Day 1: Arrive in Vienna and check into your hotel. A short walking tour through the Inner City, ending with an early dinner at Vienna’s oldest restaurant "Griechenbeisl".
Day 2: Starting from your hotel with public transportation the goal is the Nussberg, a well-known wine area in Vienna. After several stops at various vintners the day ends at a well-known wine-tavern with more tasting and dinner and Viennese music.
Day 3: After breakfast travel by bus to Eisenstadt and check into hotel; meet with local guide and start with hiking. Tour to "wine city" Rust with guide, lunch on own, winetasting at Weinakademie in Rust; return to Eisenstadt by public transportation.
Day 4: Visit of Esterhazy Palace After lunch start with hiking tour to Donnerskirchen with guide, distance approx 11 km, hiking time 3 hours, wine tasting dinner at the famous Leisserhof in Donnerskirchen; return by train to Eisenstadt.
Day 5: Return to Vienna by bus; then travel by train to Krems in the Wachau; transfer to hotel. After check in, hike to Durnstein with guide; stop for a wine tasting at the winery of the Freien Weingartner. Afterwards hike on to the town Durnstein - visit castle and baroque church; lunch on own at a local wine tavern. Return to Krems by steam ship on the Danube. Dinner at Moerwald’s Restaurant "Kloster Und".
Day 6: Hike to Langenlois, with guide; visit the wine museum Loisium and to a local vintner for wine tasting. Back to Krems by train for dinner at the Steigenberger hotel.
Day 7: Hike across the Danube to visit the baroque abbey of Gottweig. Hike from Gottweig back to Mautern to the very old and traditional bio vintner Nikolaihof for lunch and wine tasting. Return to Krems with a bus.
Day 8: Return to Vienna by train and taxi to airport.
Note: The tour can also be taken in segments only: Vienna and Burgenland or Vienna and Wachau.
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