With only 23,000 inhabitants, Krems an der Donau is a small town in Lower Austria that punches well above its weight in terms of sight-seeing and attractions.
Located in the Wachau valley and resting on the banks of the Danube, Krems holds an important position in the region and is only 70km from Vienna.
This historic city has a rich history of wine production, and also boasts great charm and character with its old architecture and favourable seat on the Danube.
The town has great transport links by rail to neighbouring places and also can be reached from Vienna in only an hour.
Lets explore the best things to do in Krems:
1. Winzer Krems (Wine tour)
The lower region of Austria where Krems is nestled is a famous wine region and Krems has a history of fine wine production.
Winzer Krems is an established winery and produces some of the finest bottles in Austria since 1938. You can take a tour around the estate and learn about the wine making process and the history of Winzer Krems and even have a sample or two of their fine produce.
With grape varieties including Chardonnay, Neuberger, Yellow Muscatel and Pinot Blanc there will be something to suit everyone’s taste.