Kremstal-Danube Long Distance Trail total

Trekking trail from Any, depending on the chosen stage

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96,56 km length

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  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Route: 96,56 km
  • Ascent: 1.788 egm
  • Descent: 1.788 egm
  • Duration: 27:50 h
  • Lowest point: 189 m
  • Highest point:635 m
  • Round tour
  • Stage tour
  • Nice views
  • With refreshment stops
  • Suitable for families and children

Details for: Kremstal-Danube Long Distance Trail total

Brief description

The Kremstal-Danube long-distance hiking trail combines nature, culinary delights and culture. It offers numerous excursion destinations in the process: A hike that does justice to the multi-faceted richness of the region.


The versatile Kremstal-Donau long-distance hiking trail runs 61.4 miles between the Wachau and Kamptal valleys. Along the picturesque route, idyllic nature combines the finest culinary delights and regional culture, crowned by numerous excursion destinations. From the magnificent Göttweig Abbey and the Senftenberg ruins to the wine experience worlds and forest nature trails, the hike offers all kinds of exciting highlights. Divided into 15 easy to moderately tricky stages, each between four and 11 miles long, the hike is ideal for families and sport-loving newcomers. The hilly landscape can be hiked by young and old and always entices with exciting stopovers. However, a little more time should be planned for each stage – so that the impressive sights can be explored leisurely along the way. For more details on the individual stages, all information is available for free download at

Starting point of the tour

Any, depending on the chosen stage

Destination point of the tour

Any, results from the selected stage


From Vienna via the A22 and the S5 to Krems.

From the A1 Westautobahn from St. Pölten via the S33 to Krems.

From the A1 Westautobahn to Melk and on the B3 to Krems (through the Wachau).


Parking can be found in the parking garages of Krems city centre. Please note the paid short-term parking system with zones in the city centres of Krems and Stein. You can find more information on the homepage of the city of Krems

From Vienna (Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof) to Krems: Travel time: approx. 1 hour

From St. Pölten (Westbahn) to Krems: Travel time: approx. 30-45 minutes

From Linz: Westbahn to St. Pölten, continue by regional train to Krems

ÖBB timetable query

VOR Timetable query Transport Region East

Timetable Westbahn

More info/links

Verantwortlicher für den Inhalt dieser Tour
Letzte Aktualisierung: 09.01.2024

Alle Infos zu den Etappen finden sich auf Die Wanderkarte "Weitwanderweg Kremstal-Donau" kann bei der Donau NÖ Tourismus GmbH telefonisch unter 02713-30060-60 kostenlos angefordert werden oder im Prospektshop auf heruntergeladen werden.


Sturdy hiking shoes, rain protection, sufficient food and drink, as well as a hiking map Kremstal-Donau and possibly a wine tavern calendar.

Safety information

Please note the following tips and advice to ensure that your hiking holiday is a beautiful experience: 

Stay on the marked trails and wear mountain/hiking boots.Please do not leave your rubbish along the path.Carry enough food (water/snacks) with you.Take the hiking map with you or use the free hiking app.Respect the sensitive habitats of flora and fauna. Map recommendations

All information about the stages can be found at . The "Kremstal-Donau long-distance hiking trail" hiking map can be requested free of charge from Donau NÖ Tourismus GmbH by telephone on 02713-30060-60 or downloaded from the brochure shop at  will.

Author's tip

Allow enough time to visit the worthwhile destinations in the region, e.g. the Art Mile Krems with the Landesgalerie Niederösterreich.

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