Explore and discover
Stift Melk mit einem Donauschiff im Vordergrund
Culture, cuisine and more

Discover the surrounding area

Our region offers both culinary and cultural highlights. We recommend taking time to explore the surrounding area either by hiking or cycling. In bad weather, use public transport or your own car


Art, Culture and Sights

Stroll through towns and traditional villages in the Wachau region

  • City of Melk
  • Spitz in der Wachau
  • Weissenkirchen in der Wachau
  • Dürnstein and the legend of King Richard the Lionheart
  • Aggstein castle ruins
  • City of Krems

Culinary offers

Heuriger (Wineries) in the Wachau

An absolute must when on holiday in the region! Many different wineries and wine taverns invite you to savour and taste their wines and delicacies. Our favourites: Heuriger Mang, Heuriger Glück and Heuriger Pöchlinger.

Culinary Specialties and delicacies to take away

Leisure activities in summer

Leisure Activities in Winter

Spa, Wellness and Relaxation

There are several wellness hotels in the Waldviertel region that offer day spas. The following hotels can also be visited by external guests:

Family Activities and Nature Experiences

Below you will find our recommendations for excursions into the nature of the Waldviertel. As the name suggests, our region enchants with mysterious forests, castles and ruins.

The various activities are well suited for a relaxed pastime with children, but are also exciting and varied for adults:

Places and Cities within 1 to 2 hours Traveling Time

  • Melk 12km
  • Krems an der Donau 32km
  • St.Pölten 37km
  • Vienna 80km
  • Linz 97km 


Did You Know?

We are situated at the border of the southern and more rugged Waldviertel which transforms into the gentler landscape of the neighbouring Wachau and Danube Valley.