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Where is Furth bei Göttweig?

The Lower Austrian town of Furth bei Göttweig sits at the eastern periphery of Dunkelsteinerwald Forest and the eastern edge of Wachau UNESCO World Heritage Site. It covers an area of 12.37 m2 and is home to around 2,970 people. Waxenberg at 492 m a.s.l. is the highest point of the region followed by Göttweiger Berg at 425 m a.s.l. The town’s perfect location at the river Danube was reason for the Romans to settle in this area. The town was first mentioned in documents in 1138 AD. Just like everywhere in the Wachau region, winegrowing is a very important industry in Göttweig

How is the weather in Furth bei Göttweig?

The weather in the summer is sunny and often very hot, while the winter is mild with temperatures mostly above 0°C. Mostviertel climate is perfect for orcharding and winegrowing - Wachau is known as one of the best winegrowing regions in Austria. Check out our live webcam for the current weather forecast for today, tomorrow or the weekend. Our amazing live pictures of Furth bei Göttweig make you want to spend your holidays in Lower Austria!

Things to do in Furth bei Göttweig?

Foodies will love Wachau, famous for its wine and apricots. The Wein-Kultur-Keller Museum in Furth not only explains how the grape becomes wine, but also how winegrowing has changed over the centuries. The Museum hosts also readings, exhibitions, concerts, and wine tastings. Visit the museum in bad weather and learn more about the region’s traditions and culture. Explore beautiful Wachau on a boat trip on the Danube, stopping at Krems, Dürnstein, Spitz, Emmersdorf and Melk. Highlights include Melk Monastery, Schönbühel Castle, and the town of Dürnstein with its blue church tower. The area of and around Furth bei Göttweig boasts a wide array of outdoor activities such as swimming, mountain biking or hiking. Hiking Wachau is possible throughout the year and in every weather. It features trails and paths suitable for every level of fitness.  Do you want to have glance at the stunning scenery of Wachau? Check out our live webcams in Rossatz, Dürnstein, Langenlois, and Krems.

What´s going on in Furth bei Göttweig?

Famous Göttweig Monastery towers above the town on Göttweiger Mountain. The Baroque Benedictine monastery looks back to a long history starting in 1038. Join one of the guided tours to learn more about the monastery. The open-air concert “Klassik unter den Sternen” organised once a year attracts lovers of classical music from all over Europe. Have a look at our live webcams to see the monastery and its courtyard. After an adventurous day outside, enjoy some local delicacies and great wine at a traditional wine tavern. Holidays at the winegrowing region of Lower Austria will definitely be a memorable adventure.

How far is it from Vienna to Furth bei Göttweig?

Vienna is 80 km and an hour by car as well as by train from Furth bei Göttweig. Check out the current weather in Vienna with our live webcam.