A trip to the Wachau Valley, which stretches between the two oldest cities in Austria, will introduce you to one of the most picturesque corners of Europe and immerse you in the atmosphere of the Middle Ages. Our route will pass along the foothills of the Alps and along the bed of the great Danube, which bends around the mountains. Get ready to fall in love forever with the distinctive streets of Krems, gentle hills covered with vineyards, the ancient walls of the Melk monastery and, of course, the aromatic apricot jams and liqueurs of the town of Dürnstein. Group excursion Duration 8 hours Group size up to 25 people Children Allowed with children How it goes By bus Rating 4.67 on 18 reviews € 75 per person
What awaits you
The atmosphere of medieval towns The first stop of our route is the ancient capital of Austria Krems with its cobbled streets, picturesque medieval houses, churches and squares, from which you will have an incredible panorama of the city. Next you will find yourself in magic Durnsteinwhere the ruins of an ancient fortress will take you to the era of medieval intrigue. But the main pride of the town is its excellent apricot jams, liqueurs and schnapps, which you should definitely try in local shops! And the most impressive stop will undoubtedly be Benedictine monastery in Melk - one of the oldest in Europe. Here you will admire the expressive architecture and hear the curious history of the monastery, which was built with money from the ransom for the King of England - Richard the Lionheart
The natural harmony of the Wachau valley The pleasant mild climate, hilly landscape and special soil have become a recipe for the natural beauty of the Wachau Valley and the world renown of the local wines. On the journey, we will plunge headlong into this enchanting corner of Austria: you will admire the picturesque hills of the valley entwined with vineyards, see the ancient monasteries and castles hidden between the bends of the river, and enjoy the mesmerizing landscapes of the Danube, meandering between forests and gentle slopes.
- Additional costs: entrance ticket to Melk monastery (optional) - 13 euros, lunch and "apricot" souvenirs (chocolates, schnapps, etc.)
- The excursion for you will be led by me or another guide from our team
The excursion starts from the Tourist Info Center at Albertinaplatz Square. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.