Around 7 kilometers distance between Maria Laach (Jauerling plateau) with its meadows and via estate „Schleinkhof“ down to Aggsbach Markt at the Danube for this stage.
Wachau World Heritage Trail: From Maria Laach to Aggsbach Markt
The gothic pilgrimage church of Maria Laach marks the beginning of this stage. Passing „Litzendorfer Kreuzstöckerl“ (wayside shrine)you walk to hamlet Litzendorf. In a big curve the way leads via the Jauerling plateau to secluded „Schleinkhof“ (stamp satation). After a short rise the way leads just down to the Danube valley to Aggsbach Markt, the end of your tour.
We recommend a visit at the farmers‘ market located in the „Kerblerhaus“ in the center of Maria Laach, open every Saturday from 9a.m. till 3p.m.
In case of an emergency call the mountain rescue Wachau: 140
Hiking boots, raincoat, enough to eat and drink, a trail map and maybe a list of open taverns. You can find an equipmentlist on www.welterbesteig.at section service/tips.
For restaurants and accommodation we recommend „Best of Wachau“ businesses: www.bestof-wachau.at . You find one „Best of Wachau“ member in Maria Laach.
Further opportunities for restaurants, taverns and cafes and opening hours:
Restaurant „Zum Kranz“ in Aggsbach Markt: end of April till end of October open daily except Monday. Closed during winter, Phone: 0043(0)2712/210.
Cafe&Pub Donauwelle (Danubewave) in Aggsbach Markt: open year-round from Monday to Sunday. (Phone 0043(0)2712/373)
The stamp station is located in Felbring.
Restaurants that are open year-round you can find in Emmersdorf.
The only tavern in Aggsbach Markt: Family Kurz (Phone: 0043(0)676/4730729).
In the small village of Willendorf there is also the tavern of Rudof Schrutz (Phone: 0043(0)2712/543).
Please see the current calendar for opening hours (Heurigenkalender) at www.welterbesteig.at .
More opportunities for accommodation are in Aggsbach Markt.