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  • Dürnstein im Winter © Donau NÖ, Andreas Hofer
  • Blick auf Spitz im Winter © Donau NÖ, Andreas Hofer
  • Ausblick vom Jauerling im Winter
  • Wachau im Winter © Donau NÖ, Andreas Hofer

Welcome to the Danube region known as Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal!

Welcome to the Danube region known as Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal!
A magnificent stretch of the Danube awaits you here, complete with precious cultural treasures, an enchanting river valley, a sun-drenched wine region of international caliber – in a word, a gesamtkunstwerk.

Your First Visit to the Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal Region!

Wachau World Heritage Trail

The Wachau World Heritage Trail is a 180 km hiking trail featuring the best in scenic and historical paths. It links together the 13 communities of the Wachau Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage landscape.

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The Danube Bike Path

The Danube Bike Path is one of the most scenic cycling routes in Europe. It extends for about 1,200 km from Donaueschingen in Germany to the Hungarian capital of Budapest.

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TOP Excursion Destinations

Discover new things, uncover hidden treasures or simply enjoy a few free hours. The TOP excursion destinations in the Wachau and vicinity give you an opportunity to experience unforgettable moments.

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Eating & Drinking Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal

Apricots, Asparagus & Co

The Wachau apricot (Wachauer Marille) is a specialty known and recognized throughout Europe. It is one of the few Austrian products protected as its own brand within the EU. Anyone who has sampled apricots originating from different regions will immediately notice the special traits of the Wachau apricot.

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Best of Wachau

Certified “Best-of-Wachau” businesses have been ensuring top enjoyment from regionally typical lodgings, food and drink since 2012.  They consider themselves the flagships of the region and are synonymous with excellent quality that visitors can see and taste.

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Happenings & Events Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal

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  • wachau GOURMETfestival

    The wachau GOURMETfestival is a must for all gourmets and lovers of fine wining and dining. Big names, exciting newcomers, many an unusual venue and all this in the midst of the scenic Wachau Valley.

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    Wine Spring

    Wine Spring events in the Lower Austrian Danube region are a good opportunity in the wine year to sample the winemaker’s various wines and stock up on wine. Wine Spring takes place from late April to the beginning of May every year. Wachau Wine Spring is recommended, for example, as is Spring Awakening on the Wagram, the New Wine Fest in Göttlesbrunn and the 3-valley Wine Spring in the Kamp, Krems and Traisen Valleys.

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    Solstice

    This age-old tradition is cultivated in splendid and enjoyable ways in more than 20 places in the Danube region Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal. Torch-lit vineyards, impressive fireworks and wonderful opportunities for special moments are what make solstice celebrations in the Wachau and Nibelungengau so memorable every year.

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