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Danube

Nothing introduces you better to the delights of Austria like a trip down the Danube, where its banks are rich with history, cultural treasures and sunlit vineyards.
Discover the region on a road trip, river cruise or biking on the popular Danube cycle path.

The best experiences along the Danube

City of Weissenkirchen at the Danube River © Österreich Werbung / Himsl City of Weissenkirchen at the Danube River © Österreich Werbung / Himsl

Wachau

A region which straddles the banks of the Danube, rich in history, blessed with a mild climate and outstanding white wines, the UNESCO cultural heritage site of Wachau is a magical land in every season.
Learn more about the Wachau
Magnificent Melk Abbey in Lower Austria © Österreich Werbung, Homberger Magnificent Melk Abbey in Lower Austria © Österreich Werbung, Homberger

Waltzing the Blue Danube

Danube so blue, so bright and blue... no wonder that Johann Strauss' most famous waltz became the nation's secret anthem.
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Dürnstein, Wachau © Österreich Werbung/Diejun Dürnstein, Wachau © Österreich Werbung/Diejun

Excursion cruises on the Danube

Have you ever thought about exploring Vienna’s beautiful surroundings by boat? Embark the excursion boat in Vienna and spend the day in vineyards, nature parks or exploring ancient ruins and castles.
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Terrace at the Hotel Schloss Dürnstein in the Wachau Valley © Semrad Terrace at the Hotel Schloss Dürnstein in the Wachau Valley © Semrad

Culinary Danube

The Danube is not only known for its culture, landscape and beautiful nature, it is also famous for its culinary delights and therefore a top address for gourmets.
Find out more about the culinary Danube
Schlöging Loop in Upper Austria © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller Schlöging Loop in Upper Austria © Österreich Werbung / Peter Burgstaller

Colourful Danube

For many centuries Europe’s second-largest river has served to bring together the continent’s nations and peoples – which up to today makes the Danube region a fascinating cultural meeting place.
Where cultures flow together
Bikepath Duernstein © Österreich Werbung/ Peter Burgstaller Bikepath Duernstein © Österreich Werbung/ Peter Burgstaller

The Danube Cycle Path

The Danube Cycle Path is among the most beautiful cycling tracks in Europe. Discover Austria’s provinces, the famous Wachau Valley and the capital city Vienna by bike.
Find out more about the Danube Cycle Path

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