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Distinctive Church, Small Village

Durnstein is a small village on the Banks of the Danube. Perched on top of the hill is an old... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Canberra, Australia
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Quaint Austrian village

Stopped here on our river cruise. The big blue church is a must see, though it does cost 3.50 Euro... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Stuart, Florida
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Durnstein is a small village on the Banks of the Danube. Perched on top of the hill is an old castle, but the most distinctive building is the blue church, with commanding views over the valley. It’s Durnstein most recognisable landmark and is worth a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TWal1
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Stopped here on our river cruise. The big blue church is a must see, though it does cost 3.50 Euro to get in. Beautiful inside, great views outside. Good food and drinks all over.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elindoo
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Coming into Durnstein from as our first stop on the river cruise from Vienna filled my heart with joy, this is only a tiny little own but loads of fun if you lie local industry and products. My Mum found out that they were well...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Chezpockette
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I didn't think much of this village. There are some good views and some old buildings, but I saw nothing of great interest. I don't think it's worth much (if any time). Views along the Danube are easily had elsewhere. And it's a bit too...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This lovely small town has been seen by millions as it is used it just about every travel brochure and river cruise advertisement for the Danube. Look for the blue and white steepled Stift Durnstein church at the slight bend in the river. Town has...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank RLWOrangePark
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This was not as well organized and busy as many of the other stops on our river cruise. It does not offer many of the recognizable tourist venues that many of the other river towns offer. Therefore, it is much more low key and worth...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank terrence c
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

A must visit if you make it to Dürnstein after visiting the old castle ruins. Their blood sausage is phenomenal. Great service. Felt like you were part of the family.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Prep D
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We cruised down the Wachau Valley and tasted some of the apricot product the valley is famous for along the way. We had a 2 hour stop in the lovely village of Durnstein in the late afternoon. An absolute joy to walk through, a very...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Lathkill
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

One of the stops during our Tauck River Cruise along the Danube. They make a delicious wine, liquor and other things from apricot. The church was beautiful highly recommend you go inside.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank PlymouthGirlL
Reviewed 6 May 2015

The view from the river of this lovely wine village must be familiar to countless people since it is widely used in travel brochures and river-cruise advertisements. I had sailed past previously however this was my first visit to Durnstein in the Wachau Valley. The...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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