Experience Culture

City Tour

City Tour of Dürnstein

A medieval fortress town in the heart of the World Cultural Heritage Wachau; a tour through the old city, along the city wall to the town gate, then the pillory square with view of the fortress ruins, the square of the Poor Nuns of St. Claire, past the baroque Augustinian monastery to the inner courtyard of city hall, further through the pedestrian zone to the castle green and castle hotel.

Optional visit of the former Augustinian monastery (inner courtyard, church, cloister, terrace with view of the Danube).

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Kuenring fortress

Hike to the Kuenring fortress

A good chance to stroll through the old town while having the most important sights explained to you. Afterwards a gentle hike up to the former Kuenring fortress. The ruin is on the castle hill and gives you a wonderful view of medieval Dürnstein. Experience the wonderful panorama with a majestic view over the Danube valley.

We recommend sturdy shoes and of course you should bring your camera.

Vineyard Stroll

Vineyard Stroll

Walk through the idyllic vineyards of Dürnstein and Loiben, followed by a wine tasting in our own historic wine cellar (brick vault ca. 200 years old).

Our wine cellar has been completely renovated and offers an exceptional wine experience.

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Length

ca. 1 hour (only City Tour)
ca. 1-2 hours (with monastery)

Length

ca. 1,5 - 2 hours
(hike to the ruin ca. 25 minutes)

Length

1 - 3 hours (depends on the length of the walk and the duration of the wine tasting)