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Wachau Valley, Lower Austria

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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 Weissenkirchen has to offer by arranging your trip with our Weissenkirchen travel itinerary maker.
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  • The wine region along the Danube is amongst the most exciting scenery of the entire trip between Passau and Vienna ; The blue church at Durnstein is simply an amazing landmark and forms just another m...  more »
  • I booked thru viator. James was our guide super informative and casual fun loving. Well versed on history and wine, so interesting!! It was the last day of our 10 day trip...Prague, Budapest and Vienn...  more »
  • Wachau valley should be in your list if you want to experience countryside beauty in Austria. This beautiful valley is covered with vineyards all around and decorated with beautiful cute colorful vill...  more »