Wachau World Heritage Trail 12: Rossatz - Oberbergern
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Wachau World Heritage Trail: from Rossatz to Oberbergern
Leaving wine growing village Rossatz the way leads between natural Danube wetland „Pritzenau“ and fruit gardens to a wonderful sandy beach at the Danube. Through the vineyards of Rossatz and the Dunkelsteinerwald you hike up to Pemexel (508m) offering a view to Krems. Via the view point „Bergerner Höhe“ along idyllic field and meadow trails you reach secluded Oberbergern also end of this tour.
According to the habitats Danube and dry grasslands there is an extremelysuccessful conservation brochure: “"Natura Trail Rossatz/Wachau", www.nfi.at (section Natura Trails). The information folder is a good addition to the hiking tour.
Safety informationIn case of an emergency call the mountain rescue Wachau: 140
Tips and hints
Further opportunities for restaurants, taverns and cafes and opening hours:
The stamp station is located at restaurant „Zum goldenen Hirschen“ in Oberbergern, turn right at the chapel and after about 150m you reach the restaurant. Its open year round, on Monday open only until 2p.m. and closed on Tuesday (Phone: 0043(02714/7201).
In Rührsdorf house number 17 restaurant „Winzerstüberl“ run by family Essl is open from March till December from Wednesday to Friday. www.winzerstueberl.at , 0043(0)2714/6384
Restaurant/Hotel Rossatz 8 open from Thursday to Sunday from 11:30a.m to 2p.m. (Monday & Tuesday closed, the hotel bar is open on Wednesday) in the evening the restaurant is only open with reservation. www.rossatz8.at , 0043(0)2714/58337 or 0043(0)720/3166440
Poldis cafe (at church square in Rossatz) open year round (only closed on Wednesday) 0043(0)676/6407220.
More opportunities for accommodation are in Rossatz, Rossatzbach and Oberbergern.
Wine taverns are located in Rossatz and Rossatzbach. Several taverns are open during winter time. In Oberbergern there is only one tavern: „Schnadahüpfl“ family Schmidt (Phone: 0043(0)676/6218896) only open in July. Please see the current calendar for opening hours (Heurigenkalender) at www.welterbesteig.at.
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The places are not directly connected by public transportation. We recommend a taxi service to get back to the beginning of your tour. Taxi companies are: Taxi Bernd Kutschera in Mautern, Tel.: 0043(0)2732/73277 or 0043(0)664/75044418 or Taxi Pattermann MTS in Krems Tel.: 0043(0)2732/81246.
It is possible to go to Rossatz with buses (WL 720) departing at the trainstations in Melk or Krems. The buses are operating every two hours, seven days a week. You can reach Oberbergern on Weekends and public holidays with the shuttle service Göttweig (WL 723, Krems-Mautern-Oberbergern-Göttweig). It has to be called one hour prior of departure. Phone: 0043 810 810 278 to make reservation and more infoat www.vor.at.
A station for the bike rent system „nextbike“ (1€ per hour) is located in Rossatz at the campsite. www.nextbike.at.
Bike ferry Rossatz to Dürnstein: the ferry operates from April to October. More information about ferry here.
Highway A1 until exit Melk, following B33 to Rossatz or from Mautern via the country road to Oberbergern.
in Rossatz at the public parking lots arround church square or at the center of Oberbergern.
Hiking boots, raincoat, enough to eat and drink, a trail map and maybe a list of open taverns. You can find an equipmentlist on www.welterbesteig.at section service/tips.
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