Grein is a small and well-preserved city on the Danube, set against a natural backdrop of beautiful landscapes and rich history.
Stadttheater – Austria’s oldest theater
Winter hiking trails, ice rink, curling lanes
Beautiful location on the Romantic Route.
Grein was already a popular destination with day trippers around 1900 - and the city has managed to retain it's old-world charm as well as its history and culture. Visitors will find old inns that take pride in serving honest and flavorful Upper Austrian food. The innkeepers are dedicated to on making everybody feel welcome and comfortable, and the locals love to relax over their meals, telling old stories and chatting with friends. In Grein you can feel that the spirit of the old Biedermeier times is still alive!
Between green hills and the Blue Danube is where Grein nestles: a charming city that invites you to stay, to stroll along its streets and enjoy its pristine surroundings.
Grein, which was granted city rights half a millennium ago, has plenty to offer including an old theater from the 18th century, Greinburg castle, time-honored cafes, and restaurants that serve honest-to-goodness, Upper Austrian cooking.
Grein is a city with a long history, a charming present and a vibrant future.
Stadttheater Grein – Austria’s oldest theater
Schloss Greinburg – castle with renaissance courtyard, sala terrena, shipping museum
Beautiful location on the Danube Cycleway and the Romantic Route.
Cultural Cycling Tours in Donau-Machland-Strudengau
Enjoy the Grein's cultural diversity with summer festivals, Danube festival, artisan market, Grein Dilettante Society, historic theater with exhibitions, Greinburg Castle with Sala Terrena and arcaded courtyard, shipping museum, Calvary hill with Granite Gallery etc.
Explore the country’s natural beauty with hiking and cycling tours, a pleasure cruise on the Danube, …