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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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  • I loved the 1 day trip through the Valley of the river Danube. Although a lot of things to be seen in a short time, I enjoyed the trip by the degree of organization. Since the transfer at the hotel very punctual even in dynamic for knowledge of some points Wachau Valley. The city of Krems is beautiful, medieval, walled and liondas churches. Too bad we only for 40 minutes there. D "urstein allowed a walk along the banks of the river and the view of the ruins of the Castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned. The simple but delicious lunch. The afternoon was the maximum point of the trip with a visit to the monastery, Abbey, library and treasures of Melk, one of the most beautiful churches I've ever met. I was willing to return for more carefully in another season, than the winter.
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  • a quiet and beautiful place, people r so friendly and helpful, worth for a refreshing stay..march it is still cold but kids enjoyed.  more »
  • and so much else to do and see! Heurigen, great restaurants, culture at every corner. We took this time a hiking trip at the Welterbesteig, an easy trail from Krems to Dürnstein of approx. 12,5 km. Wa...  more »