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Above the roof of the Danube

incl. free VOR day ticket - Mobil in der Wachau

2 nights from € 250.00 *

2 nights
Package price
from € 250.00 *

* per person in a double room

Period of travel

  • 15.03.2024 - 30.11.2024

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Donau Niederösterreich Tourismus GmbH
3620 Spitz, Schlossgasse 3
+43 2713 30060

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25.5 kilometres and 1,144 m difference in height in 2 days

In brief, “Above the roof of the Danube” combines, in only two hiking stages, the wine growing landscape of the Wachau with the nature park by the Jauerling, the highest mountain along the Danube, with its stunning views. More than 700 metres in height separate the bank of the Danube from the peak. There is a continuous ascent yet no dangerous sections.

The hosts provide a snack along the way and the transport of luggage to the next accommodation.

Day 1 – Arrival
Individual arrival, night incl. breakfast in Spitz.

Day 2 – Spitz – Mühldorf (World Heritage Trail section 4)
Path length 11.2 km – walking time 4 hrs
This somewhat challenging section includes the highest and steepest wine terraces of the Wachau, light oak and beech forests and stunning views across the Danube.
Night incl. breakfast in Mühldorf.

Day 3 – Mühldorf - Spitz – return home (Jauerling circular trail 07)
Path length 14.3 km – walking time 5 hrs
This stage is characterised by stunning scenery in the Jauerling Nature Park and many superlatives such as the highest point of the world heritage trail, the highest vineyard in Lower Austria and more ...


  • 2 x nights incl. breakfast in select B&Bs/hotels
  • 2 x daily hiking snacks with regional produce (vegetarian and vegan options also available)
  • 2 x luggage transport to accommodation (1 item of luggage per person)
  • 1 x hiking documents

Not included and to be paid locally:

Public transport:
Mobil in der Wachau -
Spitz on the Danube is accessible hourly by public transport via Krems or Melk (bus or Wachau rail) seven days a week.

Book: from 1 person – price for single room on request

Donau Niederösterreich Tourismus GmbH, A-3620 Spitz an der Donau, Schlossgasse 3, GISA number: 13091941. Terms and conditions of business of Donau Niederösterreich Tourismus GmbH apply, available on