Straubing is a medieval town located in Lower Bavaria, Germany. The city is situated on the banks of the famous Danube River. The streets of Straubing are buzzing with so much fun, culture and history surrounding them. You will find an abundance of things to do in town, there are a lot of Gothic towers and Churches around the area along with other fun activities for the whole family. Enjoy a day at the Zoo or if you are in town during the month of August, celebrate with hundreds of others at the famous annual Gäubodenvolksfest.
Weissenkirchen, or "White Church", is a charming town sprawled along the banks and the hills of the Danube River. Like other villages in the Wauchau Valley, you can see terraced vineyards, off-set by the red roofs of the town proper. View the white church the town is named for, which in its long history has served both as sacred space and protection from invaders in the the 16th century. You will find the inside designed in the traditional Gothic and Baroque style. Visit the Wachaumuseum, housed in a 16th century building, to learn more about Weissenkirchen's role in wine production, as well as the importance of the salt trade in the town's development and art by Krems painter Kremser Schmidt. Nearby villages include Krems and Dürnstein, while further up stream you can visit the Göttweig Abbey and Melk.
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