The Wachau is a stretch of the Danube Valley between Melk and Krems, a landscape of high visual quality. It preserves in an intact and visible form many traces – in terms of architecture, (monasteries, castles, ruins), urban design, (towns and villages), and agricultural use, principally for the cultivation of vines – of its evolution since prehistoric times.
Criterion (ii): The Wachau is an outstanding example of a riverine landscape bordered by mountains in which material evidence of its long historical evolution has survived to a remarkable degree.
Criterion (iv): The architecture, the human settlements, and the agricultural use of the land in the Wachau vividly illustrate a basically medieval landscape which has evolved organically and harmoniously over time.
Year of Inscription: 2000
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- No holidays other then the winters when the sea cannot be traveled
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- Rememeber The Name of the Rose? The Benedictine Abbey at Melk was the scene of the crime. Not to be missed. Also, take a boat trip on the Danube through the Wachau landscape. - Anne-Sophie Redisch
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