Dienstein Castle is located on the top of a hill next to the small town of Dienstein. The history here can be traced back a thousand years ago. The most famous one is the imprisoned British Lionheart King Charles I. The road to the top of the mountain is not easy, it takes about half an hour. It has a good view from above, overlooking the Danube.
The jewel on the Danube, a fairy tale town like the Garden of Eden There are many fairy tale towns in Europe, most of which are scattered along the Danube. Dienstein is the most charming town in the scenic area of the Danube Wachau Valley. The most impressive thing is that there are many churches in the town, which is really dreamy. When you come to this city, you must go to various churches! Dienstein’s famous origin comes from the ruins of the castle on the hill behind it, which still remains majestic today. The journey up is not long, and you can reach the top in half an hour. You can overlook the spectacular bend of the Danube. Dienstein has all the genes of a European town, brightly colored houses, crooked alleys, flowers blooming everywhere, and a casual and romantic petty bourgeoisie. It is quiet, romantic and cozy, beautiful scenery, and most importantly accompanied by fine wine. Considered by tourists as the most sensational European town. TIPS: The best season: May to October play the best. Transportation: There are buses from Melk in Austria to Dienstein, which depart every hour. The journey takes 50 minutes and the fare is 7 euros. Local characteristics: Due to the long history of growing grapes in the Wachau Valley, the wines here are very famous, the most famous being dry white wines, which are Austrian characteristics.