Krems

Culture & Relaxation at the Danube

Krems an der Donau offers a unique holiday experience. The diversity of the idyllic city in the Wachau region leaves nothing to be desired. Culinary delights as well as cultural highlights await you when on holidays in Krems. The picturesque and 1000-year-old city convinces with its historic buildings in the old town. In 2000, the city center of Krems was appointed UNESCO World Heritage. A holiday in Krems an der Donau offers its guests interesting sights all year round. Come and see for yourself: there is the Art Hall in Krems, sportive highlights such as the Wachau marathon and various festivals as well as culinary delights such as the “Weinherbst” (wine autumn) and cozy get-togethers in one of the traditional wine taverns.

Nature and winter fun in the Wachau region

Krems an der Donau also offers a lot during your holidays in winter. On the one hand, there are numerous picturesque winter walking paths – simply enjoy the crystal-clear and fresh air on idyllic walks through the stunning landscape or the historic old town. On the other hand, the perfectly groomed slopes at Jauerling bei Oberndorf invite you to spend an unforgettable day out skiing – great for beginners and professionals alike. You need less than 45 minutes to the lifts. After an active winter day with a lot of sunshine and fresh air you can finish off your day with a glass of regional wine. Enjoy winter holidays in Krems to the fullest.

Summer holiday in Krems an der Donau

The beautiful city of Krems an der Donau is located on the most eastern point of the Wachau region. Diverse leisure time options, stunning natural surroundings and unique culinary offers – there is something for all tastes when on summer holidays in Krems. The perfect location in one of the best wine growing areas in Austria invites you to take a rest in the comfortable wine restaurants and inns and enjoy a glass of wine along with typically Austrian specialities.

The old town of Krems is definitely worth seeing as it was appointed UNESCO World Heritage in 2000. Get to know the stunning and thousand-year-old history of the city when walking through the idyllic alleys or visiting the impressive monasteries, churches and houses. The cozy cafés and restaurants invite you to take a rest and enjoy.

If the weather is good, bathing fun is also guaranteed in Krems. The bathing arena provides everything you need for fun, relaxation and a sunny day out with the entire family when on summer holidays in Krems an der Donau. For active holiday pleasures in Krems an der Donau you can also rent a bike and discover the surroundings on numerous cycling and mountain biking paths.

More detailed information provided by the Tourist Board

At the exit of the Wachau, one of the most beautiful parts of the Danube valley, lies the charming double-town Krems-Stein. Krems at the river Danube is worth a visit during any season! Dive into the region at the Nibelungen stream: The Wachau valley - UNESCO World Cultural Heritage!

There are not many cities in Austria which can offer such a great variety in cultural, historical or culinary offers as the attractive "double town" of Krems-Stein. Located in the eastern-most part of the Wachau valley, the town - more than 1000 years old - impresses its visitors with historical buildings in the old town centre, having been declared "World Heritage" by UNESCO in 2000.
Enjoy the different faces of the town when walking through the old town, marked by shops, restaurants and coffee shops.
Due to the realization of the "Kremser Kunstmeile" (art mile), Krems has set yet another sign of its cultural importance. An extensive sports offer combined with numerous large events (the annual Wachau-marathon, including more than 10.000 participants), adds to the existing range of possibilities.

Krems will attract you also in the winter!

The opening of the winter season is marked by the wine baptisms which take place around Martini (November).

Christmas atmosphere in the historical pedestrian zone as well as the traditional "Kiwanis Christkindlmarkt" (X-Mas market) in the Dominican monastery already make you feel the quiet and peaceful time of the year. The snow-covered booths in the old town with crafts, mulled wine and fresh biscuits complete the X-Mas offer.

Welcome to Krems at the Danube

The town experience in the "città del vino"!
Krems at the river Danube is worth a visit during any season! Dive into the region at the Nibelungen stream: The Wachau valley - world cultural heritage of the UNESCO!

There are not many cities in Austria which can offer such a great variety in cultural, historical or culinary offers as the attractive "double town" of Krems-Stein. Located in the eastern-most part of the Wachau valley, the town - more than 1000 years old - impresses its visitors with historical buildings in the old town centre, having been declared "World Heritage" by UNESCO in 2000.
Enjoy the different faces of the town when walking through the old town, marked by shops, restaurants and coffee shops.
Due to the realization of the "Kremser Kunstmeile" (art mile), Krems has set yet another sign of its cultural importance. An extensive sports offer combined with numerous large events (the annual Wachau-marathon, including more than 10.000 participants), adds to the existing range of possibilities.

There is always something going on in Krems!

During every season, Krems has its special flair. Krems offers its guests a special experience: from apricot to wine autumn over the Danube festival, Wachau marathon, cellar lane festivals and more.
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Arrival & Address

From Vienna via the A22 and the B3 to Krems
From the A1 west highway from St.Pölten via the S33 to Krems
From A1 west highway until Melk and then on the B3 to Krems
(through the Wachau)
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From Vienna (Franz-Josef-railway station) to Krems: travel time: about 1 hour
From St. Pölten (west train) to Krems: travel time: about 30-45 min.
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Vienna International Airport (75 km)
Linz/Hörsching Airport (120 km)

Airport Krems-Langenlois
(742 m asphalt-runway, for planes up to 5t permitted)
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+43 512 5351 553

Daily from 8 am - 9 pm
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KREMS TOURISMUS GmbH
Utzstr. 1
3500 Krems an der Donau, Austria
Krems at the Danube - Krems Lower Austria