5 Day World Heritage Trail Wachau

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5 Day World Heritage Trail Wachau

Wine and Culture on Beautiful Blue Danube.

Here in the Wachau area the Danube is even more beautiful than anywhere else. The mild climate and steep hills make it ideal territory for orchards and vineyards. Our hiking week leads thought the long-distance trail “World Heritage Trail Wachau” along the ridges of the Danube valley. On the varied walking routes you can enjoy magnificent views of one of Austria’s oldest cultural landscapes with characteristic vineyards, apricot gardens and the impressive Danube stream in the valley. A varied walking tour leads past steep rocks, across soft hills and through aromatic vineyards. Little hamlets dot the landscape and apart from the famous wine, delicious apricot delicacies belong to the outstanding regional specialities.

Characteristics of the route

You walk mainly on well maintained trails and some paved vineyard paths. Depending on the route, you can make the stages more comfortable or more challenging. The peaks in the Wachau region are not high, but steep in places. Surefootedness therefore is required in some places. This week offers a perfect blend of nature, culture and culinary delights.


Low: 06/04/19 to 28/04819 and 19/08/19 to 08/09/19 – €339

Mid: 03/06/19 to 30/06/19 and 09/09/19 to 22/09/19 – €369

High: 29/04/19 to 02/06/19 and 01/07/19 to 18/08/19 and 23/09/19 to 12/10/19 – €389

Surcharge single room: €98


  • Amazing scenery
  • Moderate and challenging walks
  • Traditional local cuisine
  •  Idyllic vineyard walking tours

What's Included

  • 4 nights 4-star Hotel
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Maps
  • Detailed notes
  • luggage transfer


Accommodation & Meals

  • 4 nights accommodation


  • 4 overnight stays
  • Luggage Transfer
  • Boat cruise from Spitz to Krems
  • Wine Tasting
  • Route description
  • Maps and documents

At A Glance

  • 5 days
  • Level 3 and 5 walks offered each day