The Parish Church and the main street of Durnstein

The Parish Church and the main street of Durnstein

Durnstein is located in the region of Wachau in the north-east of Austria, on the Danube and has a population of under 1,000 inhabitants. It is at approximately 80 km to the north-west from Vienna. From Vienna it can be reached on the motorways A22-S5 or A1-S33 or by train until the station in the town of Krems an der Donau, located at just a few kilometers away. Durnstein can also be accessed on the Danube. Durnstein is mainly famous for its castle, but there are many other sites that wo... [ read more ]

The Castle of Durnstein

The Castle of Durnstein

Dürnstein is a picturesque town situated on the Danube in the Krems-Land district, Wachau, at approximately 80 km in north-west of Vienna and it is one of the most visited destinations in Lower Austria. A lot of tourists spend time in this wine region that has a special charm with its narrow cobbled streets, a monastery and a castle where history almost comes alive. It is not accidentally called the Pearl of Wachau. In Dürnstein you can find cozy hostels, family run but also 5 star hote... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Durnstein

Tourist guide to Durnstein

In 2008, the town of Durnstein counted only 911 inhabitants. Meanwhile this number has increased, but not very much. However, each year thousands of tourists visit Durnstein attracted mainly by its attractions. The city is situated on the Danube, in southern Austria, in the region of Wachau, the district of Krems –Land. It is a vineyard region, being largely covered by forests, which our tourist guide to Durnstein recommends everyone who is looking for relaxation. The city has a beautif... [ read more ]