• Stift Melk im Vordergrund mit Kornfeld
  • Stift Göttweig mit Weinreben im Vordergrund
  • Stift Melk © Niederösterreich Werbung / Michael Liebert

TOP Excursion Destinations

The biggest and best known excursion destinations in Lower Austria have joined together as “TOP Excursion Destinations.” Their goal is to offer guests special quality.

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.

Stift Melk im Frühling

Melk Abbey

Eventful history and vibrant present: Since its foundation in 1089, the baroque Abbey Melk has been inhabited and managed by Benedictine monks. Today it is known worldwide as a...

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Schloss Artstetten

Artstetten Castle

The enchanting Artstetten Castle is situated high above the Danube in a charming park and is flanked by seven characteristic towers. This is a place of commemoration for Crown...

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Göttweig Abbey

Austria's Monte Cassino watches over the southern entry to the Wachau south of Krems like a sacred fortress.
Göttweig Abbey was founded in 1083 as a proprietary monastery and...

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Ausblick von der Burgruine Aggstein

Burgruine Aggstein

The castle ruins are situated at about 300 meters (ca. 985 feet ) altitude above the right bank of the Danube on an outcropping that runs in an East-West direction. It is some 150...

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Karikaturmuseum Krems

Caricature Museum Krems

Caricature Museum Krems is Austria's only museum devoted solely to caricature, pictorial satire, comics and cartoons. It is a mere five-minute walk from the Krems-Stein landing...

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Stift und Schloss Dürnstein

Abbey Church of Dürnstein

The history of Dürnstein Abbey starts in 1372 when Elsbeth of Kuenring had a chapel built in her castle. It was dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. In 1410 she invited...

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Kunsthalle Krems

Kunsthalle Krems

Housed in the historical tobacco factory on Franz-Zeller-Platz, Kunsthalle Krems is the international exhibition venue in Lower Austria for modern and contemporary art. With its...

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Sandgrube 13 Wein.Sinn

Journey into the fascination of wine: The SANDGRUBE 13 wein.sinn experience walks with its guests in the footsteps of grapes - through 8 exciting stations. The guided tour offers...

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