General Information about Wachau
Wachau which is one of Austria's most visited valley's is a great place to visit as the area has been listed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. Wachau valley can be found within Lower Austria and is closely neighboured by Graz and Melk at a distance of approximately 140 kilometres.
A must see destination is the town of Durnstein which is home to approximately one thousand residents. This small town is mainly visited because of its connection with King Richard I Lionheart of England. The ruins of Durrstein Castle is one of Durnstein's most visited historical attractions.
If you are a lover of fine wines and liquors then a visit to the Wachau valley will not disappoint. The Wachau valley produces some of Austria's most famous wines and liquors which are made from locally grown grapes and apricots that grow along the Danube river.
Wachau Photo Gallery