The internationally acknowledged festival, recorded in the book of world records as well, is a genuine fiesta; the celebration of fish soup and friendship taking place on the second Saturday of July. 

Over the last six years, "wachau GOURMETfestival" has been established as one of the most important international culinary art festivals. It is mentioned in one breath with festivals in St. Moritz or Rheingau and other benchmarks and has long outrun numerous traditional and well-established festivals.

While the Danube Wine Route is a must for wine lovers, it is also the ideal trip for those who want to discover places and traditions not yet discovered, across different countries in central Europe. This amazing transnational journey crosses 12 different wine regions and provides a unique experience that mixes wine and food, culture, history, nature and traditions while the Danube River remains a permanent fellow traveller.