Historical and UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Anyone interested in European history cannot avoid a trip along the Danube. No region is more rich in history and spans more eras than the regions along the Danube through the most central European states. 2000 years of cultural history can be found along this route through 4 countries, 3 capitals and 9 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Documents in the form of castles, palaces, excavation sites, museums, make the journey through time alive and impressive. The following World Heritage Sites in the regions honor the historical significance and special beauty of the landscape and culture.
Along the Danube and in its immediate vicinity are a large number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Regensburg: Regensburg Old Town and Stadtamthof
Vienna: Schönbrunn Palace and Gardens and historic center
Budapest: Danube embankment area, Andrásyy út, Buda Castle District
Pannonhalma: Benedictine Abbey
Pécs: Early Christian Cemetery
Salzburg: Historic city center, prehistoric pile dwellings (in the Salzkammergut: Attersee, Mondsee), cultural landscape Hallstatt Dachstein/Salzkammergut.
Český Krumlov: historical old town