Wachau – Vienna
Stage 9: Wachau – Vienna
Stage 9: Wachau – Vienna
Stage 8: Salzburg – Linz – Wachau Valley
Originally built in 1630, Hotel Schloss Dürnstein offers true luxury on one of the most picturesque sections along the Danube River, bringing a fairytale castle to life along the Danube.
Artisans of Leisure invites you to experience their private luxury tour - ideal for first-time travelers to Austria. It features private touring of the most interesting cultural attractions in Vienna and Salzburg, the best local shops and restaurants, the magnificent Austrian Alps, and Austria's most luxurious hotels--all hand-selected by our Austria experts.
Ultra-modern architecture and exceptional wellness offers in one of Austria’s oldest wine regions: this is a winning concept, as the 4-star Superior Hotel Loisium in Langenlois demonstrates.
The combination of culinary pleasures, the historic castle and landscape gardens, the modern architecture, and a world-class concert program makes the Grafenegg Music Festival a delight for all the senses.
From the center of the vineyards rises the aluminium-clad cube of the Visitors’ Centre Loisium, a symbol of how adept the winegrowing town of Langenlois is at linking the modern and the traditional. This theme is also taken up each year in March by the Loisiarte music and literature festival.
A Festival of Flights of Fancy: the donaufestival Krems, held each April, is regarded as t h e festival for current artistic positions at the interface of performance and acoustic art, experimentation, pop, and subculture.
The Loibnerhof is the longstanding classic pillar of restaurants in the Wachau. For decades, it has enjoyed cult status for its outstanding regional cuisine.
Geographically, politically, artistically and culinarily, all roads have led to Vienna for centuries. The results speak for themselves. Imperial grandeur. Cutting-edge culture. Stunning natural beauty. Austria doesn't just embody the great European traditions -- it's the essence of Europe itself.
The beauty and lifestyle here seem inconceivable in this day and age - areas this pure and authentic in many parts of the world seem to be trading in those very qualities. And locals here have chosen to embrace their heritage gastonomically, viticulturally and agriculturally.
We have captured some of the voices of the Austrian wine country and invite you to listening in. Check back regularly as this is the beginning of an ongoing series.
Come see a new trend in wine production in action at Fred Loimer's winery in the beautiful Kamptal region of Lower Austria, about 1 1/2 hours away from Vienna. What is it that sets Fred's highly successful wines apart from others?
What happens when you combine wonderful wines with live music, nature, fashion shows, and fantastic food? You get the Carnuntum Experience! Wine expert and co-organizer Dorli Muhr gives us the low-down about this two-week long festival in Lower Austria that is sure to be fun for the entire family
As an experienced traveler of the Austrian region, American Erin Grace can tell you where to go and what to do on your first visit: from boat rides, to bicycling, to meeting the locals - Erin is here to help.
Willi Klinger is the Head of Austrian Wine Marketing and was born as the son of Viennese restaurateurs. So aside from his vast knowledge on everything concerning Austrian wine, Willi's wisdom of the country's cuisine is similarly extensive. He tells us about what foods you shouldn't miss on your trip to Vienna and shares some of the secrets of the Austrian cuisine.
...is the head of wine exports at Winzer Krems, a unique wine production business, with over 1000 members who contribute to the production. The grapes are combined to create outstanding wine at the Winzer Krems' winery: Sandgrube 13. In our podcast he explains "Winzer Krems" and also reminisces about the largest festival for traditional Austrian music: "Glatt und Verkehrt" - a festival you should not miss on your next visit.
Austria recaptures the spirit of a bygone era: Ornate palaces, imperial monuments and echoes of Mozart’s music abound. Nowadays, visitors to Austria discover an exciting movement. Austria’s vibrant wine scene has earned a worldwide reputation for quality and innovation and is the destination for those seeking energy, culture, and charm.
Austria’s wine regions are both beautiful and easy to visit. In fact, once you step off the plane in Vienna, you have already arrived in one of the world’s most unique wine region. Vienna. Then about one hour south east of Vienna lies the Burgenland, and one hour west of Vienna is the region of Lower Austria with many beautiful valleys. Many of them along the Danube.
Walking Tour: This wine tasting tour starts with visiting vintners in Vienna itself (the only European capital with vineyards in its boundaries). Then by public transportation eastward to the province Burgenland; after that travel to the Wachau valley (Danube valley) northwest of Vienna. In each area you will hike to and thru the vineyards tasting local wines.
The miracle of Austria is that all of its wine regions are incredibly easy to visit. In fact, once you step off the plane in Vienna, you have already arrived in one of the world’s most unique wine regions.
Austrias wines are getting more popular throughout the world. This tour features a visit to the most fascinating wine region of Austria, the Wachau. One of the highlights is a visit to the new Wine Experience Center Loisium.