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Stimmungsbild vom Festival Glatt & Verkehrt


GLATT&VERKEHRT is a festival in July that takes audiences on musical voyages of discovery around the globe. The program of events ranges from authentic, traditional and contemporary music from various cultures and brings artists from (nearly) all parts of the world to Krems and into the Wachau. What all of them have in common is a desire to explore their own musical roots – regardless of whether these roots are in folk music, jazz, classical or the avant-garde. Venues such as Göttweig Abbey, the Winzer Krems winery and Spitz castle serve as backdrops for these concerts by international musicians.

Dates in 2019: July 12 to 28

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Spitzer Marillenkirtag in der Wachau

Apricot Festivals in the Wachau

Visitors to the traditional Spitz Apricot Fair every year in mid-July delight in the fluffy apricot dumplings, fruity apricot punch and fine apricot brandy. The traditional parade with King Marillus and Princess Apricosia is among the highlights of the fair. In Everything’s Apricots (Alles Marille) in Krems, the highlight comes when the huge apricot cake is sliced.

Dates in 2019: July 19 to 21

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Gemütliche Kellergasse in Abendstimmung, Kamptal

Cellar-lined Lane Festivals

The time for the wine road and cellar-lined road festivals begins in early summer when temperatures start climbing. Krems-Stein, Rohrendorf, Furth, Traismauer and Prellenkirchen have particularly nice festivals.

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Weinstraße Wachau im Herbst

Weinherbst along the Danube

In Lower Austria, wine has its own season, Weinherbst, the province’s celebration of wine and autumn. From mid-August to the end of November everything revolves around wine enjoyment in connection with age-old traditions, culinary delights and scenic landscape.

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