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Wachau Valley, Joching

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Picture-perfect and enchanting at every turn, Wachau Valley represents a World Heritage Site acclaimed for its agriculture and architecture. The valley is home to a number of elegant monasteries, castles, and ruins, including Dürnstein castle--the 12th-century fortress where King Richard the Lionheart of England was held captive by Duke Leopold V. The valley attracts agriculture buffs and epicureans with its many scenic vineyards and high-quality wines. Take a walk through the valley's lush rolling hills to see the small, quaint villages and churches. Consider renting a bike to take in the serene landscape, and relax at the end of your visit with a glass of local wine. See Wachau Valley and all Joching has to offer by arranging your trip with our Joching travel itinerary maker.
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  • Wachau Valley cannot be simply put into words or pictures - but you can have my full assurance that it's probably one of Europe's prettiest cycling trail. For the full experience in my opinion, cyclin...  more »
  • This is one of the most beautiful and famous regions in Austria. A picturesque landscape, cultural heritage. You will see Schonbuhel Castle, Aggstein Castle Ruins, the village of Spitz and of course D...  more »
  • One of the best days we spent in Central Europe was on our visit to the Wachau Valley. As we were traveling with Spanish speaking friends, we were fortunate to have a guide, Anneliese Reijnders (a.rei...  more »