Wachau World Heritage Trail: from Oberbergern to Mautern
From Oberbergern the way leads via Göttweig abbey to Mautern. About 17 kilometers you walk through vineyards of the Wachau and Kremstal (valley), passing numerous taverns and enjoying great views.Through rich wood and meadow areas the way leads past the plateau „Am Giritzer“, into the imposing loess canyon „Zellergraben“ and all the way to the Roman city Mautern.
To loess path „Zellergraben“ and Göttweigerberg there is an extremelysuccessful conservation brochure: “Natura Trail wine & nature”,www.nfi.at (section Natura Trails). The information folder is a good addition to the hiking tour.
Safety informationIn case of an emergency call the mountain rescue Wachau: 140
Tips, hints and links
For restaurants and accommodation we recommend „Best of Wachau“ businesses: www.bestof-wachau.at. You find „Best of Wachau“ members in Mautern.
Further opportunities for restaurants, taverns and cafes and opening hours:
Restaurant Stift Göttweig (stamp station): from end of March to end of december: daily opend, www.stift-goettweig.at; 0043(0)2732/85581-326.
Taverns are located in Oberbergern, Unterbergern, Steinaweg, Furth and Mautern. Several taverns are open during winter time. Please see the current calendar for opening hours (Heurigenkalender) at www.welterbesteig.at.