More than 100,000 Wachau apricot trees are in full bloom in spring and attract many visitors to the Wachau. Depending on temperature and weather blooming starts in March or April.
The blooming of the Wachau apricot is especially beautiful between Rossatz and Arnsdörfern. Have a closer look of the region on the five-kilometre apricot adventure trail, boasting stunning vistas of Göttweig Monastery.
These very sweet and juicy apricots are harvested from July to August. Many regional recipes and delicacies are based on the apricot: apricot dumpling, juice, ice cream, schnaps, liqueur and lots more. The apricot is a very versatile fruit.