We spent lunchtime sailing though the Wachau valley. Very scenic even in the winter. Steep sides down to the Danube. This is wine country!
As we approached the village we could see the ruined castle on the hilltop. 300 more words
The Wachau Valley is considered the most beautiful stretch of the Danube in lower Austria. It has a particularly mild and localised climate that lends itself to growing grapes for wine, and apricots or ‘marillen’ for liquors, preserves and cakes. 670 more words