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A region of natural beauty
Wine lovers far and wide will be familiar with wine from Wachau, now a UNESCO world heritage site, the region that surrounds Durnstein is rich in wine history and has been producing world class bottles for hundreds of years. When planning a trip to Durnstein, an excursion to try the tipples of the regions is a must.
A small town rich in history
First mentioned in 1192, Durnstein has been a stronghold in Austria for thousands of years and remnants of the town’s past can still be seen in the historic architecture. Now a protected area and a UNESCO world heritage site, the lands of Durnstein have been preserved for visitors to see for hundreds of years to come. Wander around the narrow streets and explore the rich architecture that is dotted between civilisation and local life. The Town Hall, Krems Gate and Kunigunde Church are just some of the spots worth exploring.
A dip in the jewel of the village
An oasis of calm and relaxation, an unusual pastime for locals and tourists alike, Kuenringer Bathing Beach has views of the Danube on one side and Durnstein on the other. A completely organic bathing beach situation in lower Austria, a day of relaxation and sunbathing awaits you in the jewel of the village.
A town of a thousand views
Hikes through Durnstein and Loiben offer some of the best views in Austria. Experience the outdoors and head on one of the breath-taking tours that leads you around the beauty of the town and its surrounding areas. With a selection of new hiking and cycling routes, the walks through Durnstein are the best for accommodating your adventurous needs.