Wachau World Heritage Hike


We will hike the World Heritage Trails around the charming medieval village of Spitz. It is a pleasant 3-hour hike (depending on individual speed), up and down through vineyards, forests with stone oaks and pine trees, passing by beautiful rock formations and enjoying amazing views on the river Danube. In the end, we will visit a traditional wine tavern ("Heuriger") or inn and try local food and wine of the region, if you wish (optional). This tour was created for people who want to be close to nature, slow down and discover the landscape by walking. We will be far away from the crowds, walking the hidden paths and silent forest trails. Let me show you the magic and hidden beauties of this natural treasure. After a short public bus ride back to our starting point, we continue our journey back to Vienna. Total travelling time from/to Vienna is approx. 2,5 hours.

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7 hours
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Why take this tour?

This panoramic hike leads us along the famous world heritage trail in the Wachau region, Lower Austria. Highlights of this varied hike are: breathtaking panoramic views on the Danube, medieval wine growing villages, vineyards, stone terraces, stone oak forests, bizarre rock formations, rare dry grasslands – in short, an overview of the beautiful and protected landscape of the Wachau region (Unesco World Heritage).

What’s included?

  • Round-trip private transfer from/to Vienna U4 Hütteldorf/bus terminal

  • Professional hiking guide

  • Private/small group tour

  • Food and drinks

  • Ticket for short bus ride to starting point in Spitz: EUR 3,80

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Before you book

  • Duration: 7h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Das Leben Spueren - Embrace Life

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About operator:

Hi, I'm Karin. I'm the founder of Das Leben Spüren - Embrace Life, an outdoor activity organiser, offering guided hiking tours and excursions for travellers, expats and locals. Already before that, I voluntarily organised similar trips for a global expat network. I'm a professional hiking guide and have a master in tourism & leisure management. I love meeting people from all over the world as much as I love nature. Combining both and showing travellers the natural beauties of my home country is what I enjoy most. Besides my passion for nature and exploring new trails, I love yoga, photography, gardening, fashion and delicious food. I was born and raised in Vienna, but lived, studied and worked in foreign countries, such as UK, Italy, France, US and Germany. On my tours, I invite participants to be present at the moment by finding joy and contentment in the sheer beauty of nature, rather than boring them with facts and figures.

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