Spend two hours exploring Durnstein. The luggage can be left in the vehicle during the sightseeing. The driver will keep the vehicle safe.
The ancient Durnstein City is an absolutely essential destination on the bank of the Danube River where tradition and beauty meet in an unparalleled manner. The landscape is characterized by the natural beauty of the ancient vineyards, the pleasant climate and the numerous cultural landmarks. Enjoy the wine from the Wachau during your stay in a charming wine tavern or in the shady garden of one of our restaurants.
Do not miss:
- Town Hall
- Krems Gate
- Picturesque Western Edge of the Town
- Kunigunde Church
- Cemetery and Charner House
- New Castle
- Convent of Poor Clares
Probably the most sought-after attraction in Durstein, the ruins of the Kuernriger Castle overlook the entirety of Durnstein and the surrounding valley. Be sure to take your hiking shoes with you since the castle is located at the top of a steep hill.
The white and blue colors of this church are supposed to represent heaven, while the yellow and gray colors of the abbey are supposed to represent earth. This abbey is very famous due to its iconic blue tower.