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World Heritage Wachau Trail 5-day Self-guided Walking Tour Level 2

  • 5days
  • Austria

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Danube Wine and Culture Self-guided Walking Tour

Here in the Wachau area the Danube is even more beautiful than anywhere else. The mild climate and steep hills make it ideal territory for orchards and vineyards. Our hiking week leads thought the long-distance trail "World Heritage Trail Wachau" along the ridges of the Danube valley. On the varied walking routes you can enjoy magnificent views of one of Austria's oldest cultural landscapes with characteristic vineyards, apricot gardens and the impressive Danube stream in the valley. A varied walking tour leads past steep rocks, across soft hills and through aromatic vineyards. Little hamlets dot the landscape and apart from the famous wine, delicious apricot delicacies belong to the outstanding regional specialities

Tour character: Level 2

You walk mainly on good trails and some paved vineyard paths. Depending on the route, you can make the stages more comfortable or more challenging. The peaks in the Wachau region are not high, but steep in places. Surefootedness therefore is required in some places. This week offers a perfect blend of nature, culture and culinary delight.

Included in the Blue Danube Walking Tour:

  • 4 overnight stays, breakfast included
  • If half-board: min. 3-course menu (115 EUR)
  • Luggage transfer
  • Wine tasting
  • Boat cruise Spitz – Krems*
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents
  • GPS-Data is available
  • Service-Hotline

* Boat cruise is only possible starting from mid-April, bus ride as an alternative.

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • By train from Vienna to Krems and a few minutes walk to the starting hotel.
  • Parking: limited free parking at the hotel, no reservation possible. Public parking garage available for approx. EUR 20 per week, no reservation required

Notes:

  • Any visitor’s taxes are not included in the tour price and payable on site2x ferry crossings Danube, bus fare from Aggsdorf to Melk (only 8-day tour), approx. EUR 6 per person

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  • Day 1

    Individual journey to Krems

  • Day 2

    From Krems to Duernstein, „Vineyards“

    You hike up to the vineyards and to the observatory with a view of the Blue Danube, the city of Krems and the impressive monastery of Göttweig. Over a chain of hills you hike to the ruins of Dürnstein or take the Talweg to Dürnstein. Approx. 4.5 hours 12 km 510 m 500 m

  • Day 3

    From Duernstein to Weißenkirchen, „Heart of Wachau“

    Take the ferry from Dürnstein to Rossatz. Continue past the largest apricot growing area of Austria, on old tracks up to Seekopf with stunning views to the Alps. Optional take a walk along Danube through orchards to the ferry. In Weißenkirchen a theme trail leads through the vineyards. Approx. 3.5 to 5 hours 12 km 490 m 480 m

  • Day 4

    From Weißenkirchen to Spitz, „Observation platform Buschandlwand“

    The Wine walk leads you to white churches, past small alleys to the ascent to Seiber. Through the forest it starts steeply to the Buschandlwand, where an observatory awaits an impressive panorama. Alternatively, you hike through the vineyards in the famous town of Spitz on the Danube. Approx. 4 to 5 hours 12 km 520 m 510 m

  • Day 5

    Individual journey from Spitz to Krems

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Sep 06 2021 Sep 10 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
Double rooms 439€
Sep 07 2021 Sep 11 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 08 2021 Sep 12 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 09 2021 Sep 13 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 10 2021 Sep 14 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 11 2021 Sep 15 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 14 2021 Sep 18 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 15 2021 Sep 19 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 16 2021 Sep 20 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 17 2021 Sep 21 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 18 2021 Sep 22 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 19 2021 Sep 23 2021 12 Single rooms 568€
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Sep 20 2021 Sep 24 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
Double rooms 479€
Sep 21 2021 Sep 25 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Sep 22 2021 Sep 26 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Sep 23 2021 Sep 27 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Sep 24 2021 Sep 28 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Sep 25 2021 Sep 29 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Sep 26 2021 Sep 30 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Sep 27 2021 Oct 01 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Sep 28 2021 Oct 02 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Sep 29 2021 Oct 03 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Sep 30 2021 Oct 04 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Oct 01 2021 Oct 05 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Oct 02 2021 Oct 06 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Oct 03 2021 Oct 07 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
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Oct 04 2021 Oct 08 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
Double rooms 479€
Oct 05 2021 Oct 09 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
Double rooms 479€
Oct 06 2021 Oct 10 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
Double rooms 479€
Oct 07 2021 Oct 11 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
Double rooms 479€
Oct 08 2021 Oct 12 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
Double rooms 479€
Oct 09 2021 Oct 13 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
Double rooms 479€
Oct 10 2021 Oct 14 2021 12 Single rooms 608€
Double rooms 479€

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