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The small village of Weissenkirchen, located in the Wachau Valley, is one of the main tourist attractions. Wachau is one of the most renowned Austrian vineyards. Danube landscape 'gallery' in 1994 it received the international status of a man-made reserve, thanks to the efforts of local residents.
Weissenkirchen is a winemaking village, neat and pretty, with houses and courtyards built in the 16th century. One of the main attractions of the village is the Gothic Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin dating from the 14th century.
In the old part of the village you can see buildings, decorated with colorful frescoes, telling about the ancient traditions and history of the noble vine, as well as the production of exquisite wine.
Also worth visiting is the Wachau Museum, which exhibits national costumes, paintings, as well as get to know the history and the wine-making traditions of the region.
Popular varieties in the region are Riesling and Gruner Veltliner. The Riesling winery, which was founded in the 13th century, is the oldest vineyard in the village.
Weissenkirchen offers many opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts – cycling and hiking trails, tennis courts, golf courses and organized beaches.
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Topic: Weissenkirchen in der Wachau wine village in Austria, Lower Austria.