Danube Valley – Wachau
Art lovers and gourmets will find special excitation at the full day trip to the Wachau. After passing through the Vienna Woods and the Alpine foothills to reach the impressive Benedictine Abbey of Melk with its magnificent Baroque architecture. Then you will cross the Danube and drive along the river through the romantic Danube Valley.
On this historic ground the fate of Austria was often decided. Legends and true stories tell of the varied history of this area. As signaled by numerous castles, palaces and religious buildings. Richard the Lionheart, for example, languished in a dungeon of the touristy yet unknown Wachau. On the steep slopes, you will find excellent vineyards, the dry white wines are served in the many fine dining restaurants. The winemakers often organize wine tastings on their traditional wineries.