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  • Rotes Tor in Spitz
  • Weißenkirchen in der wachau
  • Welterbesteig Wachau-Logo
  • Heurigenbesuch in der Wachau
  • Der Welterbesteig Wachau am Michaelerberg
  • Ausblick von der Ruine Hinterhaus in Spitz
  • Pause in Weißenkirchen
Difficulty
medium
Tour length
10.54 km
duration
03:30 h
Anforderung an: Condition
3 von 6
Experience
5 von 6
Landscape
6 von 6

Season:
Jan Yes Feb Yes Mar Yes Apr Yes May Yes Jun Yes Jul Yes Aug Yes Sep Yes Oct Yes Nov Yes Dec Yes

Ascent/Descent
506/494 Hm
Lowest point
214 Hm
Highest point
457 Hm
Altitude profile
  • Rotes Tor in Spitz
  • Weißenkirchen in der wachau
  • Welterbesteig Wachau-Logo
  • Heurigenbesuch in der Wachau
  • Der Welterbesteig Wachau am Michaelerberg
  • Ausblick von der Ruine Hinterhaus in Spitz
  • Pause in Weißenkirchen
From Weißenkirchen to Spitz your way leads through the impressive heart oft he Wachau stone terraces and vineyards. The wine growers villages of Weißenkirchen and Spitz invite you to rest and enjoy the wine of the area. Nature lovers will be thrilled seeing the nature monument at „Michaelerberg“ (hill). Wachau World Heritage Trail: from Weißenkirchen to Spitz

This stage leads through unique vineyards. High above the Danube you find the biggest cohesive wine growing area of the Wachau including famous vineyards like „Kollmitz,Kollmütz,Hochrain“ with stunning views. Above of St. Michael you walk through romantic dry grasslands, woods and miraculous rock landscapes and marvelous views are guaranteed. Through the red gate you enter the wine village Spitz. In the historic wine villages of Spitz and Weißenkirchen dozens of taverns, restaurants and cafes are welcoming you.

More details

Tour length
10,536.00
Starting point
Weißenkirchen, Marktplatz (market square)
Point of arrival
Spitz, Kirchenplatz (church square)
Getting there
Highway A1 until intersection St.Pölten, following S33 and B3 via Krems to Weißenkirchen or Spitz.
Equipment

Hiking boots, raincoat, enough to eat and drink, a trail map and maybe a list of open taverns. You can find an equipmentlist on www.welterbesteig.at section service/tips.

Safety guidelines

There are no restaurants along the way and also no water source.

In case of an emergency call the mountain rescue Wachau: 140

Additional Information

Best of Wachau: The most famous and recommendable restaurants and accommodations in the Wachau „UNESCO-World-Heritage“ you find here atwww.bestof-wachau.at.

You can find more information about restaurants and accommodations at www.welterbesteig.at. Please note the shortened opening times of restaurants in Spitz and Weißenkirchen in winter. More information about the winter opening times at www.weissenkirchen-wachau.at or www.spitz-wachau.at.

You can find taverns in Weißenkirchen and Spitz. Several taverns are open during winter time. Please see the current calendar for opening hours (Heurigenkalender) at www.welterbesteig.at.

For easy and convenient organization of the tours its good to have the Wachau-Nibelungengau-Kremstal application. Just download for Android or iPhone.