There are some stunning views and great holidays to be had in Danube Valley accommodation. The second largest river of Europe, the Danube, passes through Lower Austria and stretches all the way to the Bratislava region in Slovakia. Along the way there are small villages to explore as well as the river's natural surroundings. A canoe trip is certainly a good way to make the most of the Danube Valley and from holiday apartments Danube Valley you can explore the Nationalpark Donau-Auen Marshlands from your canoe. The stretch of river known as the Wachau is the most popular place to visit however. It's now a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of it's outstanding architecture and natural beauty.
Some of the villages on the Wachau stretch close to Danube Valley accommodation include Melk, Dürnstein and Krems. Krems is a great place to head for wine lovers and the small centre is great for a romantic lunch or dinner in one of it's restaurants or bars. The town of Dürnstein is the perfect place for hikers and climbers due to it's granite cliffs which are surrounded by a lush forest. While in Dürnstein, don't forget to make a trip to it's monastery which is Baroque jewel. Melk is probably the most frequently visited village out of all 3 and that's because of it's Abbey. The Abbey was the centre of intellectual life for Austria in the middle ages and today, it's beautiful baroque architecture can be admired while on your holiday in holiday apartments Danube Valley.