View of the Volksgarten © Wien Tourismus Christian Stemper


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.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Along the Danube and in its immediate vicinity are a large number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Regensburg: Regensburg Old Town and Stadtamthof

Cultural landscape Wachau

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

World Heritage Danube Limes: The Boundary of the Roman Empire on the Joint Proposal of Germany, Austria and Slovakia

UNESO World Heritage Sites in Slovakia

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