Spitz, Austria

Spitz an der Donau is a market town in the district of Krems-Land in the Austrian state of Lower Austria, further down from Willendorf on the left bank of the Danube.

Spitz is known for its vineyards and winemakers. In May a walk is held through the vineyards with the winemakers accompanied by musicians. In July the Apricot Fair is held. The people of Spitz show visitors how many delights can be made using apricots. These include marmalade, sparkling wine, brandy, cake and Knödel (balls).

Things to See & Do

* Fortress of Hinterhaus
* St. Maurice church
* Apricot Fair - July
* Musical walk through the vineyards - May

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – German
Population – 1,665 approx
Land Area – 23.83 km²
Electricity – two vertical square pins and one perpendicular below British style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 43

Port Location – The river port at Spitz is located on the Danube river.

Travel Links - Spitz can be accessed by rail, bus, car and ship. The airport is one hour away.

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