canada - sometimes together with Petar Fuchs - and spent a research year in British Columbia. This strengthened her thirst for knowledge, which she pursued for 6 years Adventure Guide for Rotel Tours and then for 11 years as Study tour guide for Studiosus Reisen tried to breastfeed all over the world. She constantly expanded her travel regions, but curiosity still gnawed at her: “What is beyond the horizon? What else is there to discover in this city? Which people are interesting here? What do you eat in this region?” These are the questions she is now trying to answer as a freelance travel journalist (her articles have appeared in DIE ZEIT, 360° Canada, 360° USA, etc.), among others. travel writer and travel blogger answers in many countries around the world. Petar Fuchs produces the videos on this blog as well as on YouTube. Monika Fuchs from TravelWorldOnline is below Germany's top 50 bloggers in 2021 Other Information about Monika and Petar Fuchs. Recommendations on LinkedIn from tourism experts Further recommendations from cooperation partners and tourism experts Professional experience Monika on LinkedIn