• Frau sitzt an der Donau und beobachtet einen Schwan.
  • Zwei Wanderer auf der Donaubrücke zwischen Krems und Mautern.
  • Kellergasse Rohrendorf
  • Wanderer machen Pause und sitzen auf einem Stein im Wald bei Droß

Kremstal-Danube Long Distance Trail

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Kremstal-Danube Long Distance Trail

From the wine town of Krems via the municipalities of Rohrendorf, Langenlois and Senftenberg runs the multi-faceted long-distance hiking trail Kremstal-Donau, which has a lot to offer.

Flexible hiking: With 15 stages of varying length and difficulty, the long-distance hiking trail is equally suitable for all nature lovers. For beginners, there are always shortcuts along the route; experienced athletes, on the other hand, have the option to extend extend individual stages. In this way, the tour can be experienced by young and old.


Stops to linger in between: Each stage has its particular highlights. From magnificent churches to impressive ruins and wine adventure worlds to exciting forest nature trails: Time and again, worthwhile excursion destinations along the way offer the opportunity for a short pause. This makes every section a unique experience.

Regional specialities: The Kremstal is characterised by viticulture. The nutrient-rich soils of primary rock and loess have produced the best quality wines typical of the region for many years. The nutrient-rich soils of primary rock and loess have been producing the best quality wines typical of the region for many years. Numerous wine cellars and cosy wine taverns along the route ably demonstrate this. In terms of taste, the Kremstal-Danube long-distance hiking trail leaves nothing to be desired.
 

Interesting facts about the long-distance trail

  • Starting point: Krems an der Donau
  • Connection option to the Wachau World Heritage Trail
  • Divided into 15 stages, each 1,5-11 miles long, signposted in both directions.
  • Duration: depending on the stage, between 50 minutes and 4.5 hours
  • 1,862 elevatation ascent and descent
  • Numerous refreshment stops for enjoyable breaks
  • Order hiking map here free of charge

Kremstal-Danube Long Distance Trail - Stages

Coming by car and public transport

Coming by car

From Vienna via the A22 and the S5 to Krems.
From the A1 Westautobahn from St. Pölten via the S33 to Krems.
From the A1 Westautobahn to Melk and on the B3 to Krems (through the Wachau).

 

Public transport

From Vienna (Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof) to Krems: Travel time: approx. 1 hour 
From St. Pölten (Westbahn) to Krems: Travel time: approx. 30-45 minutes 
From Linz: Westbahn to St. Pölten, continue by regional train to Krems