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Wachau Valley, Joching

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Picture-perfect and enchanting at every turn, Wachau Valley represents a World Heritage Site acclaimed for its agriculture and architecture. The valley is home to a number of elegant monasteries, castles, and ruins, including Dürnstein castle--the 12th-century fortress where King Richard the Lionheart of England was held captive by Duke Leopold V. The valley attracts agriculture buffs and epicureans with its many scenic vineyards and high-quality wines. Take a walk through the valley's lush rolling hills to see the small, quaint villages and churches. Consider renting a bike to take in the serene landscape, and relax at the end of your visit with a glass of local wine. Put Wachau Valley at the forefront of your travel plans using our Joching online day trip planner.
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  • This is a lovely stretch of the river west of Vienna and includes wine villages and impressive views of castles and vineyards. Best viewed from the river to watch the scenery go by in a leisurely... 
    This is a lovely stretch of the river west of Vienna and includes wine villages and impressive views of castles and vineyards. Best viewed from the river to watch the scenery go by in a leisurely...  more »
  • Do not miss this area of Austria 🇦🇹. We did on a ARosa river cruise on the Danube. Wine producing area. Beautiful to sit back and watch from the river 
    Do not miss this area of Austria 🇦🇹. We did on a ARosa river cruise on the Danube. Wine producing area. Beautiful to sit back and watch from the river  more »

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