June 17th 2017 - solstice Nibelungengau area
June 24th 2017 - solstice Wachau area
Every year around June 21st several solstice celebrations take place along the Danube region Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal which always is a marvelous and colorful event. Thousands of floating lights on the surface of the Danube, romantic looking vineyards lightened by torches and impressive fireworks offer wonderful opportunities to enjoy precious moments which makes the solstice celebrations in this area unforgettable every year.
In more than 20 villages along the Danube region Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal people take care of this old tradition in a splendid and also joyful way. Not only the great fireworks on both sides of the Danube and an ocean of shining lights along the charming river valley but also the international known wines and regional specialities attract visitors from all over the word. One of the best ways to experience the celebrations is to board a ship. Several shipping companies offer special cruises.