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Running? - of course, the Wachau Marathon (17 Sept. 2017)
The landscape on the Danube is the setting for this popular event. It is popular not only because of its relatively flat topography. Like all events in the Wachau, the marathon is carefully prepared and well organized. There are several distances to choose from. If desired, the runners can choose the traditional marathon or other programs. The big run will start on September 17, 2017 at 10:00 am in Emmersdorf.
On the day before (16 Sept.), the WachauJUNIORmarathon will be held instead of the opportunity for rehearsals. Different variants are also organized here.
While the new wine is being matured, the last harvest is offered in trade and gastronomy. For special or simply savory dishes accompanied by the "Wachauer Laberl".
The quality community VINEA WACHAU watches over the Wachau wine.
The Danube is a major European waterway with a length of about 3000 km. For the safety of shipping, there is a "waterway traffic regulation", many hands for maintenance and constant information. So the level KIENSTOCK (Wasserstand Weißenkirchen) or the passage height of the Donaubrücke MAUTERN also above must be enough space. - The colors of the characters are GREEN for the left margin (eg Oberloiben) or RED for the right margin (eg Rossatz). The Danube supplies large amounts of renewable energy. 10 large-scale power plants currently operate in Austria (350 km of the river) and provide clean electricity as a base load day and night.
The Klosterhof in Spitz - Restaurant and Vinothek - MS Mariandl will take you directly. Since 1385 a company of Stift Göttweig - now private, rooms and atmosphere are unique. There is a ship marina for MS Mariandl.
Through the Wachau
With the MS Mariandl, you have the possibility to organize an event / meeting on board, also for team building, get-together, etc. as required. OFFERS ON REQUEST! Family celebration, wedding on board, company event, company trip, club trip
The current trend: Donaubestattung (transfer of urns to the Danube).
Presentation of the urn with remembrances, time for reflection and devotion,
the members of the family can participate, the ship goes up to the square,
the urn is gently delivered to the Danube, the guests prepare a flower carpet
(Duration about 1 1/2 hours)
Smart Austrian invention:
a floating turbine that produces electricity in an environmentally friendly manner.