Post Conference Excursion Wachau Sat 2014-08-23
The Wachau is an Austrian valley with a picturesque and breathtaking landscape formed by the Danube river. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations of Lower Austria, located midway between the towns of Krems and Melk that also attracts "connoisseurs and epicureans". It is 40 kilometres (25 mi) in length and was already settled in prehistoric times.
12:00: Transfer from Vienna with a bus to Krems, a quaint village at the beginning of the Wachau
13:15: The boat is starting in Krems
During your boat trip you will pass Dürnstein
A well-known place and tourist attraction, where King Richard the Lion-Heart of England was held captive by Duke Leopold V. and some of the most famous wine yards of Austria
14:35: arrival at Spitz
Short walk from landing stage to Donauschlösserl Spitz.
Here you will get wines to taste and a typical Wachau Jause (a meal consisting of bread, cold cuts, cheese etc)
18:00: The bus will pick you up and bring you back to Vienna.