The Wachau

Beautiful views of the blue Danube
  • Hike through apricot garden
  • Including Heurigen evening
  • Including a guided tour at Vienna

World heritage and feel-good landscape - that is the narrow Danube valley between Melk and Krems.

When the apricots bloom again and delicate green leaves sprout on the vines, then the most admirable time has dawned in the Wachau. A variety of historic buildings and one of the most beautiful river valleys await you.


May – October 2024     4 nights / 5 days
(Exact date according to request and availability)

Group arrangement

overnight stay with a rich breakfast buffet in the Wachau region
welcome drink on the day of arrival
3 course dinner (from the 2nd evening with a menu to choose from) at the hotel
Heurigen evening with musical entertainment, cold Heurigen platter, dessert, ¼ l wine in the hotel
guided hike on the Wachau apricot adventure trail – guided walk with your bus and on foot (duration approx. 1 hour): look, marvel, hear, smell, taste. Experience the world of the Wachau apricot! Walk with the apricot farmer on the most beautiful part of the apricot trail through the picturesque wine landscape and through old apricot orchards the noble fruit!
visit to the Wachau apricot family - duration approx. 1 hour
- Welcome to the family winery and apricot-pleasure farm shop, short film "Wein & Marille" in the cellar cinema, tour of the vaulted wine cellar & "Wachauer Marille" distillery, product tasting "Wine & Apricot"
coffee snack "Wachauer Marille" (duration approx. ½ hour), Wachau apricot dumplings (2 pieces) with butter crumbs and apricot sauce, plus coffee and water
entry and guided tour of Göttweig Abbey - duration approx. 1 hour
city tour in Vienna - duration approx. 2 hours
entry and guided tour of Artstetten Castle (museum, crypt & natural castle park)
boat trip on the Danube from Melk to Krems - duration approx. 1 hour 20 minutes
Support for tour guides and bus drivers daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. by our office in Bad Ischl

Arrangement price per person in € from

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per person in a double room from 509,-- 739,--
Single supplement 1-5 from 74,-- 133,--
Single supplement from the 6th 89,-- 157,--

Plus local tax: approx. €2,50 to €3,-- per person per day!
(Will be adjusted accordingly if the law changes).


The above prices are valid for a minimum of 20 participants.
The current version of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH terms and conditions apply!
Booking and billing via Salzkammergut Touristik.
All excursions are conducted with your own vehicle.
Every 21st person in a double room is free.

Possible program sequence – subject to change:

Day 1 Arrival and check-in

Welcome drink and dinner

Day 2 Marillen, Göttweig Abbey and a Heurigen evening

Rich breakfast buffet

Guided tour and tasting at the Marillen family in Wachau
Followed by a guided walk along the apricot adventure trail
Coffee snack with apricot dumplings to strengthen yourself

Admission and guided tour of Göttweig Abbey

Return to the hotel and Heurigen evening with musical entertainment, cold Heurigen platter, dessert, ¼ l wine

Day 3 Vienna

Rich breakfast buffet

Vienna – city tour duration approx. 2 hours – followed by free time

dinner together at the hotel

Day 4 Artstetten castle and a boat trip

Rich breakfast buffet

Admission and guided tour of Artstetten Castle

Boat trip on the Danube from Melk to Krems

dinner together at the hotel

Day 5 Journey home

Rich breakfast buffet

Check-out and departure for home


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For questions we are available.

Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH

Götzstraße 12

4820 Bad Ischl

Tel.: 0043 (0)6132 24000-51