The Danube and its various regions are particularly charming when viewed from a ship. Enjoy the diverse landscapes, artfully built stone-wall vineyards, broad plains and precious art treasures on both banks that make this one of the most beautiful sections of river valley in Europe. Whether you are riding on a ship along the Danube or visiting it on land: the Danube regions are just waiting to be explored.

There are several companies providing ship service on the part of the Danube flowing through Lower Austria. Most of them connect the towns and villages in the Wachau. For instance, ships run regularly between Krems and Melk. Every Sunday in high season, the old-fashioned paddle steamer MS Stadt Wien takes off from Tulln to the Wachau. There are several connections from Vienna in the direction of Bratislava.

For a special adventure, you might try a tour going downstream on the Wachovia, a ten-meter long vessel modeled on an historical ship. A sporty alternative is a ride in a zille, a flat-bottomed boat common to this region. The many ferries are a fun way to cross the river and explore perhaps the less well-known side of the Danube.

Enjoy your precious time on the Danube in Lower Austria!

Schedules PDF

Fahrplan BRANDNER 2019
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Fahrplan DDSG 2019.pdf
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Ship & Ferry Service

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Boat Adventure Wachau

Charter a boat and explore this World Heritage landscape on a cruise of your own making.Enjoy several unforgettable hours on the Danube with friends, family or business associates....


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Motorboat Information

The website of the Lower Austrian motorboat association is a source of interesting and worthwhile information for motorboat enthusiasts: all regional motorboat clubs, water level and much more.

On the practical side: You can download a list of all Lower Austrian clubs along with river kilometer information!